kjellgren kaminsky architecture: salongen 35 kjellgren kaminsky architecture: salongen 35
apr 16, 2012

kjellgren kaminsky architecture: salongen 35

‘salongen 35’ by kjellgren kaminsky architecture, malmö, sweden image © kasper dudzik all images courtesy of kjellgren kaminsky architecture

swedish practice kjellgren kaminsky architecture has recently completed ‘salongen 35’, a city block filled with passive housing structures in malmö, sweden. each residence is topped with solar panels, supplying the minimal energy use 41 to 45 kilowatt hours per square meter of space. green electricity sources are offered to all dwellers of the complex. the homes are given diverse characters with a range of environmentally friendly materials for the exterior including fsc-certified wood cladding. a similar detailing of windows, doors and railings link the neighboring buildings as well as uniformity in color schemes and continuity with accessory elements such as flower boxes. plantings and vegetated walls turn the habitable spaces in the roofscape into oasises.

sidewalk bordering site’




roof lines

facade detail

structure with roof deck

‘salongen 35’

roof deck

facade detail

home clad with wood planks



interior rendering


site plan

floor plan

floor plan


floor plan

floor plan

floor plan

floor plan


project info:

project: salongen 35 client: höllviksnäs förvaltnings ab type: passive housing size: 400sqm. stage: building, completion year: 2011 location: västra hamnen, malmö, sweden team: joakim kaminsky, fredrik kjellgren, marie löwenherz, alessandro micelli, yvonne lohmann, pamela paredes, maria martinez

awards: 2011 2nd prize in the international competition-aeccafe sustainable architecture challenge 2009 first prize in open competition (markanvisningstävling)

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