The aim of the festival Open House Stockholm is to involve the public in discussion about the city’s development and growth, and stimulate interest in good architecture and the build environment.

Open House Stockholm is a part of the global network, Open House Worldwide, is organised by a not-for-profit organisation of the same name, and was founded by the following four organisations: Samhällsbyggarna, Samhällsbyggnadslänken, Stockholms Arkitektförening och Stockholms Byggnadsförening