The interior is adapted to the oval shape of the construction. The wall panels and floor decking are made out of pine wood and the benches of aspen. In the center you notice the nest-like fireplace, built from stone and iron. “The egg shape seeks to symbolize rebirth and new opportunities at the start of Kiruna’s urban transformation, a project that involves the relocation of entire city districts
response to ground subsidence caused by decades of iron ore mining,” the studio added. Project initiator Riksbyggen is an urban developer and the first to build apartments in the new Kiruna. Photography credit: Jean-Baptiste Béranger
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