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Gingerbread House 2017

30 November 2017 - 7 January

Gingerbread House 2017 is a different and aromatic exhibition of imaginative gingerbread houses. The theme is Boundless. It’s a competition where children, professional bakers, architects and amateurs create side by side.

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We have encouraged all bakers to challenge themselves and their gingerbread dough to reinterpret what a gingerbread house can be.
The bakers, as always, have enjoyed complete freedom as to how they interpret the theme. This year, they have been advised to push the limits even further – to challenge themselves, convention and the material itself.

Competitors are grouped into four categories: architects; designers and professional bakers, up to twelve-year-olds, and everyone else who bakes.

The winners of the Gingerbread House 2017
All entries

Jury

Rahel Belatchew, architect
Frida Leijon, confectioner of the year, 2016
Pablo Londono, designer
Walter Sundling, Sweden’s youngest Masterchef, 2017
Björn Wallsten, instigator of the year’s theme: Boundless

Visiting groups and school classes

Larger groups, preschools and school classes are welcome to visit the gingerbread house exhibit by themselves. No advance booking required. Hosts will meet you when you arrive.

There are clothes lockers where coats and large bags can be stored safely. There is also an unattended cloakroom in the foyer.

Queue up for the exhibit hall when you are ready.

Our hosts will introduce all groups to the gingerbread house exhibit and guide you in. There may be wait times if many groups/classes arrive at the same time. Please ask our hosts if you have any questions.

At the seaside entrance on floor 1 you will find a room with tables and chairs where you can eat packed lunches. No food is allowed in the exhibit halls.

Please be considerate of other visitors. Teachers are responsible for their classes during visits.

For questions about the exhibit, e-mail pepparkaka@arkdes.se

Images from the exhibition


Winner of the category Architects, designers and bakers. Baker: Bagare: Cecilia Andersson Anna Heimburger Sara Hagman.

Winner of the category Architects, designers and bakers. Baker: Bagare: Cecilia Andersson Anna Heimburger Sara Hagman.

Second place in the category Architects, designers and bakers. Baker:Astrid Elander och Tova Björkquist.

Second place in the category Architects, designers and bakers. Baker:Astrid Elander och Tova Björkquist.

Honourable mention, Architects, designers and bakers. Baker: Ettore Bellini.

Honourable mention, Architects, designers and bakers. Baker: Ettore Bellini.

Winner of the category Everyone else who bakes. Baker: Linnéa Eklöf

Winner of the category Everyone else who bakes. Baker: Linnéa Eklöf

Audience prize and second place in the category Everyone else who bakes. Baker: Simone Stadthagen

Audience prize and second place in the category Everyone else who bakes. Baker: Simone Stadthagen

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Read more about the exhibition

We have encouraged all bakers to challenge themselves and their gingerbread dough to reinterpret what a gingerbread house can be.
The bakers, as always, have enjoyed complete freedom as to how they interpret the theme. This year, they have been advised to push the limits even further – to challenge themselves, convention and the material itself.

Competitors are grouped into four categories: architects; designers and professional bakers, up to twelve-year-olds, and everyone else who bakes.

The winners of the Gingerbread House 2017
All entries

Jury

Rahel Belatchew, architect
Frida Leijon, confectioner of the year, 2016
Pablo Londono, designer
Walter Sundling, Sweden’s youngest Masterchef, 2017
Björn Wallsten, instigator of the year’s theme: Boundless

Visiting groups and school classes

Larger groups, preschools and school classes are welcome to visit the gingerbread house exhibit by themselves. No advance booking required. Hosts will meet you when you arrive.

There are clothes lockers where coats and large bags can be stored safely. There is also an unattended cloakroom in the foyer.

Queue up for the exhibit hall when you are ready.

Our hosts will introduce all groups to the gingerbread house exhibit and guide you in. There may be wait times if many groups/classes arrive at the same time. Please ask our hosts if you have any questions.

At the seaside entrance on floor 1 you will find a room with tables and chairs where you can eat packed lunches. No food is allowed in the exhibit halls.

Please be considerate of other visitors. Teachers are responsible for their classes during visits.

For questions about the exhibit, e-mail pepparkaka@arkdes.se