Wooden architecture is becoming a new Swedish
export item. At Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair, February 7-11,
2017, the exhibition Welcome to Woodland will present a wide
range of innovative contemporary wooden architecture and discuss
the different aspects of wooden architecture and design.
“As indicated by the title of the exhibition, the exhibition
shines a spotlight on wooden architecture. We want to show the
craftsmanship in and of itself, but also look toward the future
in terms of Swedish wooden constructions for industrial methods,”
explains Julia Hertzman from Architects Sweden.
In the exhibition, which has been designed by a team of
employees at Architects Sweden in collaboration with Annika
Grottell at the architecture firm, White, the work is
illustrated through short videos that are shown in a forest
glade created by beautiful, rounded and bent banisters.
The banisters are on loan from the design company C&D Joinery in
Falköping. In addition to the assignment to be part of the
design team for the Woodland Sweden exhibition, C&D Joinery is
right now also renovating Stockholm tourist attraction
Östermalmshallen, a food market hall known for its elegant
stands featuring wood ornamentation.
A series of ‘small talks’ about the future possibilities of
wooden construction will also be arranged in the exhibition
every day. Welcome to Woodland is a collaboration between The
Swedish Institute, Architects Sweden, C&D Joinery, the
architecture firm White and Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair.
Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair will be held on February 7-11,
2017, at Stockholmsmässan.