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Central Post Office in Stockholm: A Massive Yet Playful Historic Site

The arrival of the twentieth century changed the way we live in many different ways. While plenty of inventions that are commonplace today, were still unknown a hundred years ago, we can say that the modern lifestyle was very much born around the turn of the century. With more people concentrated in large cities than ever before, the urban infrastructure was only one of many areas that needed rapid development.Read more

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The Thiel Gallery: This is How the Wealthiest Swedes Once Lived

More than one of Stockholm’s foremost private residences have been turned into public buildings over the course of the city’s impressive history. These often reflect not only the original owner’s wealth but also their philosophy, hobbies, and worldviews. In this post, I present you the story of the former residence of a banker, passionate art collector, and a mindful man with a deep interest in Nietzsche’s controversial philosophy, Ernest Thiel.Read more

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Katarinaberget: The History of Stockholm Architecture in One Borough

If getting back in time and exploring the architectural journey of Stockholm through the history sounds like an exciting experience to you, I have a treat that is just right for you. Katarinaberget is a well-preserved historical area in the north-eastern part of the Södermalm Island in Stockholm and a unique opportunity to explore the continuous evolvement of the urban environment in the Swedish capital.Read more