Krook & Tjäder started in 1988 in Gothenburg and is today one of Sweden's largest architectural offices with about 300 employees with offices in Gothenburg, Malmö, Stockholm, Halmstad, Borås, Uppsala, Östersund, Kristianstad and Oslo. Together, we have built a strong position in architecture, urban planning, landscape, interior design and product design. Krook & Tjäder is characterised by care, openness and great commitment where everyone works under great personal responsibility. Curiosity, the entrepreneurial spirit with a feeling that-everything-is-possible permeates our business, which creates a fun-filled and dynamic environment. The architects Krook & Tjäder also have a program for co-ownership that is aimed at all employees in the company. It also gives you as a new employee exciting opportunities!
THIS IS HOW WE WORK
Krook & Tjäder is an active player in the market. If someone gets an idea, we capture it, regardless of whether it is a for-profit business for the customer, a new Krook & Tjäder office, our own proposal for a project or to act and debate in our time. What can we do to increase integration, diversity and internationalisation in the architectural industry? We start with ourselves; we do not sit and wait. Our business is based on strong personal relationships and high architectural ambitions with a great understanding of the customer's business. Most of our employees have customer contact with their own projects. The personal relationship is our strength. The concern for the customer, the employee and society are a common thread in everything we do, it creates pride and gives assignments a higher meaning.
We hire people. That is why we work based on a specially developed, structured development model for each individual, where we allow life's weave of work, everyday life and dreams to take place. Krook & Tjäder are employee-owned and it is open to everyone to become a partner. Read more about our vacancies.
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Certifications & Policy
Krook & Tjäder are certified within SS-ISO 9001: 2015 and 14001: 2015
Below is a description of how Krook & Tjäder handle business and personal information in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
CLIENTS AND SUB-CONSULTANTS
Krook & Tjäder collect personal information for the purpose of providing our services in a way that is appropriate to the work. We also do it in order to improve the quality of our services, such as tracking statistics, evaluating our work, and quality control efforts. Krook & Tjäder also collects information for customer relations management and client events.
We collect the following personal information: name, address, telephone number, email address, and position.
For an independent contractor, we collect the personal identity number, since it serves as the business’s corporate identity number.
Our handling of your personal information depends on the existence of a legal basis for that handling. Below is an explanation of the reason and legal grounds for our collection of your personal information.
To fulfill an agreement
We use information for invoicing, project administration, and communication via email.
To satisfy legal interests
Krook & Tjäder will keep your personal information on file as long as you are a client of the company. Personal information is saved for a period of 10 years, according to the standards established in the General Conditions of Contract for Consulting Agreements of 2009 (ABK09), of for as long as we see an opportunity for continued work through additional commissions. We also save information gathered through invoicing in accordance with bookkeeping laws and taxation issues.
To pursue business opportunities
Examples of this include fostering and managing client relationships and inviting both former and potential future clients to events.
Krook & Tjäder saves the contact information of vendors from whom we order regularly or intend to order. When such need is no longer current, we delete the information within at most one year. In Maconomy, our enterprise resource planning software, we save a vendor’s business information but no personal information.
Your personal information will only be used at Krook & Tjäder by people working on the current recruitment. Personal information will be used for the purpose of recruitment. At the end of a recruitment, your personal information will be archived for use in the event of a hiring dispute in accordance with, for example, laws against workplace discrimination. When the potential to dispute a hiring decision has passed, your personal information will be deleted.
The following personal information will be saved in our recruiting database: your CV, portfolio, cover letter, and other information you provide to us such as grades and certifications. In addition, we may save notes from interviews, conversations with your professional references, and the results of personality tests.
Cookies from a third party (such as Google Analytics or another tool) may also be used for analysis purposes and/or to increase traffic to the site and enhance the user experience of it.
If you don’t want cookies to be saved on your computer or would like to limit the use of such information, your web browser can in some cases allow you to opt out or to make your IP address anonymous. Krook & Tjäder save statistics from Google Analytics for a period of 36 months, after which personal information is deleted.
The individual’s rights:
Krook & Tjäder assumes responsibility for respecting your rights in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation. This means that, regardless of whether you are a client, subconsultant, recruit, vendor, or employee, you always have the right to:
- be informed what personal information about you is being used by Krook & Tjäder;
- contact us to have us correct any personal information about you that you consider to be incorrect or misleading;
- request that we delete or limit your personal information if it is no longer relevant to the purposes for which it was collected and if there is no other legal grounds for using it;
- request that you be provided with your personal information in an organized and legible format and that it be transferred from us to another personal data controller;
- revoke your permission for Krook & Tjäder to use your personal information; and
- contact us to stop your information being used for marketing purposes such as email invitations to client events.
The company management consists of a small team of different skills and experience to create an effective working group. The CEO leads the management's work, where we continuously bring in our expertise in sustainability, BIM, Communication, Creative strategy, Tenders, Quality systems and more as an addition based on the issues and decisions that are handled.
Krook & Tjäder has an overall board in the Group's parent company Krook & Tjäder holding. It consists of the major owners and external members with different backgrounds and areas of expertise that are important to the Group. For each office, there are also local boards that handle the specific issues for each company.