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  • 1. STOCKHOLM RESEARCH During the Medieval Era, areas of Stockholm such as Gamla Stan or Old Town thrived with Architecture. Gamla Stran’s oldest building Briger Jarl Tower, dates from the 13 cen- tury. Well preserved due to the sparing of the city during the onslaught of the two world wars. Stockholm was extremely rural well into the 19th century. The Gustavian style entered into the late 18th century scene in Sweden. Named after king Gustaf 3 it embodied his cultural inter- ests and passions that resulted in a golden age of architecture and design. It was very restrained compared to the likes of the French of the time, utilizing pine, and paints in light colors. At the turn of the century, when the number of people moving to Stockholm increased drastically, an expedited buiding era began. Nationalism and classicism were common styles. Ragnar Ostberg Built Stockholm’s world famous city hall. Swedish Grace attracted loads of attention between 1900 and 1930, because it empha- sized detail. Craftsmen, architects, and art- ists worked together manipulating wood, glass, textiles, and metal into beautiful design. Stylsih entrances utilizing gates, doors and ornate handle baniters garnished these buildings. A controversial period of Stockholm’s archi- tectural history was the 60s. Obvious ten- dencies and trends contributed to large parts of the 19th century Klara quarter in the city being demolished. The construction of the Stockholm underground. Which is famous for being the worlds longest work of art, commenced in the 40. Many Swedish 1 designers are architects have left their mark on stations all over the city. The most recent extension was in the 70s. Finally, today’s architecture in Stockholm was returned to the Swedish Modern Style. Utilizing what most would say is the 90’s functionalist architecture.HELIXXILEH DESIGN INC