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Carlsberg – our city, Copenhagen, Denmark
Carlsberg – our city
Competition won in 2007 by Entasis for a new town in Copenhagen
The New Carlsberg City District, a 33 ha site
Carlsberg – our city – our spaces
In 2007 from 221 entries Entasis won the international competition on the development of Carlsberg’s old industrial plot in Valby/Copenhagen.
Carlsberg – our city is a network of public spaces that offer themselves to users in the form of gardens, squares, axes, streets, alleys, passages and, last but not least a number of privately owned but publicly accessible buildings. It is an ambition that so many of the existing buildings and all of the existing outdoor space should open up to public life.
Carlsberg our city, therefore, means space rather than building.
As a natural consequence of this, the city’s room to find an architectural spirit before the buildings can be built. 12 major urban spaces at Carlsberg have been given a functional and aesthetic code. In view of the codes the urban spaces must find their natural form. An urban space is essential for the nearby buildings and help to encode architectural and functional form.
The city’s room first – the buildings afterwards.
With a proposal seeking reconciliation of the classic city’s density and credible urban spaces – with state-of-the-art knowledge in sociology, architecture, art and engineering – the vision for a future city is created. Carlsberg wants to be in the lead and show the way for a social, economic and environmental sustainable city.
Social sustainability will support the creation of a strong and diverse city driven by verve, the diversity of experiences and meetings between cultures. The social sustainability is to be found in the diverse city where the cultural buildings and spaces, offices, kindergartens, shops and homes coexist. The diversity of housing posibilities is maximized and different ownership is aimed at different target groups. The green city and the healthy city are further themes in the social sustainability subject.
Carlsberg financial sustainability is the city’s development which largely supports the company Carlsberg as a business. The area’s development is changed to a new town in Copenhagen, which in quality and content distinguished, so also tourists, Copenhageners, neighbours and others want to come here and use the spaces. The lively and close town in new and historical framework is the area’s attraction, and makes sure that many will live, work and use the area, and ultimately ensure economic earnings to the company Carlsberg.
Environmental sustainability minimizes resource use and environmental impacts in the new Carlsberg city. Environmental sustainability is also reached through an objective of low energy and CO2 neutral operation of the city’s houses, of nearby public transport, of urban density, combined with the requirement of underground parking, a priority of vulnerable road users, which creates the basis for that the city can be built according to environmentally sound principles, where organic measures appear integrated with the architecture and point to a sustainable city. It is a goal to make Carlsberg into a CO2 neutral city.
Vacating the site, the Carlsberg company – the breweries and several other industrial and business functions – leave an enormous heritage, which gives the new city a base to be built on. The heritage in means of buildings spaces, basements, art, statues, trees and different materials, are to be used actively in the new city.
Carlsberg – our city is already in the making as the first masterplan is laid out to public hearing and architect offices and planning professionals have started planning of the first phases of the new city.
Address: Carlsberg – Copenhagen
Client: Carlsberg Ejendomme A/S
Architect: entasis A/S
Size: The area is 33 hectares with a total settlement of 600,000 sq metres
Competition project: won in 2007
Building images from Entasis 020908
Location: Copenhagen, Denmark, northern Europe
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