Raw and honest
IN A LEGACY OF ARCHITECT SIGURD LEWERENTZ
– BLIQUE BY NOBIS
This concrete building on Gävlegatan in Stockholm was designed
for Philips in the 1930s. It was planned and constructed by Sigurd
Lewerentz, one of Sweden’s most famous architects, known worldwide
for his brilliant work, such as Skogskyrkogården in Stockholm, also
known as the Woodland cemetery, a Unesco World Heritage which
he designed together with his colleague and friend Gunnar Asplund.
SIMPLICITY, ELEGANCE and careful
choices of materials are characteristics
for Lewerentz’s buildings. This one is no
exception. With his eye for details and the
ability to remove unnecessities, he knew how
to combine modernity with centuries-old
history, making his work timeless.
In 2015 Nobis Hospitality Group teamed
up with Wingårdhs architects, under the
leadership of star architect Gert Wingårdh,
to create a contemporary hotel with a design
Blique by Nobis // Construction. Photo: Andreas von Gegerfelt.
Blique by Nobis // Photo: Bruno Ehrs.