The "Rådhuset" was opened in 1910 and was designed by two of Sweden's leading architects of the early 1900s, Ivar Tengbom and Ernst Torulf, who won the prize of 3,500 kroner. The exchange rate against the £ in 1910 was about 18 kroner to the £, giving us about £200 (rounding up!) - and the purchasing power of £200 in 1910 is equivalent to about £150,000 today, so I guess the Swedish equivalent was regarded as a pretty big prize!
Interestingly, Tengbom, the firm established by Tengbom and Torulf, was the firm responsible for the new football arena in Borås - http://www.tengbom.se/sv-SE/projekt/171/boras-arena The firm was established in 1906 and I suspect they used the prize money to set up the company :-)
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