ArkDes
Local time
 
Welcome to ArkDes June 14
Café Blom is open as usual

ArkDes is currently closed for refurbishment.

sv
Current language en

Reports and publications

ArkDes serves as a source of knowledge and a platform for exploring, monitoring, and disseminating knowledge about designed living environments in general, and architecture and design in particular. Through practice-based research projects, reports, seminars, conferences, and other events, ArkDes monitors the progress of policies and collects, processes, and disseminates knowledge from and to practitioners. Here you can access ArkDes’s current reports, conferences, and seminars related to designed living environments.

The content on this page is in Swedish.

Report: Commoning The Heritage 2023

Photo: Johannes Samuelsson. 2023.

Click to read the team 'Robertsforsgruppen' summarizing the work in the project 'Commoning The Heritage'. The report is written in Swedish.

Report: Street Moves 2023

Photo: Daniel McCarthy. 2023.

ArkDes summarizes results from the second phase of ArkDes innovation project Street Moves.

Designed Living Environment 2023: A conference about creativity, knowledge and competence

Watch the 2023 conference on Designed Living Environment, organized by the Swedish National Board of Housing, Building and Planning, The Swedish National Heritage Board, ArkDes and Public Art Agency Sweden.

Report: To cultivate a hometown square

Photo: Gaia Architecture

In-depth report on the project ’To Cultivate a Hometown Square’. By Gaia Architecture with support from ArkDes and Region Dalarna.

Manual: To cultivate a hometown square

Photo: Gaia Architecture.

A manual to inspire more designed meeting places in rural areas. By Gaia Architecture with support from ArkDes and Region Dalarna.

No Man's Land (Ingenmansland)

Photo: HallemarHejdelind

ArkDes commissioned the architecture writers HallemarHejdelind to conduct a study mapping out the physical places and environments that refugees encounter upon their arrival in Sweden.

Designed Living Environment 2022: A conference about the Designed Living Environment in times of urgency

Watch the 2022 conference on Designed Living Environment, organized by the Swedish National Board of Housing, Building and Planning, The Swedish National Heritage Board, ArkDes and Public Art Agency Sweden.

Final report to concept sketches: Visions in the north. 2022

Eleven teams concept sketches and results in the project ‘Visions in the North step 1‘. Read the report at hållbarstad.se.

Report 2021: Quality of life in time and space

Photo: Werner Nystrand. 2020.

ArkDes follow-up report on the Policy for Designed Living Environment 2021.

Designed Living Environment 2021: A conference about the Designed Living Environment and democracy

Collage: ArkDes

Watch the 2021 conference on Designed Living Environment, organized by the Swedish National Board of Housing, Building and Planning, The Swedish National Heritage Board, ArkDes and Public Art Agency Sweden.

Report: Street Moves 2021

Photo: Elsa Soläng. 2021.

ArkDes summarizes results from the first phase of ArkDes innovation project Street Moves.

Report 2020: With a focus on the human being

Collage: Ivy Agency/Oscar Liedgren

ArkDes follow-up report on the Policy for Designed Living Environment 2020.

Designed Living Environment 2020: Conference

Watch the 2020 conference on Designed Living Environment, organized by the Swedish National Board of Housing, Building and Planning, The Swedish National Heritage Board, ArkDes and Public Art Agency Sweden.