The same tone and respect for the strong materials and the proud industrial history are carried over in Dipylon Hus: The modern office environment, which is now the Copenhagen office of Arkitema. Where giant malt silos for beer production once stood, now is an open-plan office with a high ceiling, raw concrete walls and exposed ventilation.
Arkitema's Copenhagen Office
You immediately sense the original industrial historic life, which this area of the Carlsberg City District still nourishes. At this very characteristic double gate – the Dipylon gate – the brewer history lives on. The gate set the architectural tone back when visitors drove through the gate to the well-respected Carlsberg brewery.
- Carlsberg Byen A/S
- MT Højgaard
- Turnkey Contractor
- EKJ Rådgivende Ingeniører
- Ny Carlsberg Vej, Copenhagen
- 2016 - 2018
- 4,500 m²
The office is situated in an area with proud industrial history.
At the top are a new light-weight top floor structure and a large, attractive terrace facing east, while the ground floor opens up towards the city by integrating a restaurant between Ny Carlsberg Vej and the square at the northern side of the house.
The transformation of Dipylon Hus is characterised by respect for the building's history and its many qualities in terms of materials which, through the transformation, gained new life and new purpose as an industrial historic backdrop for a creative architectural firm.