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Frederiksberg: The Latest Architecture and News

Hiroshi Sambuichi Designs Extension of Copenhagen's Cisterns

© Sambuichi Architecs
© Sambuichi Architecs

Hiroshi Sambuichi and The Cisterns in Copenhagen reveal plans for a fourth chamber to extend the exhibition space with another immersive artistic experience, further establishing the venue as a cultural destination. The design continues the succession of spaces within the former water reservoir with a new room featuring a transparent roof with light filtering through the water from a recreated water basin located above, on the Frederiksberg Castle grounds. The sharp contrast between the existing Cisterns and the proposal highlights a unique spatial experience, where the natural elements are quintessential.

© Sambuichi Architecs© Sambuichi Architecs© Sambuichi Architecs© Sambuichi Architecs+ 13

Ørsted Gardens Apartments / Tegnestuen LOKAL

© Hampus Berndtson© Hampus Berndtson© Hampus Berndtson© Hampus Berndtson+ 24

Frederiksberg, Denmark

Panda House Observation Center / BIG

© Rasmus Hjortshoj© Rasmus Hjortshoj© Rasmus Hjortshoj© Rasmus Hjortshoj+ 18

Frederiksberg, Denmark
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  2450
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2019

K.B. Hall / Christensen & Co. Architects

© Niels Nygaard© Niels Nygaard© Niels Nygaard© Niels Nygaard+ 20

MVRDV + ADEPT's Dynamic Ku.Be House of Culture in Movement, Photographed by Ossip van Duivenbode

Completed in 2016, MVRDV + ADEPT’s Ku.Be House of Culture in Movement has since become a beloved community amenity that encourages residents to participate in a wide range of activities including running, jumping, climbing, dancing, learning and meditating. Engagement in these activities is encouraged by the complex’s dynamic, playful architecture, where brightly colored wall surfaces meet concrete sliding areas meet suspended climbing nets.

This energetic spirit has been captured in a new photo series by Ossip van Duivenbode, where the center’s elements are being enjoying by people of all ages. Check out the full gallery below, and click here to learn more about the project.

© Ossip van Duivenbode© Ossip van Duivenbode© Ossip van Duivenbode© Ossip van Duivenbode+ 33

BIG Designs Yin-Yang Shaped Panda Enclosure for the Copenhagen Zoo

BIG, in collaboration with Schønherr Landscape Architects and MOE, has revealed designs for a new yin-yang-shaped panda enclosure at the Copenhagen Zoo that will serve as the new home of two Chinese giant pandas upon their arrival in 2018.

Located between several existing buildings, including the award-winning Elephant House by Foster + Partners, the circular shaped habitat will be split to create separate enclosures for the male and female pandas; to increase the probability of mating, partnered pandas should not be able to see, hear or even smell each other for the majority of the year.

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Thurøhus / EFFEKT

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Frederiksberg, Denmark
  • Architects: EFFEKT
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  2000
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2016
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers: Randers Tegl, Terreal

House of Food Culture / Cobe

The City of Frederiksberg, along with Real-dania By and Byg Foundation have selected a team led by Danish architects COBE to develop the "House of Food Culture." The project will be constructed on top of the new metro stations in Copenhagen's new Metro City Ring. The House of Food Culture and its townhouses will be built in brick, imitating the neighbouring facade lines and keeping with the style of the historic surroundings.

The House of Food Culture is to be built on top of the entrance to the forthcoming metro station that will host a daily flow of 10,000 people, while focusing on making it the focal point for urban life and a central meeting place. 

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Ku.Be House of Culture in Movement / MVRDV + ADEPT

© Adam Mørk© Adam Mørk© Adam Mørk© Adam Mørk+ 32

  • Architects: ADEPT, MVRDV
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  3200
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2016
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers: Jakon, Trencadís Innovation

Frederiksvej Kindergarten / Cobe

© Rasmus Hjortshõj© Rasmus HjortshõjCourtesy of Adam MørkCourtesy of Adam Mørk+ 21

Frederiksberg, Denmark

Frederiksberg Halls / AG5

© Søren Nielsen© Søren Nielsen© Søren Nielsen© Søren Nielsen+ 11

Frederiksberg Courthouse / 3XN

© Adam Mõrk© Adam Mõrk© Adam Mõrk© Adam Mõrk+ 25

Frederiksberg, Denmark
  • Architects: 3XN
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  5500 Area:  5500
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2012 Year:  2012

Falkonergården / JAJA Architects

JAJA
JAJA

JAJA Architects just shared the news of their competiton proposal for an extension of Falkonergården High School in Frederiksberg, Denmark. The competition attracted over one hundred proposals, and JAJA’s placed third for its “…respectful relation to the existing buildings through its geometric formal language”. The jury explained, “The shape appears logic with an interpretation of the buildings existing virtues. And the objective of capturing the warm glow of the surrounding buildings with new materials seems very convincing.”

More images and more about the extension after the break.  

CBS / Henning Larsen Architects

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Frederiksberg, Denmark
  • Architects: Henning Larsen
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  3800
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2009