Carl Fredrik Svenstedt Architect

Carl Fredrik Svenstedt Architect


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Carl Fredrik Svenstedt

Carl Fredrik Svenstedt was born in 1967 in Stockholm, Sweden, and grew up in Montreal, Canada. He graduated from Harvard in 1989 and the Yale School of Architecture in 1993, and founded his architectural practice in 2000 after working in New York and in Paris with Santiago Calatrava and Jean François

Milou. Svenstedt won the Grand Prix d’Architecture 2017 for Stone Construction, and was nominated for the Equerre d’Argent, France’s top architecture award, for the Domaines Ott Winery, pictured. He has also received the American Architecture Prize 2016 and the International Stone Architecture Award 2013. Lerival in New York produces his furniture designs.

Carl Fredrik Svenstedt teaches at the Lille School of Architecture (ENSALP) and was visiting Professor at the Spitzer School of Architecture at City University of New York. He has taught at the Versailles, Villette and Normandy Schools of Architecture, as well as the Ecole Speciale d’Architecture, Munster School of Architecture and Confluence Institue in Lyon.

Practice Ideology

Carl Fredrik Svenstedt Architect | CFSA is a compact structure working on select projects. We privilege a detailed-oriented process aimed at guaranteeing quality production. In this spirit, CFSA work at many scales, ranging from public projects to furniture design, with an emphasis on innovative construction methods that result in sustainable buildings.

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