Probably sweden’s biggest architectural project of the 20th century, the City Hall was completed in 1923 and has become a symbol of Stockholm. It was designed by Ragnar Ostberg (1866-1945), the leading architect of the Swedish National Romantic style, and displays influences of both the Nordic Gothic and Northern Italian schools. Several leading Swedish artists contributed to the rich interior design. The building bf8k” contains the Council Chamber and 250 offices for city administrative staff. The annual Nobel Prize festivities take place in the Blue Hall.
The Golden Room
The Byzantine-inspired wall mosaics by Einar Forseth (1892-1988) have 19 million fragments of gold leaf. The theme of the northern wall is Queen of Lake Malaren.
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