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Windgårdh Arkitektkontor
Kungsgatan 10A
SE 411 19 Gothenburg, Sweden

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Gert Wingårdh (born April 26th, 1951) is Sweden's well-known living architect, and has had a major influence on the Swedish architectural scene. His practice's main office is in Gothenburg, with a second office in Stockholm. Wingårdh studied echonomics, art history and architecture in the 1970s at Gothenburg University and Chalmers University of Technology, and has in interviews stated that it was a visit to the Pantheon, Rome, that made him decide to become an architect.

He had his big breakthrough as a regular architect with the Öijared Executive Country Club outside Gothenburg in 1988. The building rendered him a Kasper Salin Prize. Gert Wingårdh started as a Postmodernist in the 1980s, as one of the architects who broke away from the strong Functionalist (International style) norm that held sway over Scandinavia longer than in other countries. He is known to pick up new trends in architecture quickly and interpret them with a personal expressive language which integrates the surrounding landscapes into the projects: "His buildings do not stubbornly adhere to one style but are a response to the task in hand and the surrounding environmental conditions.

Wingårdh has himself described his architecture as ”high organic”, combining high tech with organic architecture. He has also been described as a ”maximalist” rather than a ”minimalist”, his buildings being ”a kind of modern baroque”.

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