• This 125-year-old Swedish Town Has Relocated, Buildings and All

    8 days ago - By Arch Daily

    Kiruna, a Swedish town within the Arctic Circle, has had to relocate owing to geological instability brought on by mining. This unusual circumstance is the focus of Kiruna Forever, an exhibition at ArkDes. Ingenjörsvillan, a house in Kiruna, was one of the structures moved. In the town's new location, a circular city hall designed by Henning Larsen plays centerpiece. Courtesy Jessica Nilden
    Kiruna Forever, an exhibition at ArkDes , traces the town's relocation due to geological instability. “Kiruna is on the move,” says Carlos Mínguez Carrasco, curator of the new exhibition Kiruna Forever...
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