• Born in Gothenburg, Sweden in 1929-01-21
  • Architect's degree at the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) in Stockholm, Sweden in 1956
  • In 1962 he constructed the first Water Lily House in Salem, Sweden
  • In 1976 he constructed the first Nature House in Saltsjöbaden, Sweden
  • In 1986 he planned Olof Palme's Eco Village in Uttar Pradesh, India on behalf of PM Rajiv Gandhi and constructed Nature Houses in Hamburg, Germany in partnership with Glässel/Thiemann
  • In 1988 he designed the Stensund Aquaculture Building in Trosa, Sweden with Dr Björn Guterstam and constructed the Urban Nature House in six storeys with Jo Glässel in Stuttgart, Germany
  • In 1993 he authored the book "På Akacians villkor" (On the terms of the Akacia) with Marianne Fredriksson
  • In 1994 he projected "Kretsloppshuset" (Ecocyclic Home) for Skansen, Stockholm with scenographer Jan Öqvist
  • In 1997 he designed "Urhuset" (Ecocyclic Timber House) in Vaxholm, Sweden with Jan Öqvist
  • In 2000 he designed and erected "Himmelshuset" (Cabin to the Sky) for Länsmuseet's exhibition in Jönköping, Sweden
  • In 2004 he erected Nature Houses in Vänersborg and Värmdö, Sweden
  • From 1990 to 2006 he developed the concept "From BIO-NOOK to BIO-GIGAPOLIS"
"Your House Is Your Larger Body.

It grows in the sun and sleeps in the stillness of the night; and it is not dreamless.

Does not your house dream? And dreaming, leave the city for grove or hilltop?

Would that I could gather your houses into my hand, and like a sower scatter them in forset and meadow."

Words: Kahlil Gibran