Stenfisker Quay CONSTRUCTION STARTS IN ODENSE

Stenfisker Quay CONSTRUCTION STARTS IN ODENSE - C.F. Møller. Photo: C.F. Møller

31.3.2016 | C.F. Møller has designed 178 new public housing units for young people, and these new homes are now rising up adjacent to the coming new harbour swimming baths in Odense's inner harbour.

 

Soon, new housing units for young people will be taking shape in Odense's inner harbour.

On 31 March, the groundbreaking ceremony was held for the new project at Stenfisker Quay, undertaken by C.F. Møller together with turnkey contractor KPC and the engineering firm, Midtconsult. The project's client is Civica, a public housing company.

"This construction project is an important strategic element of the renewal and transformation of our harbour, turning it into a lively and vibrant quarter. This will be the quarter's meeting place, where everyday users, residents and future visitors will meet on a day-to-day basis. There will be plenty of life around the harbour swimming baths and in the actual harbour square. Bringing more people and residents down here will help to ensure further development," says Jane Jegind, town and cultural councillor at Odense Municipality, who turned the first sod for the new youth housing project.


Activating the harbour
The youth housing units are the latest housing project to appear in Odense's harbour area. For many months, the Stenfisker Quay has stood empty and been used as a storage area during the construction of Odense's new harbour swimming baths.

"The Stenfisker Quay of the future will help to ensure that the right framework is in place to generate active life in the inner harbour," says C.F. Møller partner Klaus Toustrup.

"With its unique location, the project will make optimum use of the square in the harbour area in terms of sunlight and outlook, and will also create good recreational outdoor and public areas, promoting a strong sense of community here," he says.

Ready in 2017
The new homes cover an area of around 8,000 sq.m. and are being constructed as timber structures from three to eight storeys, with special architectural solutions such as recessed bay windows, balconies and innovative interior design. The homes will range from 38 to 50 sq.m. and will have their own kitchenettes, toilets and showers.

The first two buildings will be completed in the autumn of 2017, while the third and last building will be ready at the start of 2018. Jane Jegind is certain that once Stenfisker Quay is completed, the quarter will be a fantastic new feature of Odense.

"We're creating a new quarter that is full of diversity. It will not only be populated with students and young people, but also families, senior citizens and the elderly. So we're convinced that we'll achieve a diverse urban setting that is full of life, happiness and optimism."

C.F. Møller has already undertaken a large number of Denmark's striking new youth housing projects: In Odense, in 2015 the architectural practice completed the striking Campus halls of residence at the University of Southern Denmark, and for Himmerland Housing Association, C.F. Møller has received a lot of praise for the youth housing units at Henius House in Aalborg. In 2015, this project was awarded the Concrete Element Prize and the Utzon Statuette, as well as Aalborg Municipality's architectural award.

Stenfisker Quay CONSTRUCTION STARTS IN ODENSE - C.F. Møller. Photo: Julian Weyer

News

Subscribe to newsletter

Modern and Democratic Learning Environment Awarded

3.10.2017 | The Herningsholm Vocational School in Herning, and the Cultural Bridge in Aalborg, a new cycling and pedestrian connection across the Limfjord, are both projects by C.F. Møller Architects which have been awarded on the occasion of the international Architecture Day October 2nd.

Inauguration o new state prison

26.9.2017 | Denmark’s new state prison, Storstrøm Fængsel, will be inaugurated on Wednesday, 27 September. Designed by C.F. Møller Architects, the prison combines extremely high levels of security with humane surroundings, focuses on resocialisation through architecture and is also a pleasant, state-of-the-art workplace for employees.

Wins competition for new timber-built housing in L

22.9.2017 | C.F. Møller Architects, together with the client, Slättö Project Development, has won the competition for a new residential quarter close to the Råby Lake in Lund, Sweden. As the quarter’s name, ”Naiad”, indicates, the proposal takes advantage of the proximity of the lake and the countryside.

Win at National Housing Awards

19.9.2017 | Swan Housing Association’s new regeneration of Laindon Shopping Centre in Basildon, with architects Pollard Thomas Edwards and C.F. Møller, were successful at the prestigious National Housing Awards.

Wins competition for a new hall of residence

7.9.2017 | Three housing associations took part in Aarhus Municipality's mini-competition for a new youth housing project on Randersvej. The winner is Brabrand Housing Association, with a project designed by C.F. Møller Architects.

In a competition for Lund's Central Station

4.9.2017 | In cooperation with Elding Oscarson, C.F. Møller has progressed to the second stage of the competition for Lund's future new Central Station. The building complex will span the railway track and add a valuable new connection to the city.

Historic project in London

24.8.2017 | Catalyst HA, Swan HA and C.F. Møller Architects awarded Preferred Bidder Status on Mayor of London’s first ever 100% affordable housing scheme

Celebrating Jørn Utzon's centenary

24.8.2017 | Danish-Australian exchange programme to celebrate the centenary of Jørn Utzon's birth and C.F. Møller Architects is joining forces with the Utzon Centre to celebrate by hosting five Australian students.

’Hjertet’ in Ikast is beginning to take shape

23.8.2017 | The topping-out ceremony for ’Hjertet’ on Thursday, 24 August is a milestone and an important step forward in giving the area new life by gathering people of different ages with various interests.

Nominated for Norwegian architectural award

22.8.2017 | C.F. Møller Architects' extension to the Norwegian-German Chamber of Commerce has been nominated for the City of Oslo's 2017 architectural award.

New COO at C.F. Møller

21.8.2017 | As of 1 September, Lone Bendorff Farrell joins the executive management board of C.F. Møller as new COO

Appoints a Head of Sustainability

11.8.2017 | C.F. Møller Architects is increasing its focus on sustainability and has appointed Rob Marsh to the new position of Head of Sustainability.

International award with new Danish school

7.8.2017 | C.F. Møller Architects wins Iconic Award 2017 in the category ‘Architecture with distinction’ with the Copenhagen International School. A new and very sustainable school in Nordhavn a part of Copenhagen under development.

C.F. Møller Architects wins GAGA Award with London

6.7.2017 | Greenwich Peninsula Low Energy Centre, London, by C.F. Møller Architects in collaboration with British artist Conrad Shawcross wins this year’s award in the Architecture category.

Prequalified for new High-Rise in Oslo

28.6.2017 | Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter in collaboration with C.F. Møller Architects in competition For The Fjordporten Building at Oslo Central Station.

New project for Swan Housing Association

28.6.2017 | Swan Housing Association is delighted to announce C.F. Møller’s appointment as architects for Phase 3 of Blackwall Reach Regeneration Project.

Laying the foundation stone for a new hospital in Bergen

27.6.2017 | A modern new department at Haraldsplass Hospital in Bergen, designed by C.F. Møller Architects, is now being raised to its full height. On Thursday, 22 June, the foundation stone was laid by the Norwegian Minister of Health and Care Services, Bent Høie.

C.F. Møller wins competition with an innovative high-rise building

2.6.2017 | C.F. Møller has won another competition to build an innovative high-rise building. This time for Aros Bostad AB and Vasakronan, for whom C.F. Møller is to design a new high-rise building in central Kista in Stockholm.

Royal award for fine results in Sweden

31.5.2017 | On 30 May, the Danish Minister for Environment and Food, Esben Lunde Larsen, awarded the Danish Export Association's Diploma and HRH Prince Henrik's Medal of Honour to C.F. Møller's subsidiary in Sweden. The architectural practice received the award for fine export results in the Swedish market, where C.F. Møller is behind several innovative and sustainable construction projects.

MT Højgaard and C.F. Møller are to construct the New Islands Brygge School

29.5.2017 | Under a turnkey contract, MT Højgaard is to construct the New Islands Brygge School, with C.F. Møller as architects. The winning project will ensure that this construction project is responsible and easy to operate in overall economic terms, that the building can be DGNB-certified, and also that it cuts the time schedule by three months.

Royal visit

26.5.2017 | Partner and Architect, Mårten Leringe, C.F. Møller Architects, is to meet both the Crown Prince Couple of Denmark and the Crown Princess and Prince of Sweden and give a short introduction to C.F. Møller in Stockholm on Monday May 29.

C.F. Møller Architects wins a new international award

18.5.2017 | Bestseller's office complex in Aarhus, Denmark, designed by C.F. Møller Architects, wins the European Architecture Award in the Office Buildings category.

AARHUS’ NEW QUARTER, FREDERIKS PLADS, IS BEGINNING TO TAKE SHAPE

11.5.2017 | Frederiks Plads is a new quarter of Aarhus, designed by C.F. Møller Architects, and the topping-out ceremony on 11 May means that the quarter is now beginning to take shape. The project includes a 24-storey block of flats.

C.F. Møller wins VIA Horsens

10.5.2017 | C.F. Møller and C.F. Møller Landscape's proposal for the new VIA (30,000 m²) and the Innovation House (5,000 m²) has been nominated as the winner of a major architectural competition.
Show more