We Architecture: Amager Gavlhus

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Project: Amager Gavlhus
Designed by We Architecture
Location: Amager – Copenhagen, Denmark
Website: www.we-a.dk
Historically Holmbladsgade is a distinct working-class and industrial area with a unique character. The area has been characterized by a cityscape clearly defined by dense residential streets. Meanwhile factory building and warehouses have interupded the street line, through their varying heights, facades and positioning, which often have been set back. The visual contact with the factory courtyards have a depth and character which provide unique identity for the area. In the meeting between industrial and residential buildings the gable-motive appears as an obvious characteristic in this part of Copenhagen.Continue for more images over at Design Scene.