Swedish Embassy in Vienna has New Premises

Lifestyle & TravelPersonal Real Estate ♦ Published: May 29, 2015; 14:00 ♦ (Vindobona)

The Swedish Embassy/UN representation and the OSCE-delegation have moved to new premises with extensive entertainment facilities, Schwedenhaus Wien. This represents a new and unique concept which could be a model for how Sweden will be represented abroad in the future. As the Embassy also represents Sweden in Slovakia and Slovenia, Schwedenhaus Wien will have both a regional and multilateral (UN and OSCE) approach.

Schwedenhaus Wien: The Swedish Embassy has moved to new premises with extensive entertainment facilities / Picture: © Swedish Embassy Vienna / Kerstin Schröder

The so called Ringstraßen-Palais in Liechtensteinstraße was acquired by the Swedish Government in 1928 and used to be the ambassador’s residence.

During the last two years it has been renovated in a thorough and environmentally friendly way.

The entertainment floor has been refurbished but has retained its looks from 1878.

The rest of the building will house…