Monday, March 30, 2020

Sunday, March 29, 2020

Brandbergens Centrum

Brandbergen Brandbergens Centrum
Around 11 000 people live in Brandbergen. A suburb in Haninge that was part of the Million Programme. Half a century later it is time to renovate the mall and build new apartments. This was the big parking deck at the mall up until a few weeks ago. I was last there last Summer shopping for a BBQ at Villa Blåmes. I remember discussing how badly the place needed some renovation while we were driving up the uneven ramp, and now it is finally happening. The architects are Koen Kragting & Louise Jalilian at Urban Couture Arkitekter.

Friday, March 27, 2020

New Apartment Building

New Apartment Building
Sixty new apartments under construction at Vendelsömalmsvägen. The builder is Danator. In the background the new retirement home Villa Tjädern that will open up next month.

Thursday, March 26, 2020

The passage

The passage
The passage between the commuter station in Handen and Poseidons Square at the mall is no more. At least for a while. It was a dark tunnel for many years, later it was lit up both by lights and artwork. This is how it looks today.

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Haningeterrassen

Haningeterrassen Empty Balconies
To the left the Handenterminalen, a monstrosity that dates back to 1979. To the right the newly renovated Najaden building. In the middle, a brand new apartment building, part of the Haningeterrassen project in central Handen. From there you would have a good view over the Upper Lake at Rudan. I snapped the photo from the hill overlooking the lake. The area in front of the building is a bit of a mess at the moment but a few years from now it is supposed to be a new meeting place called Tritons plats.

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Övre Rudasjön

Övre Rudasjön
The first swim of the year will have to wait. This was the scene at the Upper Lake yesterday.

Sunday, March 22, 2020

Friday, March 20, 2020

New Apartments

New Apartments
A new apartment building at Vegastaden. Panorama made from nine images shot with the 18-135mm lens. Tricky to stitch together as the crane kept moving. The nerve of some crane operators! You obviously need to shut everything down when a photographer arrives! The location is pretty good, you can see the commuter station to the right. Jump on the train and be in Stockholm 20 minutes later.

Thursday, March 19, 2020

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

USA-Bilar (US-Cars)

USA-Bilar (US-Cars)
That is what a sign used to say at this building at Kvarntorp in Handen for a very long time. Back in the 1970s Palle Eriksson & Mayer imported cars from the US, and sold them here. It was also a repair shop run by a man called Boström. Later it became Auto Team, owned by a guy nicknamed Dimman. Today Haninge Bil Mek and AC Service. This area has undergone a big change in recent years and is now part of the new Vegastaden.

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Accident

Accident
Ammonia leak at the industrial park in Jordbro today, at a cold storage warehouse. I passed by twice, police and rescue personnel everywhere. Long queys along the roads with a hundred or so trucks that were headed to the industrial park. People were told to stay indoors in part of Haninge but the police I saw just gave me the heads up to bike through the area.

Monday, March 16, 2020