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Welcome to ArkDes on September 27th
Café Blom is open as usual

ArkDes is currently closed for refurbishment.


ArkDes, the Swedish Centre for Architecture and Design, is a museum and a government agency, that exists to foster and develop the role of architecture and design in society. Situated on Skeppsholmen in Stockholm, ArkDes offers exhibitions, installations, lectures, creative workshops, and discussions dedicated to architecture and design.

About the Authority

Read about our mission as a museum and authority. Here you will find links to the annual report, budget documentation, and more.


Read the latest news from ArkDes and search in our news archive.


In ArkDes pressroom, you will find press releases, high-resolution images, and contact information for ArkDes press contact.

Contact us

Do you need to reach ArkDes? See all contact details here.


Find contact information for those of us who work at ArkDes.


This is where you find our vacant positions.

ArkDes is a national museum and a national authority with a government mission to enhance the understanding of and initiate discussions about the impact of architecture and design on our lives.

Invoicing and procurement

Looking for details and information for invoicing and procurement? Click here.

Rent our spaces

Invite your colleagues, clients, collaborators, or friends to an extraordinary experience in the beautiful venues of ArkDes and Moderna Museet on Skeppsholmen.

Friends of ArkDes

Architecture and design are best experienced in good company! Friends of ArkDes is a non-profit association for those who want to delve into architecture, urban planning, and design, both within and outside ArkDes.

Photo: Sima Korenivski. 2021.