Satellitstaden at Residence Botkyrka

Posted by on Apr 21, 2012 in context
Satellitstaden at Residence Botkyrka

For the past two months, I have been a resident at Residence Botkyrka, a studio program initiated by Botkyrka Konsthall in Fittja. This stay, which is sadly soon over, has been crucial to the project’s deployment. See my page at Residence Botkyrka’s website I cannot emphasize the importance of being able to “inhabit” the site ...

Is concrete housing cultural heritage?

Posted by on Apr 2, 2012 in context
Is concrete housing cultural heritage?

This is very important in the context of Satellitstaden. The project actually takes its main motivation from the fact that miljonprogram estates have virtually remained unchanged since they were built in the 1970s. Authorities now talk about preservation of Fittja’s buildings as a landmark of miljonprogram architecture, but in doing so, they fail to address ...