Camillo Eitzen House/The Anchor

 Camillo Eitzen House/The Anchor. C.F. Møller. Photo: Julian Weyer

Client

City Development A/S

Address

Copenhagen, Denmark

Size

12350 (4000 m² housing, 6000 m² office and 2350 m² parking garage)

Year

2006-2008

The sculptural block which unites residential and office buildings in a single overall architectural attitude makes a significant contribution towards creating a dynamic, urban power field in the dense, block-dominated quarter of Søndre Frihavn.

The residences and offices, which are functionally separated, enjoy the appearance of a single unit thanks to the dynamic, facetted relief pattern of the facade, which encompasses both the balconies of the homes and the larger glazed façade bays of the offices section. The entire building is clad with light greenish/gray sand-faced bricks, to create a coherent volume in the new dense urban surroundings.

The building is bisected by two passages which serve as access to the apartments and to the courtyard with outdoor areas for both the housing and business spaces. These passages cut right through the buildings with the exception of the uppermost, unifying penthouse floor, where there are meeting-rooms and generous relaxation areas for the offices.

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Team

Construction

Hoffmann A/S,

Engineering

Orbicon (formerly Leif Hansen Rådgivende Ingeniører A/S)

Architect

C.F. Møller Architects

Landscape

C.F. Møller Landscape

References

  • 2012 INA - International New Architecture p. 74 - 79
  • 2012 Latest Apartment Building II p. 114
  • 2012 Wall Elements PIXEL WALL p. 124 - 127
  • 2010 The Architecture Design of apartmet in the world s. 112 - 117
  • 2009 Arkitektur DK #4, p. 24-27
  • 2009 Bydesign i København - erfaringer fra Christiansbro, Havnestad og Amerika Plads.
  • 2008 Byggeplads.dk #5, p. 106-108

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