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Red Cross Volunteer House in Copenhagen, Denmark by COBE

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014

Article source: COBE

Today, a new iconic Volunteer House for the Danish Red Cross is being unveiled. The building is designed by Danish architects COBE in collaboration with PK3 landscape architects and Søren Jensen engineers.

Image Courtesy © COBE

Image Courtesy © COBE

  • Architects: COBE
  • Project: Red Cross Volunteer House
  • Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Client: Danish Red Cross – donated by the A. P. Møller Foundation
  • Engineers: Søren Jensen Rådgivende Ingeniørfirma (Søren Jensen Consulting Engineer)
  • Landscape architects: PK3
  • Program: Volunteer House – exhibition and workshop spaces, incident rooms, conference rooms and café area
  • Size: 750 m2 (8073 ft2)
  • Status: 1st prize in competition in 2013, completed early 2016

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Thoughts on & tradition showroom in Copenhagen, Denmark by NORM . ARCHITECTS

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

Article source: NORM . ARCHITECTS

The main idea for the & tradition showroom is to create a contemporary small scale version of a monochrome and harmonious village structure inside a big warehouse. The idea is to make the structure balance between a coherent minimalist spatial art installation – drawing on inspiration from works of artists and architects such as Donald Judd, Richard Serra and Peter Eisenman, combined with classic architectural elements from the village –  the main street, the alley, the square, the tower, the city wall, etc., etc.  Each house is this village will be built with a completely matt monochrome exterior – like a architectural model landscape in 1:1 only revealing each house very differentiated interior with each its own function and purpose. One house would be all wood inside resembling a minimalist Japanese pavilion. Another would be all color inside inspired more by Luis Barragan or Carlo Scarpa, creating a completely different universe for displaying the &tradition products. One house could serve as a meeting space, one as a workshop for product development, one as the place where the staff gathers to eat their lunch, etc. etc.  Some of these houses will be creating in collaboration with some of the companies &tradition work with – like Kvadrat and Dinesen, where clients are also able to see and choose materials for the furniture.

Image Courtesy © NORM . ARCHITECTS

Image Courtesy © NORM . ARCHITECTS

Architects: NORM . ARCHITECTS
Project: Thoughts on & tradition showroom
Location: Copenhagen, Denmark (more…)

Regional train station and a new quarter in Vinge, Denmark by Henning Larsen Architects

Sunday, October 19th, 2014

Article source: Henning Larsen Architects

Henning Larsen Architects has, in collaboration with an international team consisting of Tredje Natur, MOE and Railway Procurement Agency, won Frederikssund municipality’s architecture competition to design a Regional train station and new quarter in the future town of Vinge.

Image Courtesy © Henning Larsen Architects

Image Courtesy © Henning Larsen Architects

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Sorte Hus in Copenhagen, Denmark by Sigurd Larsen

Thursday, October 9th, 2014

Article source: Sigurd Larsen

Sorte Hus is an innovative and affordable single-family residence in Copenhagen; it combines intelligent use of prefabricated materials to minimize costs, while utilizing a simple spatial composition to maximize room. The result, a saddle-roofed house, provides an answer to the growing demand of small family dwellings in the dense urban landscape of the Danish capital.

Image Courtesy © Sigurd Larsen

Image Courtesy © Sigurd Larsen

  • Architects: Sigurd Larsen
  • Project: Sorte Hus
  • Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Year: 2014
  • Client: Family of 3 people
  • Size: 80 sqm
  • Cost: <1.500€/sqm

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New Copenhagen Kindergarten in Denmark by COBE

Wednesday, October 8th, 2014

Article source: COBE

Danish architects COBE have completed a new daycare center in Copenhagen with curved corners, lush roof gardens and a special brick facade that gives the building a warm modern feel and at the same time reflects its historic surroundings.

Five small houses with a unique brick cladding and green roofs and roof gardens create the framework for Copenhagen’s new kindergarten. The kindergarten opened its doors in July 2014 and is the result of a competition held in 2012 won by Danish architects COBE in collaboration with PK3 landscape architects and D.A.I. engineers.

Image Courtesy © Adam Mørk and Rasmus Hjortshøj

Image Courtesy © Adam Mørk and Rasmus Hjortshøj

  • Architects: COBE
  • Project: New Copenhagen Kindergarten
  • Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Photography: Adam Mørk and Rasmus Hjortshøj
  • Client: City of Copenhagen
  • Landscape architect: PK3
  • Engineer: D.A.I.
  • Contractor: Kjær & Lassen
  • Programme: New daycare center for 160 children aged 0-6 years
  • Size: 1,927 m2
  • Building period: 2013-2014
  • Total construction costs: 42 m DKK (5.6 m euros)
  • Assignment type: 1st Prize in competition in 2012

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Traffic House in Copenhagen, Denmark by MLRP

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

Article source: MLRP

Traffic House consists of a modernisation of an existing class room structure, a new workshop and go-kart garage building which are joined by a large roof structure creating a new portal to the popular Traffic Playground at the Central Park in Copenhagen. This is where school classes go to learn about traffic rules and test their skills on site.

Image Courtesy © MLRP

Image Courtesy © MLRP

  • Architects: MLRP
  • Project: Traffic House
  • Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Client: City of Copenhagen – CAU
  • Engineer: Erasmus & Partners
  • Landscape: GHB Landskab A/S
  • Area: 400 m2
  • Contract costs: 6.000.000 DKK

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Trommen Cultural Centre in Horsholm, Denmark by Arkitema Architects

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

Article source: Arkitema Architects

Trommen Cultural Centre transforms the existing library and music venue ”Trommen” into an cultural centre. The existing building was designed by architect Knud Munk in 1988, and the conversion is made in respect of the original ideas.

Image Courtesy © Arkitema Architects

Image Courtesy © Arkitema Architects

  • Architects: Arkitema Architects
  • Project: Trommen Cultural Centre – New decor and master plan for the existing cultural center and library
  • Location: Horsholm, Denmark
  • Client: Center for Kultur og Fritid Centre for Culture and Spare time, Hørsholm Municipality 
  • Size: 3986 m2 new decor and master plan

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Research facilities for the Danish Meat Research Institute in Taastrup, Denmark by C.F. Møller

Sunday, September 28th, 2014

Article source: C.F. Møller

H. M. the Queen of Denmark opens the newly built research facilities for the Danish Meat Research Institute at the Danish Technological Institute in Taastrup – some of the world’s most advanced in food production.

The Danish Meat Research Institute (DMRI) develops solutions for the international meat industry and provide consultancy both nationally and internationally.

Image Courtesy © C.F. Møller

Image Courtesy © C.F. Møller

  • Architects: C.F. Møller
  • Project: Research facilities for the Danish Meat Research Institute
  • Location: Taastrup, Denmark

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HALFDANSGADE 8 in Islands Brygge, Denmark by Danielsen Architecture

Friday, September 26th, 2014

Article source: Danielsen Architecture

At Halfdansgade 8, in the heart of Islands Brygge, lies an office building surrounded by restored factory buildings and dense apartment blocks. This new building unfolds in the tension field between Hans Tausens Church and an old factory building, which once housed a cigar manufacturer.

Image Courtesy © Danielsen Architecture

Image Courtesy © Danielsen Architecture

  • Architects: Danielsen Architecture(Peter Danstrup)
  • Project: HALFDANSGADE 8
  • Location: Islands Brygge, Denmark

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New Life to Old Industrial Silo in Copenhagen, Denmark by COBE Architects

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

Article source: COBE Architects

The transformation of Nordhavnen in the Copenhagen Harbor is well under way. Some of the harbor’s old industrial buildings will be preserved in the new neighborhood – among them are the old silos. The tallest one is now being transformed into housing and public functions. Union Holding represented by Klaus Kastbjerg owns the silo and is responsible for the transformation. The project is called “TheSilo” and is designed by Danish firm COBE who is also the architects behind the urban development plans for Nordhavnen.

Image Courtesy © Rasmus Hjortshøj

Image Courtesy © Rasmus Hjortshøj

  • Architects: COBE Architects
  • Project: New Life to Old Industrial Silo
  • Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Photography: Rasmus Hjortshøj
  • Engineers: Wessberg og Alectia
  • Program: Transformation of existing grain silo into housing and public functions
  • Size: 8.500 m2 (91,493 sqf)
  • Status: Ongoing, completed end of 2016
  • Client: Union Holding by Klaus Kastbjerg

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