Tietgenkollegiet

Designed by Lundgaard and Tranberg; Tietgenkollegiet is located between the district’s two channels in Ørestad Nord, Copenhagen. With its circular shape, the building provides a diversity in architectural pattern of the area.

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This circular shape also provides a logical organization of the building; dorm rooms are located on the outside with a view of the surrounding city, while communal and distribution times are oriented to the courtyard of the college center.

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The architectural idea reflected in this way so special about college as living arrangements: the interaction between the individual and the collective.

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In ground plan includes building common functions for the entire college, such as administration, meeting and study rooms, workshops, laundry, mail room and party room. The 6 upper floors contain College 360 ​​homes that are organized into 30 groups of 12, each with a shared kitchen, living room and utility room.

Prizes :

The Association for the Capital Forskønnelses Diploma 2005
Træprisen 2006
City of Copenhagen 2006
Copenhagen Cultural Foundation 2006
Træprisen , 2006
Concrete Element Prize 2007
The Aid Forum Award / Best Nordic Interior 2007
RIBA European Award 2007

text and media: ltarkitekter and first image via inhabitat 

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