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Thurøhus / EFFEKT

Thurøhus / EFFEKT

© Enok Holsegaard Courtesy of EFFEKT Courtesy of EFFEKT © Enok Holsegaard + 29

Apartments  · 
Frederiksberg, Denmark
  • Architects: EFFEKT
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area: 2000.0 m2
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year: 2016
  • Photographs Photographs: Enok Holsegaard
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers: Randers Tegl, Terreal
  • Client

    FB Gruppen
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© Enok Holsegaard
© Enok Holsegaard

Text description provided by the architects. Thurøhus is a new apartment building located on Thurøvej - a unique location in the dense city fabric of Frederiksberg, Copenhagen. Thurøhus is a reinterpretation of the typical Frederiksberg perimeter block, referencing the existing historical surroundings in materials and details, but at the same time offering a new interpretation and rejuvenation of the typology.

Courtesy of EFFEKT
Courtesy of EFFEKT

The design follows the same logic as the traditional town house hierarchy, in terms of plot ratio, height and depth, while a tapered backside and the large tilted roof surfaces, mimics the opposing volume of the neighbouring church, Godthåbskirken. 

© Enok Holsegaard
© Enok Holsegaard
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© Enok Holsegaard
© Enok Holsegaard

The volume is set back from the road allowing for a small front yard softening the division of public and private zones. A trichotomy breaks down the volume into three smaller sections and allows for variation in the apartment typologies.

Courtesy of EFFEKT
Courtesy of EFFEKT

The building creates a new architectural identity that interacts with both the facade rhythm of the town houses and the distinctive church volume.

© Enok Holsegaard
© Enok Holsegaard

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Address: Frederiksberg, Denmark

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Cite: "Thurøhus / EFFEKT" 22 Feb 2017. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/805747/thurohus-effekt/> ISSN 0719-8884

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