Housing by Malmö Live, KKH
Gibraltargatan, Malmö
2013 - 2015

Ur­ban liv­ing with a view

Facing the canal and views of Øresund

The project is located in the heart of urban Malmö with neighbouring buildings such as the major cultural venue of Malmö Live, an office building and another housing block.

The housing block has different heights of 5, 8, and fourteen storeys for most units to get a view of the canal and nearby Library Park. The upper storeys have views to the Øresund.

Units receive daylight from two sides

The flats are deep but receive daylight from two sides. Balconies are niches in the building volume

The courtyard is sheltered by traffic noise

The 86 units comply with passive house standard

Project facts


Project name: Housing by Malmö Live, KKH

Category:Commercial, Housing

Client: Skanska Nya Hem AB

Location: Gibraltargatan, Malmö

Gross area: 8.472

Date: 2013 - 2015

Status: Completed

Number of units: 86 units, and 380m2 commercial


Program: Housing and commercial

Activity: New construction

Job type: Commission

Construction system: Concrete

Contact: Flemming Ibsen, fi@vandkunst.dk

Project group: Olmo Ahlmann

Employees: Luna Fruensgaard


Architect: Vandkunsten Architects

Landscape: Vandkunsten Architects and Sydväst Arkitektur och Landskap

Engineer: Ramböll Sverige ab (Structure), Holmströms rör ab (Ventilation), Puel ab (el), Tyréns ab (acoustics), WSP Brand & Risk (fire)

Contractor: Skanska Sverige ab