Rødovre Syd | WE architecture & JWH Arkitekter

• April 4, 2011

Danish architectural firm WE architecture & JWH Arkitekter have won the 2nd prize for the Rødovre Syd urban planning project. Rødovre Syd is a suburbian area of Copenhagen, characterized by a mixture of open green areas, a network of roads, large apartment complexes and low row-housing enclaves.

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Rødovre Syd, render courtesy WE architecture & JWH Arkitekter

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Rødovre Syd, render courtesy WE architecture & JWH Arkitekter

The project offers to transform the existing planning by adding buildings in a  pixel-patchwork, as an addition to the 60’ies planning. The greater density allows for urban feel and commercial activities at specific zoom-in areas as well as a greater variety of residential.

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Rødovre Syd, render courtesy WE architecture & JWH Arkitekter

By creating a green loop, along which the zoom-in areas are located and the densification occurs the infrastructure prioritizes pedestrians and bicyclists. Movement along the loop offers a varied experience, switching between low-dense areas, green space and nerve centers such as a market place, a sports area and a station plaza.

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Rødovre Syd - Site analysis, drawing courtesy WE architecture & JWH Arkitekter

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Rødovre Syd - Site plan, drawing courtesy WE architecture & JWH Arkitekter

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Rødovre Syd - Diagrams, drawing courtesy WE architecture & JWH Arkitekter

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Rødovre Syd - Sections, drawing courtesy WE architecture & JWH Arkitekter

+ Project credits / data

Project: Urban Plan Rødovre Syd
Typology: Urban planning
Client: Municipality of Rødovre
Size: 47 ha
Place: Rodovre, Denmark
Year: 2010
Architect: WE architecture | http://www.we-a.dk/ & JWH Arkitekter | http://www.jwh.dk
Team: Marc Jay, Julie Schmidt-Nielsen, Soren Thiesen, Nora Fossum, Katarzyna Nyzc, Mate Szabo, Stella Buisan, Kristian Hindsberg, Jorge Cortes de Castro

+ All images and drawings courtesy WE architecture & JWH Arkitekter

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Category: Master Plan

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