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About Kalejdohill

Kalejdohill is an ongoing experiment into the making of place. Commissioned to Urban Sociologist Mia Lundstrom by HSB Norra Stor-Stockholm, Veidekke and Einar Mattson housing cooperatives, Kalejdohill is a research on how to involve the community of Jarfalla into the decision making for a new development in the area of Kvarnbacken.

Kalejdohill closely collaborates with the municipality of Jarfalla on a dual strategy of site specific interventions combined with knowledge production on the making of cities and public spaces.

 

 

Kalejdohill creative director Andreas Angelidakis

Competition co-ordinator Espen Vatn, Oslo

Website design Sotiris Vasiliou, Athens

About Jakobsberg

Jakobsberg is a municipal district in Järfälla. It constitutes Järfälla commercial and administrative center. Jakobsberg is just over 15 km north of central Stockholm and the municipality as a whole has 73 000 inhabitants, of whom about 27,000 live in the central parts ie Jakobsberg.

Jakobsberg, Järfälla's commercial and administrative centre, grew up around the railway. In the 1940s, blocks of flats were built and the municipal council moved its offices here. 

The Jakobsberg Centre includes shops, offices, car parks and apartments, as well as a library, an art gallery, an exhibition hall and a cinema. There are a number of ancient monuments and buildings of historic interest in the area.

About Järfälla

Järfälla Municipality is a municipality in Stockholm County in east central Sweden, and is considered a suburb of Stockholm. Its seat is located in Jakobsberg, part of the Stockholm urban area. It takes about 20 minutes to reach downtown Stockholm by Stockholm commuter rail. 

Järfälla traces its history to the Stone Age and has some ruins from that time. After being Christianized in the 11th century, a church was built around the year 1200 that still stands today. Järfälla continued to be of some importance in the Middle Ages as several important roads went through it. Furthermore, the centre of the hundred was located within the boundaries of the municipality from 1675 to 1905.  

The main population expansion came in the 1930s and 1940s, when many residential houses were built in the seat Jakobsberg for middle-class families commuting to Stockholm.