Per Reinholtz is a Swedish interior architect. He holds a master’s degree in interior architecture and furniture from Konstfackskolan in Stockholm (1980) and heads his own architectural business in Växjö, Southern Sweden, where his work spans a wide range of different projects – offices, hospitals and care centres, schools, libraries, residences, theatres, furniture design and lecturing. He serves as President of the European Council of Interior Architects (ECIA) and is a former president of the Swedish Interior Architects Association (SIR), now Swedish Architects.
The value of “nothing” – the unseen in between
Interior architecture is a field that deals with the space in-between the building and the object; it addresses values that are hard to measure. We work to make these values visible. From my point of view as a traditionally-practicing interior architect and a representative of colleagues from all over Europe, I see the work we do as being similar to that of general practitioners in medicine. We must deal with a wide range of tasks. It is both challenging and demanding. We are specialists in the needs of the people we serve, and we possess the tools and methods to take on the challenges…