Glostrup Storcenter

 Glostrup Storcenter. C.F. Møller. Photo: Steen & Strøm

Client

Danica Butikscenter A/S
Steen & Strøm Danmark A/S

Address

Glostrup, Denmark

Size

4900 m² (new building) added to the existing 37.000 m²

Year

2007-2010

A whole new identity for Glostrup Shopping Centre, built in the 1970s: the goal has been to renovate and extend the centre. The facade now forms a sculptural landmark for the centre, with new iconic entrance areas in organic forms and a facade cladding made up of lateral strips of bright polycarbonate panels, of varying transparency. The transparency of the facade is balanced to match the underlying functions, e.g. a café. In the evenings the facade is back-lit by LED lamps, by which the shopping centre makes a distinctive impression in the darkness. Internally, work has been done during the renovations to create a bright, welcoming impression, for example by raising the roof to double-storey height above the central thoroughfare, and by establishing new extensive skylights.

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Team

Construction

Hoffmann A/S

Engineering

Moe & Brødsgaard

Architect

C.F. Møller Architects

Landscape

C.F. Møller Landscape

References

  • 2013 Malls & Department Stores, p. 184-185

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