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Trollbeads House in Copenhagen, Denmark by BBP Arkitekter

Saturday, June 21st, 2014

Article source: BBP Arkitekter

BBP Arkitekter have converted an office building dating from 1964 in the center of Copenhagen into the new headquarters for the danish jewellery firm Trollbeads, who are known for their glass and gold beads.

It is a high security building, organised like the old Venetian merchant houses with goods loaded safely at the ground floor, stock and offices above, and, at the highest level, a residence for the owner with a roof terrace.

Image Courtesy © BBP Arkitekter

Image Courtesy © BBP Arkitekter

  • Architects: BBP Arkitekter
  • Project: Trollbeads House
  • Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Photography: BBP Arkitekter, Jens Lindhe and Kjeld Madsen
  • Architect in charge: Ebbe Wæhrens – Partner
  • Design team: Lars Rex Christensen, Kathrine Brauer
  • Project engineer: Sigurd Østergaard Andersen
  • Contractor: Kai Andersen A/S

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Codan HQ in Copenhagen, Denmark by C.F. Møller Architects

Tuesday, April 29th, 2014

Article source: C.F. Møller Architects

Cooperation across departments has been the key focus of the proposal for a new head office for the Codan insurance company in the Ørestaden urban development area.

Codan’s ambition to create a working environment that focuses on opportunities to work across departments is fulfilled by placing the interior spaces of the new head office building around a large, glass-covered atrium with balconies at different levels, as well as open stairways.

Image Courtesy © C.F. Møller Architects

Image Courtesy © C.F. Møller Architects

  • Architects: C.F. Møller Architects
  • Project: Codan HQ
  • Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Client: Codan A/S, Steen &Strøm A/S
  • Landscape architect:C.F. Møller Landscape
  • Engineering:Niras, Orbicon
  • Contractor: Hoffmann, NCC
  • Size: 25,000 m2
  • Year: 2013
  • Awards:1st. prize in competition

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ØSS 5 – Ørestad Housing in Copenhagen, Denmark by Mangor & Nagel ARKITEKTFIRMA

Sunday, February 23rd, 2014

Article source: Mangor & Nagel ARKITEKTFIRMA

ØSS 5 is located in Ørestad, the newly developed part of Copenhagen, and is situated on a corner, shaped like an angle where the facades follow the movements of the streets. The main body of the building, which has 108 housing units distributed on nine floors, is elevated on the heavy base which is developed for commercial use.

Image Courtesy © Tom Jersøe

  • Architects: Mangor & Nagel ARKITEKTFIRMA
  • Project: ØSS 5 – Ørestad Housing
  • Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Photography: Tom Jersøe
  • Building project: Housing and commercial space in Ørestad City, Denmark
  • Area: 10.000 sqm
  • Year: 2013
  • Client: CERACO
  • Building contractor: Dahl Entreprise
  • Engineering: OBH Gruppen

A CIRCLE OF FOURTEEN VARIATIONS in Copenhagen, Denmark by SHJWORKS Architectural

Thursday, January 2nd, 2014

Article source: SHJWORKS Architectural

This project addresses the theme of unique variation and belonging to a community. A community which is both imaginary and definite.Imaginary because each of the fourteen structures creates the illusion of a circle. And definite because the opening of each structure is oriented towards the same physical point.

Image Courtesy © SHJWORKS Architectural

  • Architects: SHJWORKS Architectural
  • Project: A CIRCLE OF FOURTEEN VARIATIONS
  • Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Client: LejerBo (Social housing organization) and ValbyOmrådefornyelse (Municipality of Copenhagen)

Invisible Garden House in Copenhagen, Denmark by SHJWORKS Architectural

Saturday, October 12th, 2013

Article source: SHJWORKS Architectural

The Invisible Garden House creates a micro climate optimized for recreational use and for growth of plants in the northern temperate zone. This extends the feeling of the summer and the outdoor life with the sun as the only energy source.

Image Courtesy © SHJWORKS Architectural

Kalvebod Waves in Copenhagen, Denmark by JDS Architects

Thursday, September 12th, 2013

Article source: JDS Architects

Kalvebod Brygge is situated opposite the popular Copenhagen summer hang out, Islands Brygge. Kalvebod Brygge has the potential to be Islands Brygge’s more urban counterpart but has, until now, been synonymous with a desolated office address devoid of life and public activities.

Image Courtesy © JDS Architects

  • Architects: JDS Architects
  • Project: Kalvebod Waves
  • Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Photography: Henning Stuben
  • PROJECT: Waterfront, Urban Plan
  • TYPE: Competition, 1st Prize December 2008
  • SIZE: 4 000 M2
  • BUDGET: 7 000 000 EUR (52,000,000 DKK)
  • CLIENT: Copenhagen Municipality, Lokale og Anlægsfonden
  • TEAM: KLAR, JDS, Niras, Sloth Møller
  • STATUS: Completed August 2013

The Cliff in Copenhagen, Denmark by Mangor & Nagel ARKITEKTFIRMA

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013

Article source: Mangor & Nagel ARKITEKTFIRMA

Introduction

”The Cliff” is an indoor public swimming bath in the Danish region Stevns. The architecture of the building is inspired by the cliffs of Stevns, Northern Europe’s most important geological locality. It is based on the transition between the landscape and the village, and the building rises steadily and proudly from the landscape in the east towards the buildings in the west. At the top end of the sloped roof, the white wall abruptly finishes the sculpture, and the furrowed front of the building and the window openings together illustrate how the facade is inspired by the chalk layers of the natural cliffs. A cut in the facade opens up the building to the landscape and allows the light to flood into it, while the white plaster facade fits the local white washed buildings.

Image Courtesy © Tom Jersøe

  • Architects: Mangor & Nagel ARKITEKTFIRMA
  • Project: The Cliff
  • Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Photography: Tom Jersøe
  • Building project: Indoor public swimming bath in Stevns, Denmark
  • Area: 2000 sqm
  • Year: 2012
  • Project type: Competition
  • Client: Stevns Municipality
  • Engineering: Alectia
  • Water treatment: TeknologiskInstitut
  • Building contractor: MT Højgaard A/S

Eight pointed star shaped UN City is inaugurated in Copenhagen, Denmark by 3XN

Thursday, July 4th, 2013

Article source: 3XN 

The new regional head office of the United Nations is designed with clear references to the UN’s identity and values: It is a building that physically reaches out to all parts the world, while the sculptural staircase in its core reflects the UN’s work to create global dialogue.

Image Courtesy © 3XN

  • Architects: 3XN
  • Project: Eight pointed star shaped UN City is inaugurated
  • Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Client: FN Byen p.s. (Copenhagen Port & City Development)
  • Engineer: Orbicon a/s
  • Landscape: Schønherr

Elephant House in Copenhagen, Denmark by Foster + Partners

Thursday, June 27th, 2013

Article source: Foster + Partners

Set within a historic royal park, adjacent to the Frederiksberg Palace, Copenhagen Zoo is among the oldest zoos in Europe and one of Denmark’s most popular cultural institutions, with 1.2 million visitors a year. Among the Zoo’s most visited inhabitants are the Indian elephants. The starting point for the design of this new Elephant House was to provide these magnificent animals with a healthy, stimulating environment and in the process to create easily accessible spaces from which visitors can see and enjoy them.

Image Courtesy © Nigel Young_Foster + Partners

  • Architects: Foster + Partners
  • Project: Elephant House
  • Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Client: Foundation Realdania for Copenhagen Zoo
  • Area: 3250m2 internal (building – stables and visitor areas), 3500m2 external paddock areas, 2050 m2 visitor circulation/landscape
  • Internal breakdown: Visitor areas 900m2, Service areas 750m2, Stables 1600m2
  • Site Area: 8800m2
  • Number of Floors: 2 – main floor + mezzanine exhibition/entrance space
  • Capacity: 8 elephants, 6 keepers, 4 staff, 150 visitors max at any time (varies throughout year)
  • Glass domed roofs: Herd 45m x 23m, Bulls 30m x 15m

Terminal Connection in Copenhagen, Denmark by Danielsen Architecture

Thursday, June 20th, 2013

Article source: Danielsen Architecture

Copenhagen Airport is continuously voted one of the best airports in the world and is a major hub in Scandinavia. As part of the Client goal to maintain this position the Terminal Connector was required to have iconic architectural presence while still being contextual with the existing terminal buildings. Further client requirements included, that the 300 meter long building was to function as a noise deflector at least 13 m high, and also provide a cantilevered roof for column-free bus parking area.

Image Courtesy © Danielsen Architecture

  • Architects: Danielsen Architecture
  • Project: Terminal Connection
  • Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Client: CPH Copenhagen Airport
  • Year: 2005-2007
  • General contractor: Promecon
  • Project area: 4500  m²
  • Engineer: Moe & Brødsgaard A/S
  • Budget: DKK 175 mill.
  • Project involvement: Competition Winner and Executing Architect

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