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Advice

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Inside-out-outside-in?

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Remember II?

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Postverket vs. Postnord.

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Radiate

January 4th, 2018 Comments off

AB ATOMENERGIS EXPERIMENTREAKTOR R1, STOCKHOLM

An experimental nuclear reactor that was housed 25 meters under the campus of KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm.

That would be in the very inner city of the capital of Sweden. The reactor was active between 1954 and 1970.

It was the first Swedish nuclear reactor and the only one thus far to have been completely disassembled and decommissioned.

The many (compared to population and other energy resources) Swedish nuclear reactors (at least 14) suggests something about ambitions other than producing electric power.

The kind of ambition that requires weapons-grade plutonium to achieve.

…Reaktor 1, R1, startas, och klockan 18:59 den 13 juli 1954 gick reaktorn kritisk, det vill säga kärnklyvningen blev självgående.
…Reactor 1, R1, is started, and 18:59 the 13th of July 1954 the reactor becomes critical and manifests fission – a sustained and slow nuclear chain-reaction.

https://www.r1.kth.se/
http://130.237.3.237/DomeOfVisions/

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Remember?

January 4th, 2018 Comments off

Folkhemmet

Folkhemmet, the Swedish Welfare State, is a term used by social democratic politician Per Albin Hansson to describe an equal society without class differences, characterised by mutual understanding.

In Folkhemmet’s Sweden, everyone was entitled to decent housing.

The era of Folkhemmet was roughly between 1930 and 1965.

The housing situation in Sweden in the early 20th century

At the beginning of the 20th century, Sweden was a country with large class differences. Many people lived in small spaces in dark, old-fashioned apartments. The rent could be high. Having a lodger was common, even if the apartment did not have a separate living room or bedroom. Hygiene was a problem. Only having access to cold water and an outdoor privy made it difficult for people to keep themselves, their clothes and their homes clean.

Various initiatives were taken to improve the housing situation, including some non-profit housing foundations as well as the early own-your-own-home movement and later co-operative housing associations, such as HSB.

The 1930’s saw the start of a social housing study, the aim being to chart the situation in Sweden and to produce guidelines for housing policy. After the Second World War, efforts were made by national and local authorities to tackle the housing shortage and improve standards. The goal was good housing at a reasonable cost for residents: a maximum of two people per room, excluding the kitchen. Rent should equate to around one-fifth of an industrial worker’s pay.

The new apartments were built according to the Functionalist ideal presented at the Stockholm Expo in 1930 – ideally dual-perspective windows, and easy to clean without unnecessary edging on doors and cupboards. Great care was also taken with the fixtures and fittings.

Different studies were carried out to discover how a housewife used her workspace, the home. This is were Hemmens forskningsinstitut – literally The Household Research Institute – which was formed in 1944, played an important role.

The apartment from the era of Folkhemmet is produced by Nordiska museet 2013.

https://www.nordiskamuseet.se/

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Quantify

January 1st, 2018 Comments off

The objects.

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Ride

January 1st, 2018 Comments off

I want to ride by bicycle, I want to ride my bike.

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Diamond Effect

January 1st, 2018 Comments off

Moon/light is not the same.

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2018

January 1st, 2018 Comments off

This is resurface.se …

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