Stockholm

One of the best preserved medieval centers in Europe, Gamla Stan, or the Old Town, dates back to 1252 when Stockholm was founded. Until 1980, this part of Stockholm was known as ‘The Town between the Bridges’, but was renamed to Gamla, meaning old, and stan, a contraction of the word ‘staden’, meaning town. Courtyard [...]

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Stockholm is the capital of Sweden, and the largest city in Scandinavia, with a population of just under 1 million people. Located on the east coast of Sweden, Stockholm sits on fourteen islands, situated at the mouth of Lake Malaren. To the east extends the Stockholm Archipelago, a cluster of 24,000 islands that stretch into [...]

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In two and a half weeks, I will be leaving for Europe for the first time since 2006. It’s been seven long years of dreaming about my favorite cities, yearning to return, reading relocation books and sending my resume to any architectural firm I could get an address for. London, Dublin, Copenhagen, Rotterdam, you name [...]

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