koloni allotments

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At the start of the 1900, Anna Lindhagen identified

the malaise that industrialization had brought to the

lives of factory workers - overcrowding, poor health

and lives devoid of hope. She initiated a system of

allocating plots of land to factory workers to enable

them to reconnect with nature and improve their

diet by growing fresh produce.

Koloni are often to be found, hidden in unlovely

outlier areas of towns and cities. But the love and

attention that the plot-owners apply to their

cottages and land makes them very special, each

Kolonistuga a jewel, an expression of its owner's


Format: 220mm x 270mm

Extent: 176   pages

Published: May 2011