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Signalhuset / NOBEL

  • 01:00 - 27 May, 2008
Signalhuset / NOBEL
Signalhuset / NOBEL

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  • Architects

  • Location

    Arne Jacobsens Allé 11, 2300 Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Architect

    NOBEL arkitekter a/s
  • Engineer

    COWI A/S
  • Client

    KPC-BYG A/S/Lejerbo
  • Building Contractor

    Hoffmann A/S
  • Size

    8.300 m2
  • Project Type

  • Area

    8.3 sqm
  • Project Year


From the architect. The Signal House has a central location in Ørestad City, oriented directly towards the curved canal along Arne Jacobsens Allé. The building is elevated on a number of concrete elements lifting the 288 housing units hover above the ground.

The building facades are composed of an external transparent screen of galvanised stretch metal frames that define the building's outer shape. Together with the external screen, the coloured facade areas create a lively, varied structure that adds presence and identity to the building.

The plan concept is based on the ‘four-in-one' principle, which means that it is relatively simple to convert four youth units into a single, traditional one-family dwelling.

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Traktor Dan · June 21, 2009

tjeck out "HC Huset" on - pretty great and not at all LeC :-)

lebu · June 15, 2009

very nice design, simple and clear.ofcoarse with a lot of influence from the unite d habitation.

Frederick · May 14, 2009

Is this a restoration/transformation or a whole new building? I agree with IHC, it would be nice to see some detailed plans of the interior...

O · April 09, 2009

Remembers me Unité d Habitation`s LC in Marseille

Ignacio Henriquez Carrera · May 27, 2008

looks nice, but it would be interesting to see how the apartment interiors work when inhabited. Are there any shots from inside the building?


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