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Roskilde: The Latest Architecture and News

Roskilde Waterscape / Creo arkitekter + JAJA Architects

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Blå Hus / Sigurd Larsen

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Roskilde, Denmark

Roskilde Festival Folk High School / MVRDV + Cobe

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Roskilde, Denmark

House of the Arts Kildegaarden / Svendborg Architects

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Arkitema Architects Designs 30 Shipping Container Apartments in Roskilde, Denmark

Beat Box: 30 apartments in 48 containers to transform the Danish neighborhood of Musicon, adjacent to the famous Roskilde Festival area. Designed by Arkitema Architects and constructed by Container Living, Beat Box is an integral part of Roskilde’s goal to revamp Musicon over the next 15 years by adding 1,000 jobs and 1,000 homes.

EFFEKT & karres+brands Win Competition to Transform Industrial Wasteland Into Vibrant Urban District in Roskilde

EFFEKT and collaborators karres+brands, WTM Engineers, ARUP and ALECTIA have won a competition to transform an industrial waste site into a new vibrant urban district and infrastructural hub in the historic center of the city of Roskilde, Denmark. Beating out seven other invited teams, the winning design will encompass 100,000 square meters of mixed-use development across existing railroad tracks, reuniting the city and “reinventing the station as an integral part of the city center.”

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Friis & Moltke and WE Architects Win Competition for University Campus in Denmark

A collaboration between Friis & Moltke and WE architects has won the competition to design Roskilde Campus, a new university complex in Roskilde, Denmark. The Campus will be a new 10,000 square meter educational area for 1,500 students in the fields of marketing, IT, and food engineering, made up of renovation and 4,000 square feet of new space.

Three main concepts, community, respect, and durability, have driven the overall design process.

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MVRDV and COBE's Museum of Rock Opens in the Danish City of Roskilde

A new museum dedicated to rock, pop and youth culture will open today in the Danish city of Roskilde. Designed collaboratively by Dutch-based practice MVRDV and Copenhagen-based COBE Ragnarock, as it is to be known, has been described by its designers as "oozing rock’n’roll attitude, with its golden exterior and velvety red interior." The museum is part of ROCKmagneten, a masterplan for the site of a former concrete factory which COBE and MVRDV won together in 2011. The area has since been designated as a creative and cultural neighborhood and the museum, which is now at the heart of this transformation, is set to be open to the public all year round.

Museum of Rock / MVRDV + Cobe

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  • Architects: Cobe, MVRDV
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area :  3100
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year :  2016

Essex Park Musicon / CREO ARKITEKTER A/S

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Roskilde, Denmark
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area :  5200
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year :  2010

CREO ARKITEKTER and JAJA architects to Restore and Expand Roskilde Swimming Hall Outside Copenhagen

CREO ARKITEKTER A/S and JAJA architects have won first prize in a competition to restore the mid-century Roskilde Swimming Hall outside of Copenhagen. The Danish team will “architecturally transform” the site’s existing building complex and 1960s water tower into a “cohesive spatial experience” that offers a range of naturally lit bathing areas and amenities directly connected to the surrounding park.

“We propose a diverse roof element that ties the entire complex – new and existing – into a cohesive architectural composition,” says the architects. “A horizontal window band will frame the landscape whilst creating a strong visual connection between the exterior and interior water space. A series of green courtyards will enhance the experience by bringing daylight and nature into the heart of the swimming bath.”

More about the winning scheme, after the break.

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Incineration Line in Roskilde / Erick van Egeraat

© Tim Van de Velde
© Tim Van de Velde

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The Velvet State / Shjworks Architectural

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Roskilde Dome 2012 / Kristoffer Tejlgaard

Courtesy of Kristoffer Tejlgaard
Courtesy of Kristoffer Tejlgaard
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area :  148
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year :  2011

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Youth Centre in Roskilde / Cornelius + Vöge

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  • Architects: Cornelius + Vöge
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area :  600
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year :  2012
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers :  Plannja