Groundbreaking for the National Archives

The first sod is now being turned for the construction of student housing in the Landsarkivet in Lund. FOJAB arkitekter has, on behalf of Lund Nation, designed student housing with the aim of giving the historic building new life.

The Landsarkivet will be home to up to 150 students, making it a welcome addition to the tight housing market in Lund. The project comprises a total of 8,800 square meters of new construction and renovation and consists of four buildings. Two of these were built in 1903. In 1971, the characteristic extension designed by Bernt Nyberg was added. The fourth will be a new five-storey building clad in Corten steel. The homes are planned to be ready for occupancy in the fall semester of 2014.

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