Caruso St John wins the competition to restore Stockholm City Library

Stockholm City Library

Stockholm City LibraryCaruso St John Architects have won the competition to restore, restructure and add to Gunnar Asplund’s Stockholm City Library.
Stockholm City LibraryThe City of Stockholm is planning right now to develop and renovate the city library. The main building, designed by Gunnar Asplund and inaugurated in 1928, is one of the modern Swedish architecture’s great work, known internationally.
Stockholm City LibraryThe project will involve work to the annex and bazaars as well as to the main building, and will be carried out in collaboration with Scheiwiller Svensson. The work is expected to last from 2017 to 2019.

Stockholm City Library
project by Heike Hanada

In 2007 German architect won the competition to expand Gunnar Asplund’s Stockholm City Library with a design she called Delphinium.
Stockholm City LibraryHanada was selected from 1,160 entries by a jury that included Adam Caruso, co-founder of Caruso St John. But the scheme was scrapped in 2009.

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