Östergatan 32

Östergatan 32

Printed on 230 g/m² paper

Matte finish

Printed in Malmö

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The old central bank - an empirical house built in 1888.

In 1831, the Riksbank opened a branch office on Östergatan in a relatively insignificant empirical building from 1812. The business increased, and in 1880, the remaining parts of the block were purchased, and an architectural competition was announced.

After several proposals were rejected, John Smedberg’s drawings were approved in 1886. The building was built from 1886-1888.

The Riksbank left the building in 1956. It was then relevant to demolish the building, although that never happened. It housed Malmö’s city archives until 1991. In 2001, renovations were underway for new functions and it still stands to this day.

In popular speech this house is named 'Pittahuset', translating roughly as 'the dick house'. Why you may ask? Surrounding the building is 208 shapes that very much looks like penises.

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Is there more houses and history coming?

The aim of this project is to have prints and history of all well known and less known houses of Malmö. You can follow our process and give feedback/ideas on our Instagram.

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Absoutely, if you have any specific requests please contact us either on Instagram or send us an e-mail at info@hom.design.

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Our paper used for the prints is FSC™ certified, meaning, it's more sustainable and better for the environment.

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Why? We want to reduce our environmental footprint.