On this page you will find in-depth articles about our operations and projects around the world. Many of them come from or are based on articles in the Skanska Group magazine, Worldwide, but other articles are also included (except for press releases).
Skanska's Bertschi School Science Classroom – completed in 2011 in Seattle – has achieved certification under the rigorous Living Building Challenge program. This Bertschi elementary school project is the first Living Building on the West Coast and the world's fourth fully-certified Living Building.
The new James B. Hunt Library is the meeting place at North Carolina State University, USA. The modernly designed and certified green building opened in January 2013. It stores more than 1.5 million volumes that are retrieved by a robot.
The Skanska flags are waving over the first Deep Green office in Sweden.
The Väla Gård office in southern Sweden is Skanska's greenest office building
to date. The building is designed to achieve LEED Platinum and Deep Green
building by achieving net zero energy and by being constructed with zero
hazardous materials and with zero waste sent to landfill.
The Group website of Skanska, www.skanska.com, has been ranked top three among Sweden’s 100 largest listed companies in KWD Webranking 2012-2013.
Skanska will build the tallest U.S. modular building in New York City – Atlantic Yards B2 Modular – using new process and offering 363 residential units.
The eleven tower cranes visible from all over Stockholm and Solna are a clear
indication that construction is in full swing at the New Karolinska Solna university
hospital. Swedish rock artist Lars Winnerbäck is even using the cranes in the backdrop film for his summer tour. A brand new university hospital is being created to meet future demands for specialized and highly specialized healthcare.
Skanska’s Royal London Hospital Redevelopment has been named among the world’s top 10 infrastructure projects and was declared number one in the healthcare category in KPMG’s Infrastructure 100 report.
Building the missing subway link between Times Square and West 25th Street involves more than just drilling tunnels. Precision surgery under busy New York streets will make the lifeblood of the city flow a little smoother.
The preparations are now under way in the city, assisted by two biologists and organic bee-keepers, Karolina Lisslö & Josefina Oddsberg from the company Bee Urban. The first stage entails that both have just completed Skanska’s three-hour safety on height course. Falling from heights is actually the most common cause of serious accidents at construction sites. The course includes both theory and practice.
It’s time for kick-off in Poland. Euro 2012 will draw large crowds of soccer fans from all over Europe. And getting to the games in Warsaw, Gdansk, Poznan and Wroclaw requires an excellent infrastructure – such as Skanska’s A1 expressway that links Gdansk to central Poland.
Long-named a priority for its critical infrastructure qualities, the Midtown Tunnel project is soon to become a reality for residents in the Hampton Roads region of Virginia. The project, which will provide citizens with safer, more efficient facilities and increased gross regional productivity, reached Financial Close on April 13, 2012.
It was 40 years ago today, in 1971, that Skanska first entered the U.S. - the world's largest construction market.
The World Trade Center Twin Towers used to be the financial center of the world. The 9/11 terrorist attacks changed all that and claimed nearly 3,000 lives. Skanska is part of the re-creation of southern Manhattan.
Find your way home and all about the Skanska home offer on our new homes websites in Finland, Norway, Sweden and the UK. The websites are purposed to give visitors what they really want and need when searching for a new home.
When the first patients arrive at the New Karolinska Solna university hospital some time in 2016, they will be offered tailored care in one of the world's most sustainable university hospitals. The New Karolinska Solna is Skanska's largest project ever, run and financed through Public Private Partnership.
The Green Tower Office Center is the first LEED Platinum building in Gothenburg, Sweden, and in Skanska’s own property register.
After more than a decade of success in Sweden, BoKlok
(Live Smart) is ready for the big time. The Skanska-IKEA
home concept is targeting international expansion.
BoKlok is Skanska hardware with a typical IKEA marketing
and interior design twist and is designed for the smart,
not for the rich. These affordable, modern homes are
meant for many people.