The terraced houses

The terraced houses

Architect
Henning Larsen
Location
Holbæk, Denmark
Project Year
2004
Category
Masterplans

Housing

The terraced houses

Henning Larsen as Architects

The terraced houses in Bernts Have are the fifth stage in a continuous masterplan development in Holbæk. The settlement contains 64 apartments incorporating a more hilly part of the site, thus allowing the buildings to respond and follow the landscape.


The terraced houses are built as blocks in the landscape. The gables form a back and the characteristic image of stairs welcomes the visitor. The material used is yellow tile as in the existing marginal development; however, here it is used as 'a lump' from which the final shape has been cut.


The space between the blocks is proportioned so as to create an intimate setting for a close social life among the residents.

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