What is the job description of a national architect? How can they help to improve planning and construction? Landscape architect Helena Bjarnegård has held the position of national architect for Sweden since 2019. She previously worked for White Arkitekter and later as city garden manager for Gothenburg, where she managed the care of parks and other green spaces. Her role is to continuously raise awareness of architecture and thus improve the quality of new projects. She also helps, for example, to coordinate the requirements of municipal authorities and the interests of private investors.