NORD Architects and BBP Arkitekter Earn Opposition to Structure Copenhagen’s New “Foodstuff Culture” Public School
NORD Architects and BBP Arkitekter recently received the competition to layout and construct a new community school in just one of Copenhagen’s most dense city districts. The problem of the design and style was to make a framework that appropriately suits in the by now complicated context, complementing the district’s “large city density, postindustrial heritage, and critical infrastructure”.
Famous for its meat production history, the urban Meatpacking district in Copenhagen is noteworthy for its white modernistic architecture, a model greatly employed in the area’s places to eat and nightlife venues. The new school’s style aims to serve as a modern addition to the unique district, all when respecting and preserving some of its traits. The university will sit at the corner of the plot, sealing the former gate at the time used by cattle as they entered the meatpacking area.
The school is surrounded by quite a few out of doors terraces descending from its maximum place in direction of the internal element of the meatpacking district. Its white rooftop is designed with different levels of recreational areas, city gardening, and playgrounds.
The faculty will aim on foodstuff lifestyle urban farming, nearby manufacturing, and social eating especially, to market wholesome dwelling and new sustainable foods methods. As the university stresses the value of studying in practice and idea, students will be ready to approach food in a “from farm to desk” strategy, experimenting with obviously grown aliments from the building’s roof.
Integrating the new college in this modernistic heritage context, produces an open and lively understanding ecosystem, in which city and university blend. It is really exciting to weave the school’s method into this specific context. It enhances the present industrial region as legendary and resilient architecture, that is adept of renewal of the town, urban existence and its establishments during background. — Morten Gregersen, associate at NORD Architects
Pursuing modern day Danish city developments, the architects determined to merge the landscape of the general public faculty and the metropolis, bringing persons collectively and making it possible for for shared activities in between citizens and learners.
The architecture supports the adaptable and open up method of the university by finding out areas made for fluent discovering predicaments with various workshop amenities, inside and outside. The college is open for public and intended with an exceptional zoning in mind for diverse end users. — Eva Jarl Hansen, spouse at BBP Arkitekter
- Spot: Corner of Skelbækgade and Ingerslevsgade, DK-1717 Copenhagen
- Consumer: Town of Copenhagen
- 12 months: 2020 (1. prize in competitiveness / prequalification) predicted completion 2024
- Area: 12,500 m2
- Architects: NORD Architects and BBP Arkitekter
- Landscape: BOGL landscape architects
- Engineer: Norconsult
- Full contractor: BAM Danmark