Tham & Videgård | Critical Distance | 15 Feb 2018
Speakers: Bolle Tham and Martin Videgård
Moderated by Luís Tavares Pereira
at Centro Cultural de Belém, Lisbon, Portugal
15 Feb 2018, 7pm
Studio 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, and twice the Kasper Salin Prize, most recently in 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 Prize 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 Treehotel in Harads. Tham & Videgård are members of the Swedish Royal Academy of Arts and also teach and lecture 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. In 2017 El Croquis published the fifth monograph on the work of Tham & Videgård. The same year the practice exhibited as the sole Nordic participants at the Chicago Architecture Biennial 2017 “Make New History”.