Jaegersborg Water tower / Dorte Mandrup

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  • Architects: Dorte Mandrup: Dorte Mandrup Arkitekter
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  5370
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2006

Text description provided by the architects. Dorte Mandrup Arkitekter ApS won in 2004 the competition to convert Jægersborg Water Tower into a mixed-use building. On the upper floors, student housing units mark the perimeter of the existing structure. Each unit is expressed by a protruding crystal-like add-on that brings daylight into the apartment, and offers unobstructed views to the surrounding landscape.

Jaegersborg Water tower / Dorte Mandrup - Windows, Chair

Together, the crystals and the communal balconies add both a human scale, and a new sculptural layer, that emphasizes the landmark character of the tower. The lower floors are inhabited by a youth center, and contain several large multipurpose rooms. A combination of tall windows and colored panels create a varied pattern that surrounds the youth center. Large garage-style doors on the ground floor open up to extend the active indoor space into the outdoor playground.

Jaegersborg Water tower / Dorte Mandrup - Windows

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Address:Copenhagen, Denmark

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Cite: "Jaegersborg Water tower / Dorte Mandrup" 06 Oct 2008. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/6748/jaegersborg-water-tower-dorte-mandrup-arkitekter> ISSN 0719-8884

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