Project Description


The Nordic Watercolour Museum is situated far out in the Swedish skerries on the isle of Tjörn north of Gothenburg. Apart from the exhibition areas the museum consists of a restaurant, workshops, a conference hall suitable for dance and theatre performances, studios, administration offices and a museum shop.
Set apart from the museum by a narrow sound but connected by bridge are five artist’s studios.

Following the inauguration the museum has been awarded a number of distinctions. The project has been reproduced in numerous architectural magazines and books and exhibited in various European countries.

Area: Approx. 2.600 m2

1. prize in open international competition 1996
Inauguration June 2000