joliark's västermalms atrium development finished in stockholm joliark's västermalms atrium development finished in stockholm
sep 25, 2015

joliark's västermalms atrium development finished in stockholm

joliark’s västermalms atrium development finished in stockholm
all images courtesy of joliark




‘västermalms atrium’ is a large-scale residential project by swedish architecture firm joliark. located in kungsholmen, in central stockholm, the twin buildings include 165 apartments, underground parking facility, kindergarten, and several other auxiliary spaces.

the project consists of two large building volumes, positioned in the shape of a V




the forms are positioned into a V-shape, which opens towards the southwest and frames a quiet courtyard for the residents to enjoy. ‘västermalms atrium’s’ structures are pitched, and therefore range in total height from seven levels on the lower end, to 15 floors at the highest.

joliark vastermalms atrium development stockholm sweden designboom
bright grey plaster wraps the building exterior 




inside each, is a signature elongated entrance that stretches from one end to the other, following the slope of the ground outside. both exteriors are shelled in a light gray plaster, which accentuates the lightly-toned woodwork repeated throughout the development. 

joliark vastermalms atrium development stockholm sweden designboom
glassed rooms and triangular balconies highlight a feeling of openness towards the courtyard

view from balcony 

joliark vastermalms atrium development stockholm sweden designboom
apartment interior 

double height attic apartments are located on the top floor, taking advantage of the sloping roof

joliark vastermalms atrium development stockholm sweden designboom
white interior and light-toned wood floors 

concept diagram 

building 1 section

building 2 section 

apartment layout 



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