A bright and welcoming building
The new structure will house citizen services, classrooms, community areas, workspaces, and a central inner "Citizens’ Square." The square is covered with glass, creating an open, accessible, and inviting space with plenty of air and daylight, where citizens, users, and employees can meet both planned and spontaneously.
On the top floor is a large, bright canteen with vaulted, high-beamed ceilings. A retractable section in the building volume creates space for a rooftop terrace directly connected to the canteen. Collectively, it functions as one large unit that, outside of lunchtime, can be used for a variety of purposes such as touchdown workstations, meetings, social events, presentations, and more.
Old traditions and new requirements
The exterior of the new building integrates harmoniously with the Brohuset, while also serving as a modern interpretation of beautiful, Danish building traditions, with facades made of red brick and roofs that are pitched.
In every aspect of the project, sustainability and durable solutions will be a main focal point. Wood is used as material throughout, both in order to reduce CO2 emissions and to create the warm, organic look typical of Nordic architecture. Furthermore, solar panels will be installed on the roof, and thus all in all, the construction is planned to generate a reduced CO2 footprint and meet the latest, most stringent emission requirements.