Alfa Laval’s HQ office and laboratory

Developer:  Fabege AB

Constructor: Skanska

Year: 2022

Location: Stockholm, Sweden

About the project:

Alfa Laval headquarters office and laboratory building in Stockholm. The total area of the building complex is around 20 000 square meters, it includes an office, a high-tech laboratory for product development and testing, and an innovation center for separation technology.

Alfa Laval is a leading global provider of first-rate products in the areas of heat transfer, separation and fluid handling. That’s why a 20-ton rail-mounted crane has been installed in their new lab.

Swetch designed the building’s precast reinforced concrete structures.

Lokstallarna

Developer: Einar Mattsson Projekt AB

Architect: VARG Arkitekter

Year: 2022

Location: Stockholm, Sweden

Project description:

The two residential quarters Östra and Västra Lokstallarna located in Stockholm next to Norra Stationsparken. The total area of the premise is 22 700 square meters and in the near future. Quarters provide homes for 243 families. On the ground floors  are located commercial areas.

Swetch designed the building’s precast reinforced concrete structures.

More about the project and visualizations: https://vargarkitekter.se/projekt/lokstallarna

ÖSTERÅKERS MULTIHALL

Developer: Armada Municipal Properties

Architect: Metod Arkitekter

Location: Österåker municipality, Sweden

Year: 2021

Location site: Sollentuna, Sweden

Project description:

A multifunctional sports hall for the municipality’s needs. The building’s six halls are adapted for such sports as basketball, floorball, table tennis, athletics and gymnastics. The basketball, floorball and table tennis halls are specially planned for international competitions. A café, recreation and meeting rooms are available on the premises. The total area of the sports hall is 13,000 square meters and it can accommodate 2,300 visitors at the same time, 1,900 of them spectators in seats.

Swetch designed the building’s precast reinforced concrete and steel structures.

Retirement home Villa Tureberg

Developer: Skanska

Architect: Gatun Arkitekter

Year: 2021

Location site: Sollentuna, Sweden

Project description:

Retirement home Villa Tureberg with 60 apartments. The area of each apartment is 30 m2. The main advantage of the building is its functionality, which is manifested both in the interior and exterior. The façade is created by combining modern solutions with Scandinavian classic design. The interior uses color schemes and details based on various studies, which are especially suitable and easy to perceive for people with diseases such as dementia. These elements help them navigate in space.

Swetch designed the building’s precast reinforced concrete structures.

Rimnersvallen stadium stands

Developer: Uddevalla municipal council

Architect:  Sweco Architects 

Location: Uddevalla, Sweden

Year: 2022

Project description:

Renovation project of the Rimnersvallen stadium. The stands of the stadium have been supplemented with approximately 4,000 new seats – in addition to the 10,000 seats that existed before. In the future, the expanded grandstands will open up the opportunity to hold national athletics, para-sports competitions, as well as football championships in the stadium. New rooms for para-athletes, sportsmen, and spectators have been installed under the expanded grandstands, thus promoting the accessibility of the building for people with mobility impairments/handicapped persons.

Swetch designed the precast reinforced concrete and steel structures of the stands.

Banken

Developer: Besqab

Architect: BAU

Location: Solna, Sweden

Year: 2022

Project description:

A nine-story apartment building complex with 400 apartments in various sizes – starting from small studio apartments to larger accommodations with five rooms and a separate kitchen, ample underground and surface parking. A recreational environment with sidewalks, a bicycle path and green areas have been established in the territory of the residential block.

The population density of the block is 1000 inhabitants.

The building complex stands out with its decorative brick façade embedded in prefabricated reinforced concrete slabs. In order to achieve high accuracy in the production of the building, SWETCH modeled each decorative element in the Tekla Structures software, and their position was also shown in the blueprints of the building’s precast blocks.

Also, the new buildings are built on top of an existing parking lot, but its load is transferred to the composite columns instead of the parking lot.

Complex calculations were carried out in order to introduce beams of variable cross-section into the design.

Vandenbergh 9

Developer: Besqab

Architect: Brunnberg & Forshed Arkitektkontor AB

Location: Mariehäll, Bromma, Sweden

Year: 2022

Project description:

Industrial estate (former printing house building) on the bank of Bällstaån canal, which serves as the foundation for a complex of 270 apartment buildings above it. The building also provides premises for public needs and business development, and also accommodates a preschool educational institution, which is divided into three parts with a total yard area of 820 m2.

The total area of the building complex is approximately 54,000 square meters.

SWETCH engineers developed the design of the precast reinforced concrete and metal structures of the building complex, and also carried out structural load calculations and detailing, taking into account the already existing industrial building, on which the new residential complex was to be built.

More information about the project: https://vaxer.stockholm/projekt/bostader-vid-ballstaan/

Liljendal

Developer: Real estate and construction group Trym Bygg

Location: Liljendal region in Trondheim, Norway

Year: 2022

Project description:

Multi-storey apartment building complex with 133 apartments, underground parking, spacious roof terraces and common areas. Small two-room apartments with an area of 35 square meters up to larger four-room apartments with an area of 122 square meters are available within the project framework.

Swetch designed the precast reinforced concrete and steel structures of the residential block.

Sickla

Developer: Atrium Ljungberg

Architect: Kanozi Arkitekter

Location: Nacka, Sweden

Year: 2022

Project description:

Swetch carried out the design of the lower floors of Sickla new subway station building, taking into account the different floor levels, as well as the increased ground pressure.  Shops and restaurants are planned on these floors. The station building itself is planned to be 23 stories high, with offices, conference rooms and several green terraces. The total area of the building is 16,500 square meters. Parking capacity for 2,600 vehicles, including 150 electric car charging points and 700 bicycle racks.

Sickla station provides a direct connection between the Swedish cities of Nacka and Stockholm with rail lines and bus services.

NOVA

Developer: NCC Property Development

Year: 2021

Location: Järva Krog, Sweden

Project description:

Nova is an apartment and office building, the premises on the first floor of which are intended for commercial activity. The total project area is 13 000 square meters and 10 000 of them are dedicated to the office, service, and retail space. The building project is L-shaped and consists of two wings with eight and nine floors. Swetch designed prefabricated concrete structures for this building.

More about the project: https://nova.ncc.se/

Sjukhus STS parkering

Developer: Locum AB

Architect: Cedervall Arkitekter

Location: Södertälje, Sweden

Year: 2018

Project description:

Prefabricated reinforced concrete and steel construction design.

The building is a multi-storey car park next to a housing estate. The building is designed so that you can drive up a spiral from the bottom to the top. In addition, the covering slabs are skewed on the second plane so that the water can run off, which makes the design complicated in terms of its component parts.

Molnbydepån

Developer: Botten Bygg AB
Architect: BBH Arkitekt
Location: Ormsta, Sweden
Year: 2018

Project description:

Prefabricated reinforced concrete and steel construction design.

The building is a train repair shop. Therefore, it contains various cranes operating at the same time, making the project interesting from the perspective of static calculations because the cranes form many different combinations. The facade is made up of 120+100+70mm SW walls, which have an interesting wall division, making the structural scheme quite complicated.

LIDL HQ

Developer: BRANDKONSULTEN

Architect: Archus Arkitektur

Location: Barkarby, Sweden

Year: 2018

Project description:

Prefabricated reinforced concrete and steel construction design.

LIDL HQ is a 27,800 m2 office building and store that is owned by the Lidl chain of stores. The object is made up of 23,900 m2 of HCS, 350 m2 of solid slabs and 6,245 m2 of prefabricated reinforced concrete walls.

Inside the building, there is an atrium with several bridges in the middle, which are connected to a vertical ladder truss.

The entire building facade is a self-bearing concrete strut-and-tie system without load-bearing beams at the bottom.

Grow hotel

Developer: Humlegården
Architect: Studio 3XN
Location: Solna, Sweden
Year: 2016

Project description:

Prefabricated reinforced concrete and steel construction design.

The Grow Hotel is a nine storey hotel, spanning 7,000 m2, with 170 rooms, restaurant premises, outdoor and green roof terrace. The building is designed so that the pulling forces do not form in the foundations. Modules are used for the bathrooms, but in order to meet storey height limits and to create huge holes as required by the modules, coverings are comprised of various levels of pre-stressed slabs and HCS.

One of the building’s façades is fully supported by consoles.

Maja Myra förskola

Developer: Skolfastigheter i Stockholm AB

Architect:

Location: Stockholm, Sweden.

Year: 2017

Project description:

Prefabricated reinforced concrete and steel construction design

Maja Myra förskola is a pre-school educational facility.

S7, Västerås

Developer: Klövern AB
Architect: Archus Arkitekter AB
Location: Västerås, Sweden
Year: 2016

Project description:

Prefabricated reinforced concrete and steel construction design.

Västerås is a 12 storey hotel with office premises, restaurant and public premises that is located next to a train station. Since the train traffic causes the building to vibrate, a vibration analysis was conducted. It was concluded that in order to reduce vibration, the size of the beams in the building’s upper floors would have to be increased.

Sporthotellet Granby

Developer: Astadien Byggkonsult AB
Architect: Temagruppen AB
Location: Uppsala, Sweden
Year: 2016

Project description:

Prefabricated reinforced concrete and steel construction design.

The Sporthotellet Granby is a nine storey hotel with 118 rooms, a gym and sports bar on the top floor. It is the biggest hotel in Uppsala. This object is interesting because the load-bearing construction frames supporting the roof are supported by HCS. The most challenging aspect of the object was ensuring the major uplift capability, which arose as a result of the considerable wind plane and few rigid elements.

Åkeshovs sim- och idrottshall

Developer: Stockholms stad
Architect: Liljewall arkitekter
Location: Åkeshov, Sweden
Year: 2015

Project description:

Prefabricated reinforced concrete and steel construction design.

The Äkeshov object involved the renovation of a swimming pool building and the construction of a new sports building.

The roof is built from 23m long pre-stressed TT slabs.

In order to limit corrosion, the object was built using only bolted assemblies and stainless steel components in welded joints.

Ömers väg

Developer: Wallenstam
Architect: Semrén & Månsson
Location: Handen, Sweden
Year: 2017

Project description:

Systemhandling project.

Ömers väg is a neighbourhood of six apartment buildings with two underground car parks that will provide 450 new apartments. The object spans 22,700 m2 with HCS, 1,910 m2 with solid slab and 19,080 m2 with prefabricated reinforced concrete walls.

Kv.Spejaren

Developer: Castellum
Architect: Scharc Arkitektur AB
Location: Stockholm, Sweden
Year: 2017

Project description:

We prepared both the Systemhandling and the full component documentation for steel and prefabricated reinforced concrete constructions.

Spejaren is a 190 m long vehicle centre, spanning 12 000 m2, with a 14 000 m2 car park, located next to a highway used by 100,000 cars a day. The building is divided into four floors of which the two upper floors will serve as a car park. The indoor premises are designed to be spacious – the ceiling will be 6.4 m high.

The car park’s location is on top of the office premises, therefore it was necessary to restrict its movements.

The building’s geometry is longitudinal. It is divided into three different buildings with a moving connection, which presented an interesting challenge in regard to ensuring stability so that major pulling forces did not arise.

Hotel Ulriksdall

Developer: Constrera AB

Architect: Rex Arkitektbyrå AB

Location: Solna, Sweden

Year: 2017

Project description:

We prepared both the Systemhandling and the full component documentation for steel and prefabricated reinforced concrete constructions.

Hotel Ulriksall is a seven storey hotel, spanning 8,000 m2, with 223 rooms. The object is made of 7,700 m2 with HCS, 880 m2 with solid slabs, 960 m2 with prefabricated reinforced concrete single layer walls and 2,920 m2 sandwich walls.

The building has triangular geometry with a huge atrium in the middle.

Tegelhagens skola

Developer: Sollentuna Kommun
Architect: White Arkitekter AB
Location: Sollentuna, Sweden
Year: 2017

Project description:

Steel and prefabricated reinforced concrete constructions.

Tegelhagens skola is a pre-school and primary school educational facility with a gym. It is intended for 600 schoolchildren and 100 children of pre-school age. The object is built from 275 t of steel constructions and 6,600 m2 of HCS. The biggest challenge was posed by the building’s geometry which had varying angles and was asymmetrical. The steel construction roof section was particularly complicated.

MDH (Mälardalen University)

Developer: Mälardalens Högskola
Architect: Studio 3XN
Location: Stockholm, Sweden
Year: 2017
Project description:

We conducted an estimate of the building’s overall stability.

MDH is a university building, spanning 18,250 m2, and a library that will provide workplaces for 350 members of staff and study opportunities for 4,000 students. Work on the object also involved transforming a public pool into library premises. The building has a highly complicated structural system, as well as consoles on all sides of the facade as well as inside the building around the atrium.

Kist Ång Öst and Väst

Developer: Byggvesta

Architect: Kirsh+Dereka Arkitekter

Location: Stockholm, Sweden

Year: 2017-2018

Project description:

Systemhandling project.

Kist Ång is a housing estate made up of apartment buildings and a car park.

Lots of different shops are intended to be located on the lower floors, whereas the upper floors will contain 228 privately-owned apartments and apartments for rent facing the main road, as well as 238 student apartments facing smaller streets. A new home will be provided for a total of 1,300 people. The object is divided into two parts – East and West. The western part is built from 19,380m2 of HCS, 1,140m2 of solid slabs and 21,840m2 of prefabricated reinforced concrete walls. The eastern section is built from 15 300m2 of HCS, 1,570m2 of solid slabs and 20,600m2 of prefabricated reinforced concrete walls. The work on this project was interesting because of the requirement not to reduce the number of parking spaces in the basement, thus creating a complex structural scheme.

Ragvaldsbo

Developer: Botten Bygg AB

Architect: Wingårdh Arkitektkontor AB

Location: Sigtuna, Sweden

Year: 2018

Project description:

Prefabricated reinforced concrete and steel construction design.

Ragvaldsbo is an estate of four apartment buildings with 69 apartments and an underground car park. Built from reinforced concrete constructions, the whole building is supported by steel beams on the first floor covering with very limited height.