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  7. Library and Culture Centre / Primus Arkitekter

Library and Culture Centre / Primus Arkitekter

  • 08:00 - 12 August, 2015
Library and Culture Centre / Primus Arkitekter
Library and Culture Centre / Primus Arkitekter, Courtesy of Primus Architects
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  • Architects

  • Location

    Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Collaborators

    Rytter A/S, JPM engineering, GHB Landscape architects
  • Area

    2200.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2015
Courtesy of Primus Architects
Courtesy of Primus Architects

Text description provided by the architects. The new library and culture centre is an extension and refurbishment of the former Fritz Hansen furniture factory. The project marks the beginning of a larger transformation of the city centre of Allerød, north of Copenhagen, which includes new urban spaces and an extension of the Mungo Park Theatre.

Courtesy of Primus Architects
Courtesy of Primus Architects

The extension is divided into two spaces. One serves as a cultural centre and can be subdivided into a theatre/event area and a community space. The other is directly connected to the existing library and houses the childrens library.

Floor Plan
Floor Plan

The shedded roof both provides amplient space and natural light and supportingthe acoustic climate of the interior space. At the same time it aknowledges the industrial history of the site. The angle of the roof gives optimal use of the integrated solar panels.

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Courtesy of Primus Architects

The facade is a black wooden lapped cladding Lighting is integrated in the facade and creates a glowing volume at night. Large openings in the existing building provide reading areas, and bring the librarys activities  in close contact with the square.

Courtesy of Primus Architects
Courtesy of Primus Architects

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Cite: "Library and Culture Centre / Primus Arkitekter" 12 Aug 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/771659/library-and-culture-centre-primus-architects/> ISSN 0719-8884
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