Previous press releases

  • 2017-06-29 Solid support for the Nobel Center in Stockholm

    Press release, June 29, 2017 Nearly half of Stockholm residents have a positive view of the future Nobel Center, according to a survey conducted by Ipsos on behalf of the Nobel Foundation. The survey also shows that a full 59 per cent would like to visit the Nobel Center. More than half of survey respondents […]

  • 2017-06-27 New success in the legal process

    Press release, June 27, 2017 The City of Stockholm’s decision to use its land on the Blasieholmen peninsula for the Nobel Center was appealed to the Administrative Court of Appeal, which rejected all complaints on June 27. “This ruling is a success for the project, moving it one step closer to implementation. Encouragingly, so far […]

  • 2017-04-21 Ylva Lageson appointed new CEO of Nobelhuset AB

    Press release, April 21, 2017 Ylva Lageson has been recruited to the role as Chief Executive Officer of Nobelhuset AB, the company entrusted with planning, constructing, owning, managing and improving the Nobel Center in Stockholm. Ylva Lageson’s most recent position is as Deputy Head of Division at NCC Building Sweden. She has more than 20 […]

  • 2017-02-08 County Administrative Board approves Nobel Center local plan

    The Stockholm County Administrative Board has decided to approve the detailed local plan for the Nobel Center on the Blasieholmen peninsula in central Stockholm and to reject the appeals against it. The Administrative Board’s decision is an important decision and a major step forward for the project. We are of course very pleased about the […]

  • 2016-08-24 Anna Sjöström Douagi appointed Programme Director of the Nobel Center

    Press release August 24, 2016 Anna Sjöström Douagi, currently Executive Director of the Young Academy of Sweden, has been assigned the task of developing the future public programme activities at the Nobel Center. She will assume her new position during the autumn. In her new role, Anna Sjöström Douagi will help develop broad public activities […]

  • 2016-06-29 Stefan Ränk joins Nobelhuset’s Board of Directors

    Press release June 29, 2016 Stefan Ränk, CEO of Einar Mattsson, has been elected as a new member of the Board of Directors of Nobelhuset. ”The Nobel Prize fascinates people around the world. The Nobel Center will become a much-anticipated home for encounters between cutting-edge research and the general public, and for public discourse between […]

  • 2016-03-21 -Exhibition experts contribute their views about the Nobel Center

    Press release March 21, 2016 Early in March, a conversation was organised among a number of museum directors from Europe, Australia and the United States. Their assignment was to discuss the future exhibitions at the Nobel Center. It turned out to be an engaged and inspiring discussion, and the conversation will continue at further meetings […]

  • 2016-03-15 City Planning Committee says Yes to the Nobel Center

    Press release March 15, 2016 Today the City Planning Committee approved the detailed local plan for the Nobel Center and the building that Sir David Chipperfield designed – an important step in the task of creating a home for the Nobel Prize in Stockholm. “We are pleased with the support that the City is showing for […]

  • 2016-01-28 Museum visitors providing valuable input about the Nobel Center

    Pressrelease January 28 During the Nobel Week in December 2015, the Nobel Museum in Stockholm inaugurated a space that tells about the future Nobel Center and enables Museum visitors to contribute their thoughts about the activities planned for the building. Various types of activities will take place at the Nobel Center. Exhibitions and programmes for […]

  • 2015-09-17 – Improved and refined Nobel Center is unveiled

    Pressrelease September 17 The task of planning the Nobel Center is continuing, with the aim of creating a public meeting place with a focus on science, culture and peace. Today a revised proposal is being unveiled. Its fundamental concept is the same, but the building has been reduced in size and more clearly adapted to […]

  • 2015-06-01 – Donations to the Nobel Center reach one billion kronor

    Stockholm 2015-06-01 Pressrelease The construction of the Nobel Center will be financed by means of private support and donations. Recently, total funds raised reached SEK 1 billion (nearly USD 120 million). Private individuals as well as foundations and companies are helping to support the effort to create a new public meeting place where people from […]

  • 2015-04-16 Nobel Center begins a partnership with Atelier Brückner

    Stockholm 2015-04-16 Pressrelease Atelier Brückner, with its founder Uwe R. Brückner at the helm, is regarded as one of the world’s foremost exhibition design firms. Together with the Nobel Museum, the company has begun the task of planning for the exhibitions that will be displayed at the Nobel Center in Stockholm. “We look forward to […]

  • 2014-04-09 David Chipperfield Architects Berlin wins the Nobel Center architectural competition

    Stockholm 2014-04-09 Pressrelease A unanimous competition jury has selected David Chipperfield’s and Christoph Felger’s slender brass-clad building as the winner in the Nobel Center architectural competition. An internationally recognised architectural office with extensive experience of culturally historical environments will thus become the partner that will help make the new home of the Nobel Prize in […]

  • 2013-12-03 Susanne Lindh appointed CEO of Nobelhuset AB

    Press release December 3, 2013 Today Susanne Lindh was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Nobelhuset AB, the company entrusted with creating a Nobel Center in central Stockholm, Sweden. Since 2009 Susanne has been Director of the City of Stockholm’s City Planning Administration, whose activities include strategic and physical planning for homes, workplaces, infrastructure and services. Susanne’s […]

  • 2013-11-15 The new home of the Nobel Prize is taking shape in Stockholm

    Press release, November 15, 2013 June 2013 marked the beginning of a two-stage architectural competition to design the building that will become the Nobel Center – the new home of the Nobel Prize in Stockholm. The competition jury has now decided which of the entries will be further developed during a second stage. The architects […]

  • 2013-10-03 Design Proposals for Nobel Center Presented

    Press release, October 3, 2013 Eleven prominent architects have now submitted their design proposals regarding the Nobel Center on the Blasieholmen peninsula in the Swedish capital. The competition jury will start evaluating the entries to be able to present two to five finalists in November. The anonymous competition entries are available at the Nobel Museum […]

  • 2013-06-14 World’s foremost architects compete to design Nobel Center

    Press release, June 14, 2013 Some of the world’s foremost architects are now gathering in Stockholm to prepare for the task of designing the Nobel Center at Blasieholmen in the Swedish capital. Today the composition of the jury that will assess the architects’ contributions and name a winning proposal in the spring of 2014 is […]

  • 2013-06-04 Nobel Center in Stockholm to become a reality thanks to a donation

    Jun 04, 2013 09:10 BST Thanks to a generous donation, most of the financing has been secured for construction of the Nobel Center on the Blasieholmen peninsula in central Stockholm. The donors are the Erling-Persson Family Foundation and the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation. Together these donors are contributing SEK 800 million, making it one […]

  • 2013-03-21 Twelve Architects to Compete to Design Nobel Center in Stockholm

    Mar 21, 2013 08:16 GMT During the winter there has been a selection process to choose the architects who will be invited to participate in the planned architectural competition to design a Nobel Center at Blasieholmen in Stockholm. In total, over 140 architects have been considered by a specially appointed evaluation committee. Of these, 12 […]