Siloetten

 Siloetten. C.F. Møller. Photo: Julian Weyer

Client

Løgten Midt A/S

Address

Løgten, Denmark

Size

3100 m² (Silo conversion, 21 flats) + 1500 m² mix-use village centre

Year

2004-2010

Many towns in Denmark have centrally located industrial silos; most are no longer in use, but continue to visually dominate the local skyline.

This is also the case in the town of Løgten north of Aarhus, where the former silo complex has been transformed into 21 high-quality residences. The actual silo contains staircases and lifts, and provides the base of a common roof terrace. Around the tower, the apartments are built up upon a steel structure in eye-catching forms which protrude out into the light and the landscape – a bit like Lego bricks. This unusual structure with its protrusions and displacements provides all of the apartments with a view of Aarhus Bay.

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Team

Engineering

Niras

Architect

C.F. Møller in collaboration with Christian Carlsen Arkitektfirma

Landscape

C.F. Møller Landscape

Awards

  • Finalist for the Sustainable Concrete Award. 2013
  • Shortlisted for Contractworld Award. 2011
  • Residential of the Year WAN AWARD. 2010
  • Aarhus Municipality Architecture Award. 2010

Energy and sustainability

Energy efficient design

High insulation values

Sustainable planning

Prefabricated components

Energy renovation

References

  • 2015 Fassadentechnik, #2/15, p. 16
  • 2013 Arkitekten, #02, p. 61
  • 2013 Beton #1, p. 19
  • 2013 Beton, særudgave 2013, p. 8-9
  • 2013 Aarhus | Arkitektur, Turbine, p. 148-159
  • 2012 Beton, 3 aug., p. 24
  • 2012 Byggeri #6, p. 37
  • 2012 Byggeri + Arkitektur #45, p. 9
  • 2012 A+U #506, p. 78-81
  • 2012 C3, #321, p. 164-171
  • 2012 Cementa, #3, p.3, 12-15
  • 2012 Living & Working #6, p. 20-23
  • 2012 SaB Stavebnictvo Byvanie, nov. 12, p. 118-120
  • 2012 Summa+, p. 60-63
  • 2012 Comfortable Houses 2012, p. 34
  • 2012 Neues Wohnen in der stadt, p. 77
  • 2012 Surmount (mid-rise/multi-floors), Style + Copy p. 182-189
  • 2011 Arkitektur DK #1 p. 16 + 34-39
  • 2011 Bedre Hjem #3, p. 18-25
  • 2011 BoBedre #9, p. 62-68
  • 2011 BYGGEteknik, nr. 321, p. 14
  • 2011 C3 #321 May 2011, p. 164-171
  • 2011 Der Beton-Bohrer Fachzeitschrift für Diamanttechnik, 30, 2011 p. 5
  • 2011 Living & Working, #6 p. 20 - 23
  • 2011 Of Arch, 119, p. 76-81
  • 2011 RUM 12/2011, p. 64
  • 2011 sto (ark) The StoJournal for Architects, 04/2011 p. 22-23
  • 2011 1000 x European Architecture p. 34
  • 2011 a5 Copenhagen, Architecture, Interiors, Lifestyle p. 284 - 289
  • 2011 Re-Use Architecture, p. 176-179
  • 2010 05/10 Höher wohnen Ein Bett im Kornsilo, side 42 - 45 Wohnhochhaus "Siloetten" in Løgten (DK)
  • 2010 Archiworld # 181, p. 150 - 161
  • 2010 ArchiWorld, #181 - 2010, p. 150-161
  • 2010 AWM de architectuur voorbij #35, p. 63
  • 2010 AWM de architectuur voorbij, # 35 - 2010 p. 63
  • 2010 CONCEPT #134, p. 76 - 81 juni 2010
  • 2010 Interior Architecture of China, p. 258-261
  • 2010 Metamorphose, Bauen im Bestand, 05/10 p. 42 - 45
  • 2010 Siloetten Projeto Design nr. 365 - side 36
  • 2010 The Architecture Design of apartment in the world s. 122 - 127
  • 2010 Re-Use Architecture af Chris van Uffelsen
  • 2009 Byggeplads DK, #4, p. 50-52
  • 2009 Fremtidens affaldsløsninger, hæfte udgivet af Århus Miljø Center
  • 2007 Arkitekten #7, p. 66-67
  • 2007 Marianne Ibler: Global Danish Architecture #2, p. 40-43
  • 2006 Byggeri #8, p. 52
  • 2006 Interiør #9, p. 13
  • 2006 VOL. #9, p. 56-60
  • 2005 Byggeri + Arkitektur #8, p. 24-25
  • 2005 Byggeri + Arkitektur #9, p. 14


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