Realdania Byg's property portfolio

The portfolio constitutes a balanced collection of important examples of Danish architectural tradition and style, which covers a whole range from historical listed buildings to newly built properties, with significant architectural, cultural or historical values in common. The list below features all of the properties alphabetically sorted.

Ambergs Tinghus i Esbjerg. Foto:Helene Høyer Mikkelsen

Amberg's Court House in Esbjerg (1892)

The old court house in Esbjerg from 1892 consists of two buildings, both of which are listed. The property is a significant example of the historicist style, placed on the corner of the central town square.

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Per Munkgård Thorsen/Lars Degnbol

Arne Jacobsen’s Own House in Charlottenlund (1929/1931)

The villa was built in 1929 by the architect Arne Jacobsen as his private residence. An extension was added in 1931 to house a private studio.

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Per Munkgård Thorsen/Lars Degnbol

Arne Jacobsen’s Own House in Klampenborg (1951)

The house is part of the Søholm estate built 1945-1953 in three stages and with three types of houses all designed by Arne Jacobsen. The house was built as the architect's private house and studio - he lived here from 1951.

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Kira Krøis Ursem

Arne Jacobsen's Own Summerhouse (1936)

The house was built in 1936 as the architect Arne Jacobsen's private holiday home. The architecture displays the transition from regional to international modernism.

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Bertel Udsens Hus Forside Til Hjemmeside

Bertel Udsen's Own House (1956)

The house was built in the middle of the 1950s as private home for Udsen and is typical for his work during this period. Udsen is one of the Danish architects having designed the largest number of single family houses.

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Lars Gundersen

Bindesbøll’s Town Hall in Thisted (1853)

Thisted's old town hall is a fine example of 19th Century provincial town halls built in the eclectic "historicist" style. Built in 1853 to a design by Michael G. Bindesbøll, the town hall is beautifully situated facing the main town square.

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Bispebjerg Bakke Forside Projektet Hjemmeside

Bispebjerg Bakke (2004-2006)

Bispebjerg Bakke is situated in the Northwest of Copenhagen and is designed by the artist, Professor Bjørn Nørgaard. It consists of 135 unique apartments built on a large green site.

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BLOX (2006-2017)

BLOX has huge urban potential. The objective is to bear out this potential with a property that improves the urban qualities of the area and connects the city to the harbour. The building is designed by Rem Koolhass.

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Susanne Eeg Rumspringa

Car Park - Dokk1 (2014-2015)

As part of the project Dokk1 (formerly Urban Mediaspace Aarhus) Realdania Byg is building Europe's largest and most advanced fully automatic car park with capacity for 1000 cars.

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Clemmensen's Own House (1953)

The house was designed and built in 1953 by architect couple Karen and Ebbe Clemmensen and has until 2003 served as both home and studio.

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Country House by Kay Fisker (1917 (restoration 2014-2016))

The country house in Snekkersten by Kay Fisker was built as a summer residence for pump manufacturer JW Friis in 1918. This property is an excellent example of neoclassicism in Denmark.

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Kira Ursem

Edvard Heiberg's Own House (1924)

The house was built in 1924 as the home of the architect Edvard Heiberg. Although showing marked classicist features, Heiberg's house is considered the first modernist house in Denmark.

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Energiparcel – New Energy for your House (2008 - 2011)

Energiparcel is a research based exemplary project. Four typical single-family houses were restored in four different ways with focus on saving energy. Afterwards the houses have been sold.

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Lars Gundersen

Esken - Svenn Eske Kristensen’s Own Summerhouse (1954)

"Esken" (a wordplay on the Danish word for "Box") was built in 1954 by Royal Inspector of State Buildings Sven Eske Kristensen as his private holiday home. In the 1960s a guest house and a wood shed were added.

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Jakob Bekker-Hansen

Gunnløgsson's Own House (1958)

The house was designed and built in 1958 by architect, Professor Halldor Gunnløgsson. Gunnløgsson lived in the house until his death in 1985, and his widow lived there until 2012.

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Lars Gundersen

Harboe's Refuge for Widowed Ladies (1663-1669)

Originally designed by Simon de Pethum in 1663, the building has been expanded and remodeled several times since. It still houses the 270-year-old foundation which provides housing for widowed ladies.

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Healthy Homes (2016-2017)

Sunde Boliger (Healthy Homes) is a 1:1 demonstration project that will form a bridge between research and practice and probe possibilities for a better indoor climate with a foothold in building materials, building methods and technology.The project is a part of Realdania's initiative 'A good indoor climate'

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Kurt Rodahl Hoppe

Hindsgavl Castle (1784-1785)

Hindsgavl Castle has roots tracing back 800 years. The present manor with its main house, wings and farm buildings, built in 1784-85 by chamberlain Christian Holger Adeler and his wife Karen Basse Fønss, is a fine example of early neo-classical Danish architecture.

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Noah Boe-Whitehorn/Realdania Byg

Historic Houses in Ilimanaq (1751-1770 (restoration 2015-2017))

Two of the very few remaining 18th-century historic buildings in Greenland will be restored and refurbished to house a new restaurant and shop as well as a visitors' centre. World of Greenland, Qaasuitsup Kommunia and Realdania Byg have formed a partnership to develop the area through tourism and conservation of cultural heritage.

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Arkitema/MOE

HOUSING+ (2013-2015)

HOUSING+ (BOLIG+ in Danish) is Danmark's first net-zero energy building, which also produces electricity for the residents' use of electrical appliances such as mobile chargers, vacuum cleaner and lighting. The Building consists of 10 apartments amassing approximately 1,200 square metres.

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Lars Gundersen

Inger og Johannes Exner's Own House (1963)

The house was built in 1963 by the architect couple Inger and Johannes Exner for their own use. The house is considered a significant work in Danich housing as it departs from the traditional use of materials and details known from the traditional detached house.

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Lars Gundersen

J.F. Willumsen's Own House (1907-1908)

The house was designed by the painter J.F. Willumsen in 1906 and built in 1907-08 as a rare example of the art nouveau style in Denmark. Willumsen lived in the house until 1928. His wife, the sculptress Edith Willumsen, who owned the house, lived here until her death in 1964.

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Lars Gundersen

Jarmers Plads 2 (1956-1959)

Jarmers Plads 2 was designed by the architects Christian, Erik, and Aage Holst as headquarters of the building society Østifternes Kreditforening, in the distinct architectural style of the time.

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Hero

Kanalbyen - The Canal District of Fredericia (2012-2027)

FredericiaC will transform a former industrial site located between the historical renaissance city centre and the central harbour front of Fredericia into a modern, sustainable and lively canal district with a spectacular panoramic view to the sea.

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Adam Mørk

Knud Friis' Own House (1958)

Architect Knud Friis designed and built the villa for himself and his family in 1958 and extended it in 1970. The house reflects many of the attitudes and characteristics found in the architecture by Friis&Moltke.

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Koch's Court House in St. Heddinge (1838)

The St. Heddinge court house was designed by Jørgen Hansen Koch while the surrounding walls and outhouses were designed by Georg Kretz. The Court House is considered the prototype of the new town halls erected throughout the country at the end of absolutism.

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Køge Kyst (2009-)

Køge Kyst is developing the harbour and industrial area between Køge Town centre and the sea as a unique, attractive and sustainable urban district. The project will also enhance the role of Køge as a centre on Zealand and in the Øresund region as a Whole.

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Lars Gundersen

Kornerup’s Town Hall in Vordingborg (1843 - 45)

The town hall was built in 1843-45 to a design by Royal Building Inspector Peter Kornerup. The town hall is one of the earliest and quite rare examples of the neo-Gothic style in Denmark. The house is centrally located in the town, facing the old castle with its famous 'Goose Tower'.

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Helene Høyer Mikkelsen

Meldahl’s Town Hall in Fredericia (1860)

Fredericia's town hall was built in 1860 following a design by architect Ferdinand Meldahl. It served its original dual purpose of court house and prison until 2003, albeit in later years solely as court house for the criminal court.

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Nærheden (2013-)

Situated only 20 minutes by train from central Copenhagen and with good access to the motorway Network, Nærheden occupies a prime location in the Copenhagen area.

Nærheden will be denser and more urban than the classical suburb, and the new city district will offer many opportunities for a convinient everyday life and strong Communities.

 

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Naturbydelen Ringkøbing K - The Nature District of Ringkøbing (2014-)

Colorful meadows, berry gardens, fruit groves, lakes and a dense forest with idyllic clearings. The new nature district in Ringkøbing, located on the West Coast of Denmark, offers future inhabitants a unique opportunity to live in the middle of a beautiful natural area, close to the existing town center and with a panoramic view of Ringkøbing Fjord.

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Realdania Byg

Nørre Vosborg (1542-2008)

Nørre Vosborg, one of very few remaining manors in the western Jutland marshes, dates back to the 13th Century. The particularly well preserved manor ranks as the finest in this part of the country.

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Kurt Rodahl Hoppe

Odense Secular Convent for Noblewomen (1504 and later)

In the early 18th century, noblewoman Karen Brahe transformed this 16th-century building into a home for unmarried noblewomen, a function it retained until the 1970s.

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Pedestrian and Bicycle Bridge (2016-2018)

A new bridge for cyclists and pedestrians. The bridge will be placed North of Langebro and will connect the The Brewery Site with Amager. The project is expected to be completed in 2018.

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Kurt Rodahl Hoppe

PH's Own House (1937 (restoration 2015-2016))

Poul Henningsen's own house belongs to the exclusive group of single family homes from the begining of the Modernist era which takes a stand against the traditionel villa and lays down the foundation for the favorite house of the Danes.

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Lars Gundersen

Riise's Country House (1860)

The house, erected by master painter August Jacob Christian Riise in 1860, is a well preserved representative of the characteristic 19th Century building style of Frederiksberg. Today it houses Revymuseet - the Cabaret Museum.

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Kalines Hus. Foto:Helene Høyer Mikkelsen

Seaweed Houses on Læsø - Kaline's House (1865)

The restoration of the historic house, Kalines House, aims at ensuring the proliferation of the island's centuries old building practice. Kalines House is the first part of the project 'Seaweed Houses on Læsø' - also see The Modern Seaweed House

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Helene Høyer Mikkelsen

The Modern Seaweed House on Læsø (2013)

The erection of a new summerhouse, The Modern Seaweed House explifies how seaweed can be used as a sustainable and modernbuilding material. The Moderns Seaweed House is part of the project 'Seaweed Houses on Læsø'.

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Kira Ursem

Taarnborg (1570-80)

The old Bishop's Palace in Ribe dating back to 1570-80, with a few wooden beams even dating back to 1520, is possibly one of the best preserved renaissance buildings in the country.

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Kurt Rodahl Hoppe

The Anton Rosen House (1913)

The 1913 head office of the Tuborg Breweries was designed in the art nouveau style by Anton Rosen, who also designed the Palace Hotel by the Copenhagen Town Hall. The building holds a distinguished position among corporate buildings from the period and stands out with its solid, cubic form and abundance of ornamental details.

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Lars Gundersen

The Fortifications Depot (1740 and later)

In 1681, the canal of Frederiksholm was dug and a depot serving the construction works on the city's fortification was established. The present buildings, military property until 2007, date from the 1740s onwards.

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Realdania Byg

The Grey Lighthouse, Skagen (1858 (restoration 2015-2017))

The Grey Lighthouse in Skagen was built 1858 after drawings by the Danish architect N.S. Nebelong. It is situated on the center of Skagen Odde, and shoots 46 meters up in the sky - making it the second tallest lighthouse in Denmark.

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Kurt Rodahl Hoppe

The Home of the County Prefect of Hjørring (1910)

The house and the adjoining garden constitute one of architect Hack Kampmann's finest works, which exemplifies the local and regional architectural influence on early 20th-century state buildings.

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Lars Gundersen

The House of the Harbour Master (1905)

The House of the Harbour Master was built in 1905 following drawings by architect Ulrik Plesner. The building originally served as port office as well as homes for the harbour master and his two attendants.

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Jørgen Jensen

The House of the Superintendent of Dikes (1777-1779)

The House of the Superintendent of Dikes, or Richtsen's House, was built in 1777 by Carsten Richtsen. The house contains rich baroque interiors. The adjoining back building was built two years later as stables and depot for the main house.

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OBG Forside

The Maternal House of Oluf Bager (1586 and later)

The merchant's house was built by Oluf Bager in 1586 on the site of an earlier building. Oluf Bager was the country's wealthiest merchant at the time. Over the course of their 400 year history the buildings have changed considerably in response to changes in their use.

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The MiniCO2 Houses (2012-2014)

In Nyborg, six new single family homes will be built. In five of them different ways to reduce CO2 emissions will be explored, while in the sixth the lessons learnt will be combined to form the prototype for the single family home of the future.

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Per Munkgård Thorsen/Lars Degnbol

The Navy’s School for Girls (1858)

The building was designed by architect Bernhard Seidelin and built in 1858 to support the navy's activities on Holmen and in Nyboder. Designed as a school for girls it functioned as such for barely 10 years after which it housed the Naval College.

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Realdania Byg

The Roman House (1960)

The Roman Houses, also known as the Kingo Houses, consist of 60 atrium houses. The houses are designed by the architect Jørn Utzon and are a pioneer example of housing developments later known as 'dense low-rise housing'.

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The State Smallholding at Skovbølling (1934)

The house at Skovbølling is a particularly well preserved example of the state financed smallholdings common in the first half of the 20th Century. The buildings are designed in the "Bedre Byggeskik" style, a Danish version of the Arts & Crafts movement.

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Christian Richters

Tietgen's Agony (2009-2010)

Next to the "Marble Church" in Copenhagen Realdania Byg has built a new mixed-use residential and commercial building. The house is designed by the English architect Tony Fretton and named after the historic site on which it is situated.

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Jens Lindhe

Tvede's Town Hall in Sorø (1880)

Sorø town hall was designed by architect Vilhelm Tvede and built in 1880 after a fire had destroyed the previous, neo-classicistic, town hall from 1844, of which only the prison wing exists today.

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Ingeniør Varmings eget hus. Foto:Kira Ursem

Varming's Own House (1952)

Varming's house was drawn in 1952 by the architects couple Koppel in a unique coorperation with the engineer Varming. The house is considered as an icon within Nordic housing as it shows innovation in Danish family housing.

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