National Geographic : 1928 Oct
THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE SWEDES MAKE THE MOST OF THEIR SHORT SUMMERS Though farming and dairying are still dominant activities, Sweden, during the past generation, achieved a place among industrial nations. Her trades allied to timber and iron ore are hugely developed, and her engineers and industrial chemists enjoy a world-wide reputation. © National Geographic Society Autocnronmes l umnIei uy T. nuiLI, SWEDEN STRESSES THE NATIONAL CHARACTER OF HER ARCHITECTURE A strong movement toward home life has influenced building activities, especially in the private-home quarters of Stockholm. In its garden suburbs a simple, artistic style of architecture with traditional features is emphasized. An expression of this movement is the annual exhibition of cottages.