Katrinebjerg / Dept. 76 Pupil Housing / ADEPT + Luplau Poulsen

Katrinebjerg / Dept. 76 Pupil Housing / ADEPT + Luplau Poulsen

Katrinebjerg / Dept. 76 Student Housing / ADEPT + Luplau Poulsen - Exterior Photography, Windows, Facade, Brick

Textual content description offered by the architects. A way of group, seen sustainability, and built-in paintings are among the many most necessary parts on this scholar housing affiliation division that exhibits a well-designed instance of construct dense, related, and inexperienced. Copenhagen-based ADEPT is the design architect behind the 130 DGNB Gold-certified studios and small household houses in Aarhus DK. Accomplished in 2020, Dept.76. was designed for an area housing affiliation, with the goal to cut back loneliness via alternatives to interact in social actions throughout the complicated. From the courtyard to the roof terrace, the complicated is characterised by community-based options and by building-integrated artwork, which adorns partitions, corridors, and stairs all through.

Katrinebjerg / Dept. 76 Student Housing / ADEPT + Luplau Poulsen - Exterior Photography, Windows, Facade

The 130 models are organized in 4 clusters forming an L-shaped constructing that embraces the shared courtyard. The straightforward design is various by shifts within the constructing peak and by the partly angled facade in the direction of the road, which breaks down the size of the entire quantity. Reddish-brown display screen tiles and clearly marked openings element the outside facades. In direction of the courtyard, the façade is clad with vertical picket lamellae, which in time can be greened with climbing vegetation.

Katrinebjerg / Dept. 76 Student Housing / ADEPT + Luplau Poulsen - Exterior Photography, Windows, Facade
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The gables of the complicated proceed as a low wall encircling the courtyard. Dept. 76 is an efficient instance of how group creation, and a way of belonging, can go hand in hand by optimizing sq. meters and supplies. Fairly merely, the structure embraces the social aspect by prioritizing areas for communities to type and unfold. On the identical time, a fairly slender materials palette and punctiliously chosen options contribute to strengthening the complicated’s identification.

Katrinebjerg / Dept. 76 Student Housing / ADEPT + Luplau Poulsen - Exterior Photography, Windows, Stairs, Brick, Facade, Courtyard

Dept. 76 was constructed with a restricted funds however prioritizes a various structure with high quality supplies and design options. Among the many decisions which have resulted within the DGNB Gold label is the selection of licensed or eco-labeled supplies the place attainable, concentrate on sturdiness, and the potential of materials recycling as a part of a round mindset.

Katrinebjerg / Dept. 76 Student Housing / ADEPT + Luplau Poulsen - Exterior Photography, Windows
Katrinebjerg / Dept. 76 Student Housing / ADEPT + Luplau Poulsen - Exterior Photography, Windows, Facade

One other necessary focal space was to make the constructing actually inexperienced by together with greened facades and roofs with rainwater native dealing with, in addition to a garden-like courtyard with built-in local weather adaptation and good situations for micro-local biodiversity. Moreover, the general working financial system is an built-in a part of the design via optimized processes and accessible provide infrastructure.

Katrinebjerg / Dept. 76 Student Housing / ADEPT + Luplau Poulsen - Exterior Photography, Facade
Katrinebjerg / Dept. 76 Student Housing / ADEPT + Luplau Poulsen - Exterior Photography, Facade