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Bernadotte School extension / Tegnestuen Vandkunsten

Bernadotte School extension / Tegnestuen Vandkunsten

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Gentofte, Denmark
  • Architects: Tegnestuen Vandkunsten
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area: 253.0
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year: 2009
  • Photographs Photographs: Adam Mørk
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers: Equitone
  • Engineers: Moe & brødsgaard
  • Client: Bernadotteskolen
  • Contractor: DrivhusEffekten ApS
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Text description provided by the architects. Vandkunsten has completed an extension to the small, alternative Bernadotte School north of Copenhagen. The school is housed in a couple of old villas that have been added to over the years, creating a labyrinthine teaching environment full of character but lacking in facilities and basic outdoor spaces.

© Adam Mørk
© Adam Mørk

Vandkunsten’s new building adds a library, a gym with stage facilities and extends existing classrooms and workshops while new roof terraces leave a larger and more articulated playarea for the kids. All new spaces tie into existing access and circulation.

© Adam Mørk
© Adam Mørk

Construction is lightweight in wood and steel and insulation values are high. While the project accepts the labyrinthine as a fundamental quality of the place, a degree of visual coherence has been achieved with vandkunsten’s trademark black cladding – and with the stainless wires in place for the three kinds of creepers that have been planted along the new house.

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Address: Hellerupvej 11, 2900 Hellerup, Dinamarca

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Cite: "Bernadotte School extension / Tegnestuen Vandkunsten" 22 Jun 2010. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/65356/bernadotte-school-extension-tegnestuen-vandkunsten/> ISSN 0719-8884
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