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Kvarterhuset Amagerbro on Christian Svendsens Gade in Copenhagen – DK

International Volvo Photo Locations Part 319 Kvarterhuset Amagerbro is located on Christian Svendsens Gade in Copenhagen, Denmark. Often called one of the most beautiful public spaces in Copenhagen, the Kvarterhuset Amagerbro or Neighbourhood Centre of Jemtelandsgade is living proof that nothing is more attractive than the combination of beauty and brains. Emptying an old industrial […]

Vemork powerstation in Rjukan – N

International Volvo Photo Locations Part 318 Vemork is the name of a hydroelectric power plant outside Rjukan in Tinn, Norway. The plant was built by Norsk Hydro and opened in 1911, its main purpose being to fix nitrogen for the production of fertilizer. At opening, it was the world’s largest power plant with a capacity […]

Nylandsveien near Barcode in Oslo – N

International Volvo Photo Locations Part 315 The Barcode Project is a section of the Bjørvika portion of the Fjord City redevelopment on former dock and industrial land in central Oslo. It consists of a row of new multi-purpose high-rise buildings, that was completed in 2016. The developer is marketing the project as “The Opera Quarter.” […]

Rostockgata at Barcode in Oslo – N

International Volvo Photo Locations Part 314 Rostockgata is a street in the Barcode area in Bjørvika, Oslo in Norway. The street runs between Trelastgata and Dronning Eufemias gate. The white building shown in the photos houses DNB NOR and is called DNB öst-bygget (east building). DnB NOR Building. Architects: MVRDV, Dark Arkitekter and a-lab. Three […]

De Gamles By on Alléen in København – DK

International Volvo Photo Locations Part 283 De Gamles By is located on Alléen near Nørre Allé on Nørrebro in Copenhagen, Denmark. De Gamles By or The Old Town defines an area of ​​nursing homes and elderly homes at Nørre Allé in Nørrebro, Copenhagen. It is also encircled by Guldbergsgade, Sjællandsgade and Møllegade. The name De […]

US Custom House in San Francisco – USA

International Volvo Photo Locations Part 281 The U.S. Custom House is located on 555 Battery Street in the Financial Distric in San Francisco in USA. The building block is enclosed by the Battery Street, Jackson Street and Washington Street. The US Custom House was built to house offices of the United States Customs Service. In […]

A week in Athens, Greece

Between februari 23 and march 1st, Malin and I spent a week in Athens, Greece. We enjoyed the wonderful weather, the great people we have met, the delicious greek food, a lot of old and new culture, modern and classic arts and some advanced modern architecture. Here a some of the highlights that we have […]

Carrer d’Angel J Baixeras in Barcelona – ES

International Volvo Photo Locations Part 250 Carrer d’Angel J Baixeras is a street in the Gothic Quarter (or Barrio Gótico in Spanish) in Barcelona, Spain. At this location, the Spanish Postal services Correus has a postal office, hence the many yellow cars in the street today. Angel J Baixeras was an Spanish architect and urbanist […]

Rogers Dr in Cold Spring Harbor – USA

International Volvo Photo Locations Part 246 Cold Spring Harbor is a hamlet and census-designated place (CDP) in the town of Huntington, Suffolk County, New York, on the North Shore of Long Island. Great photography for Volvo Cars USA by Marlyne & Patrick Curtet! Cold Spring Harbor was named after the naturally cold freshwater springs that […]

The Two Byres in Waternish – UK

International Volvo Photo Locations Part 236 The Two Byres (“An Dà Bhàthach” in Gaelic) is a modern, eco-friendly house available for holiday lets on the Isle of Skye, rated 5 stars by Visit Scotland in 2014. Set in the crofting community of Hallin, on the Waternish peninsula, the house faces out over Loch Bay and […]