Skovbakken School in Odder

Skovbakken School in Odder, Denmark Building, Jylland Design Project, Architecture Images

Skovbakken School in Odder

Jutland Architecture: Danish Education Development – design by CEBRA Architects

27 Sep 2017

Skovbakke Skolen

Architect: CEBRA

Location: Odder, Denmark

Skovbakken School

Skovbakken School

At Skovbakken in Odder, near Aarhus in Denmark, students and teachers welcome their new school. A school that, in addition to being the biggest investment in a new building in Odder Municipality, is designed based on a human scale with recognisable motives such as pitched roofs – and supports modern education and teaching. A school inspired by the local context.

Skovbakken School

Skovbakken School

Skovbakken is a primary school for 650 students. The new building replaces an existing school and is in its scale, its architectonic expression and in its materials inspired by its surroundings: the neighbourhood and the public forest.

Skovbakken School

Skovbakken School Skovbakken School

Skovbakken School Skovbakken School

“The school is designed as a two-storey building inspired by the existing context. We decided to use pitched roofs and a human scale that ensures identification for the students and the inhabitants in Odder”, explains founding partner at CEBRA, Carsten Primdahl.

Skovbakken School

He continues: “We have preserved as many of the original trees as possible as they convey a soft transition to the green surroundings. The few trees we had to cut down have been reused in the interior as furnishings. In addition, wooden sections accentuate all entrances and in the interior the striking staircase is also made of wood. In this way the physical contact with the architecture is communicated through the pleasant and stimulating material – wood”, concludes Carsten Primdahl.

Skovbakken School

The experience of a welcoming school is emphasised in the school’s layout as three structures which are oriented towards a central atrium, opening up to the surroundings and establishing many diverse and interesting landscaping and building spaces, both in the exterior and in the interior.

Skovbakken School

Focus on Exercise
The school has a special focus on exercise as a natural part of daily life. Thus, for example, the fire access routes in the common areas are designed as tracks for exercise, in each classroom there is an area designed specifically for physical activity and the school’s multi-gym is directly linked to the school’s common room, allowing the gym to be used as an active play and movement area during breaks.

Skovbakken School

Skovbakken School Odder – Building Information

Client: Odder Kommune
Place: Odder
Year: 2015-2017
Size: 9300 sqm
Architect: CEBRA
Landskape: CEBRA
Signposting/Graphics: CEBRA
Turn-key contracter: MT Højgaard
Engineer: MT Højgaard
Property management: DEAS

Skovbakken School

Photography: Adam Mørk

Skovbakken School in Odder images / information received 270917

Website: CEBRA Architects


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