Vårväderstorget with Långbordet is Sweden's First Safety-Certified Square


In 2020, Gothenburg City Council aimed to eliminate vulnerable areas. Framtidenkoncernen, including GöteborgsLokaler, played a key role, investing heavily in Vårväderstorget. Over two years, the square transformed into Trädgårdstorget, inspired by a garden city vision. Green facades and roofs and inviting greenery are some things that now encourage gatherings. Enhanced safety features also include better lighting and signage.

To ensure the square meets safety standards, it has been certified according to the principles of the BoTryggt2030 handbook by Stiftelsen Tryggare Sverige.

Nola encourages similar initiatives strengthening both community and urban spaces, often collaborating with architects and city planners to develop site-specific projects and products. Långbordet, born in a neighborhood in Helsingborg with similar challenges, exemplifies our commitment to creating safer, more vibrant communities.

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As the calm settles, we reflect on the design week and can once again confirm that things are best done together. Therefore, we extend a big thank you to all visitors, partners, and designers who made Stockholm Design Week and the Furniture Fair a successful and enjoyable event.

Browse through Nola's updated 2024 catalog featuring articles, new products, and design classics from our extensive range, all within 82 informative pages.

Warmly welcome to visit us at booth A03:18 at the Stockholm Furniture Fair. Here, we have created a winter garden framed by Mattias de Lima's beautiful wooden pavilions where we showcase the season's new arrivals and much more.