The new much enlarged auditorium will replace the existing music room and is considered the most important building to be constructed on site in over 300 years.
The vision for the new arts building was to create a centre for arts and culture that fused both city and university campus as a core for activity and learning. A central cross point constitutes a mini city, in which both the public, the Center for Visual Art and various university activities create the city life.
This talk by Jens Kvorning really explained both past and present Copenhagen planning and architecture issues. Jens’ explanation of the newer Danish buildings, such as Henning Larsen’s warehouse-type finger blocks, was made poignant and understandable by the earlier descriptions of the creation of Copenhagen city and harbour.