The starting point for the design of the new office building is an ambition to reuse and rethink spatial and material quality on the former industrial site. The new building is directly grounded on the original underground industrial constructions, which acts as the building’s foundation.
▼ 建筑外观，external view
The building consists of 3 stacked layers of 50 meters long office floors supported by a core wall. Underneath the office floors, where the sloping terrain defines an opening, the restaurant is located facing the street. The parking garage and a wine retailer is located under the sloping landscape. The building has a high degree of flexibility and interaction between the floors, which enhances the meeting situations between different users of the building. The individual floors are open, flexible working environments with the service functions integrated as a single architectural element in the eastern facade of the building.
▼ 一层餐厅，restaurant at the first floor
▼ 办公空间，office space
▼ 大量公共空间的设计将促进不同楼层间的使用者的互动与交往，the building has a high degree of flexibility and interaction between the floors
Around the building, the sloped asphalt terrain is forming the outdoor areas for terraces, bikes and gardens. The building´s expression is a collage of elements reflecting the surroundings with 6 facades creating a dialogue with the mixed vague context.
▼ 建筑元素的提取与构成，a collage of elements reflecting the surroundings
▼ 建筑与城市，building and its surrounding
The project itself is a 1:1 realization of the architecture and challenges of the office SLETH as both landowner, developer and architects – based on the potential of Sonnesgade.
▼ 夜景，evening view
▼ 一层平面，first floor
▼ 二层平面，second floor
▼ 三层平面，third floor / 四层平面，fourth floor
Location: Aarhus, Denmark
Year of design/completion: 2011-2016
Building type: Multifunctional office building
Authors: SLETH Architects, Søren Jensen Engineering Consultants A/S
Photographer: Rasmus Hjortshøj C O A S T
Address: Sonnesgade 11, 8000 Aarhus C