The Woodland Cemetery, called “Skogskyrkogården” in Swedish, is a cemetery located in the south of central Stockholm. Its design, by Gunnar Asplund and Sigurd Lewerentz, reflects the development of architecture from Nordic Classicism to mature functionalism. The cemetary was completed around 1920. It has some notable interments, for example it is the final resting place of Greta Garbo. In 1994, Skogskyrkogården was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Here’s a few shot taken in Stockholm today with the Sony Zeiss FE 24-70 f4 lens. The Lens has got pretty bad reviews, much because of distortion issues. I’ve just started using the lens. So far I like it, and Lightroom does a pretty good job correcting the flaws.
These are photos from Slussen, a most probably soon to be demolished interchange and lock in central Stockholm. The demolition has been hugely debated in Stockholm between the side who wants to restore or rebuild the current construction and the side who wants a new, modern solution. The debate has led to significant delays, but as it looks now the latter side seems to be winning. Above: The opening of Slussen in 1935 Below: Slussen today “Save Slussen” “Stop the […]