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Lyngby Town Hall – Modern Danish building

Sjælland Architecture : 20th Century Danish Building design by Jensen & Langkilde Architects

8 May 2010

Lyngby Town Hall

Location: Lyngby, north Copenhagen, Denmark
Date built: 1942
Design: Ib Martin Jensen and Hans Erling Langkilde

Lyngby Town Hall by Jensen & Langkilde Architects, Denmark
photograph © Adrian Welch

Lyngby Town Hall

Lyngby Town Hall (1939-42) was designed by two Danish architects Ib Martin Jensen (1906-79) and Hans Erling Langkilde (1906-97).

Lyngby Town Hall building Denmark
photograph © Adrian Welch

This characteristic concave building is five stories tall and covered in green marble. When you walk all the way to the top of this Modern building, windows in the public areas allow you to view across all of Lyngby’s rooftops and surrounding area.

Building images © Adrian Welch / Isabelle Lomholt, May 2010

20th Century Danish Building by Jensen & Langkilde Lyngby Town Hall Modern Danish building Lyngby Town Hall Sjælland Lyngby Town Hall Denmark
photographs © Adrian Welch

The interior of the building is beautifully detailed with a large sweeping staircase as focal point at the back of the wide entrance hall. The floors above are equally generous with the public space. Flooded in natural light from both sides of the building and offering comfortable seating areas on all floors.

Lyngby – Taarnbæk council were looking into the future when they commissioned this town hall. Lyngby ’s population was only 30,000, but the new building would be big enough to admister a population of 55,000. Even so the council today have several departments all over town.

Ib Martin Jensen and Hans Erling Langkilde practised together from 1938 to 1972. Some of the buildings designed by the two include Skovgårds School in Gentofte(1949-51), Elverhøjens School in Herlev (1954) and other banks and institutions.

Lyngby Town Hall Building Lyngby City Hall Lyngby Town Hall Denmark
photographs © Adrian Welch

Arne Jacobsen Architect

Location: Kongens Lyngby, northern suburbs of Copenhagen, Denmark, northern Europe

Lyngby Buildings

Contemporary Architecture in Lyngby – selection:

DTU Bioengineering
Design: Mikkelsen Architects
DTU 225 Bioengineering Building Lyngby
photo : Hampus Berndtson
DTU 225 Bioengineering Building

Microsoft Office in Lyngby, Denmark
Design: Henning Larsen Architects
Microsoft Offices in Lyngby, Denmark
photo : Hufton+Crow
Microsoft Office in Lyngby

Copenhagen Architecture

Contemporary Architecture in the Denmark – architectural selection below:

Danish Architecture Designs – chronological list

Danish Architect Offices

Toender Town Hall, Denmark

Toender City Hall Extension, Denmark
Toender City Hall Extension
image from architects

Town Hall Buildings

Danish Architecture Photos

Fredensborg houses

Key Danish Building
Bagsvaerd Church by Jorn Utzon, north Copenhagen, Denmark

Denmark Architecture – Selection:

Cold War Museum at Nordjyllands Historiske Museum, Røde Møllevej 22, Skørping, Rold Forest, Jutland
Design: AART architects with SLA, Niras and Thøgersen & Stouby
Cold War Museum Rold Forest Jutland - Denmark Architecture News
image courtesy of architects office
The Danish Cold War Museum in Rold Forest, Jutland

The New LEGO Group Campus, Billund, Jutland
Design: C.F. Møller Architects
Lego Group Campus Billund
photograph © 2019 Adam Mørk
The New LEGO Group Campus in Billund

ARCTIC Hundested Harbour Cultural Attraction, Region Hovedstaden, Northern Sjælland
Design: CEBRA architecture, Architects
ARCTIC Hundested Harbour Cultural Attraction
image Courtesy architecture office
ARCTIC Hundested Harbour Cultural Attraction

The Culture Yard – Kulturværftet, Helsingør
Design: aart architects
Helsingør castle building
photo © Adrian Welch
Culture Yard Elsinore Building

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