Our old and peculiar house

Sven Grundberg
Oct 9, 2019 · 5 min read
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Södra Bankohuset in an engraving by Willem Swidde from 1691.
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The Italian-inspired vestibule. Informally, we call it the Piazza.
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The staircase was added to the building in the year 1785.
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Part of an oil-on-panel from 1535 that depicts Stockholm before our house was built. The building in the center is the old Stockholm weighing house where Södra Bankohuset stands today.
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To this day, Stockholm is dominated by houses with yellow, orange, beige and pink stucco facades, a trend set by Södra Bankohuset almost 400 years ago.
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This is our largest meeting room and used to be the Swedish central bank’s board assembly room.
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Originally, the board assembly room was clad in green fabrics displaying a forest landscape. It was refurbished in a lighter Gustavian style in the 18th century.
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The waterfront view.
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Södra Bankohuset, seen from the Järntorget square.

Embark Studios

Embark Studios is a Stockholm-based games studio, on a…

Sven Grundberg

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Embark Studios

Embark Studios is a Stockholm-based games studio, on a mission to blur the line between playing and making. https://embark.games/

Sven Grundberg

Written by

heading up comms at Embark Studios, managing https://medium.com/embarkstudios

Embark Studios

Embark Studios is a Stockholm-based games studio, on a mission to blur the line between playing and making. https://embark.games/

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