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Tham & Videgård Arkitekter are based in Stockholm, Sweden, and directed by co-founders and lead architects Bolle Tham (b.1970) and Martin Videgård (b.1968). Since the start in 1999 the practice has attracted attention for its experimental approach and innovative built works. Tham & Videgårds projects has won several national and international awards, most recently the Kasper Salin Prize 2015 for the new KTH School of Architecture at the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm.

Other major works include the Kalmar Museum of Art (Kasper Salin Award 2008), the Moderna Museet Malmö (for the Swedish Museum of Modern Art), the Tellus Nursery School, the Uppsala Department store, the Archipelago house, the House Lagnö, the Creek House, the Apartment Humlegården and the Tree Hotel in Harads.

2015 included the completion of three of the firms largest projects to date: Västra Kajen housing in Jönköping; the Uppsala department store and the KTH School Of Architecture. As well as the first as a new school building at the Krabbesholm School of Art, Architecture and Design in Skive, Denmark.

Tham & Videgård has also gained opportunities to work abroad and is regularly invited to participate in international exhibitions. Most recently at a solo exhibition at La Galerie d´Architecture in Paris, the Lisbon Triennale, the 12th and 13th International Venice Architecture Biennales, the Victoria & Albert Museum in London UK and at the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art in Denmark.

Bolle Tham and Martin Videgård are members of the Royal Academy of Arts and regularly teaches and lectures at schools of architecture in Sweden and abroad. In 2014-2015 they were invited guest professors at the PBSA Peter Behrens School of Architecture in Düsseldorf, Germany. Tham & Videgård have lectured at the Netherlands Architecture Institute, Rotterdam (NL), at ETH Zürich (CH), École Spéciale d’Architecture and the Pavillion de l’Arsenal, Paris (FR), at the Architectural Association (AA) School of Architecture, London (UK), at the Royal Academy of Arts, London (UK), at the Harvard Graduate School of Design (GSD) in Cambridge and at the IIT, the Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago (USA).

For Wästberg Tham & Videgård have designed w171 alma.

Photo: Henrik Nielsen