MELLEM: Asyl Center Nordhavn

Studenteropgave: Kandidatspeciale og HD afgangsprojekt

  • Jonas Snedevind Nielsen
  • Mathias Palle
4. semester, Arkitektur (cand.polyt.), Kandidat (Kandidatuddannelse)
This project report contains respectively the Framework, ideation, site analysis, building analysis, conceptdevelopment, design presentation, design process and epilogue of a preliminary design of an asylum center in Denmark.

This project deals with an investigation of the architectural potential in the design of Danish asylum centers. These architecutural potentials fosterd new values for the design of asylum centers The project herby aim to examine these values by designing a new asylum center in the city with focus upon embodiment in architecture and a tectonic way of thinking.

The vision of the asylum center is to enable new forms of interaction between the Danish society and the asylum center. A space of hospitality, which create a safe and caring environment for asylum centers as a building, which contribute to the city life around.

With a site chosen to be an old warehouse in Nordhavn, the project seeks to use the asylum center as an urban catalyst of the area, while it develops.

The architectural concept is 6 stacked volumes placed as metaphorical continuation of warehouse. The stacked volumes becomes a small three-dimensional image of a city creating a fluent transition to the context and with a variety of spaces, privacies and activates it becomes and urban catalyst of Nordhavn, activating the whole area.

The asylum center provides a place for the asylum seeker, where they feel they belong and understand their place as progress from refugee to citizen in Denmark or in another country. The asylum center will activate the new Nordhavn area and when it has been developed, the asylum center will move to another location leaving accommodation spaces for elderly, student or cheap housing maintaining diversity as a social sustainable strategy.
Udgivelsesdato6 jun. 2015
Antal sider123
ID: 212936105