Advice - House

 Advice - House. C.F. Møller. Photo: Julian Weyer

Client

Lysholt Erhverv A/S

Address

Vejle, Denmark

Size

5000 m² domicil

Year

2007-2009

Advice House is the first completed building in the Lysholt Park, a new business-park north of Vejle, and is with its proximity to the motorway designated to act as landmark and eye-catcher for the entire development.

C.F. Møller Architects have developed two office-projects, Advice House and Lysholt Tower, for the client Lysholt Erhverv A/S. Both projects employ a simple, yet visually strong cladding with an unusual, colour-changing appearance. The Advice House interior is an open and flexible office layout, where various tenants share the same large space, which offers dramatic perspectives and angles. The building's unusual geometry makes for a dramatic and changing appearance when driving by on the motorway, and this mutability in form and shadows is further heightened by the colouring and texturing of the facades, designed to catch the light. The cladding-strips are composed of a 'random' sequence of a total of 13 differently proportioned cladding panels, some of which are folded diagonally to create a triangulated pattern. The cladding panels are made from aluminium with a special colour pigmentation that offers changing colour effects with highlights and interesting colour gradients, depending on the viewing angle and the angle of the sun. Thus, the building never appears in quite the same way, and the effect is especially striking when passing by on the motorway.

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Team

Construction

Byggeselskabet Paulsen

Engineering

Orbicon (formerly Leif Hansen Rådgivende Ingeniører A/S)

Architect

C.F. Møller Architects

Landscape

C.F. Møller Landscape

Collaborators, other

Supplier: Alumeco A/S (Futtes byggeservice)

Energy and sustainability

Energy efficient design

Healthy building

Noise minimization

References

  • 2013 Creative Diagram In Architecture, p.171
  • 2012 INA - International New Architecture p. 28 - 37
  • 2012 Office DesignII - Inside/outside p. 204 -213
  • 2012 Wall Elements PIXEL WALL p. 246 - 249
  • 2012 World Green Buildings p. 196 - 203
  • 2011 1000 x European Architecture p. 38
  • 2010 Erhvervsmagasin for et af Danmarks vækstområder Lysholtparken 7100 Nord - forår 2010, forside + s. 8
  • 2010 Forum, Sapa Byggsystem nr. 2 2010, s. 14 -15
  • 2009 7100 Nord, efterår 2009, forsiden + p. 12

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