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Sumit Singhal
Sumit Singhal
Sumit Singhal loves modern architecture. He comes from a family of builders who have built more than 20 projects in the last ten years near Delhi in India. He has recently started writing about the architectural projects that catch his imagination.

Pulsen Community Center in Balling, Denmark by Holm Architecture Office

July 16th, 2011 by Sumit Singhal

Article source: Holm Architecture Office

The Pulsen Community Center unites an array of exiting facilities under one roof. With a combination of baths, fitness areas, doctor offices and a community gathering spaces the design creates a unique new building typology, which aims at promoting interaction and creativity for all the inhabitants of Balling.

Pulsen Community Center

  • Architects: Holm Architecture Office
  • Project: Pulsen Community Center
  • Location: Balling, Denmark
  • Architect Team: Holm Architecture Office, Niklas Thormark, Will Kempler and Tobias Lindqvist-Ottosson
  • Software used: Mainly AutoCAD for all drafting; Sketch-up, Rhino and Photoshop for renderings and Illustrator for diagrams. Also do a series of sketch models to test out different schemes and concepts.

Sport Ground

  • Program: Community and Sports Center
  • Type: Competition
  • Size: 3500 m2 building, 20.000 m2 landscape and sports park
  • Client: City of Balling
  • Collaborators: Niklas Thormark, Will Kemper, Tobias Lindqvist-Ottosson

Sport Ground

Pulsen Community Center is designed around a central space that allows for entry from two main access points, uniting the existing pedestrian routes in the area. This central area serves as an informal living room for the city and connects directly to all the new building facilities, providing easy access to all the buildings program elements.


A new sports park area surrounds and interacts with the new building offering a wide array of fitness and sports activities for both winter and summer making the Pulsen Community Center the new pivot point for activities and interaction in the city of Balling.


Interior View

“With Pulsen we propose a building that in its components mimics the idea of the traditional town square. A central gathering space that connects to all aspects of the building maximizing interaction of people, ideas and activity.”

Green Park

Snow Layers




Site Plan

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Categories: Autocad, Community Centre, Illustrator, Photoshop, Rhino, SketchUp

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