Architects: Fabric Architecture Location: Rosenborg Castle, 1350 Copenhagen, Denmark Design Team: Eric Frijters, Olv Klijn; project team: Greta Mozzachiodi, Guillermo Lavernia, Charlotte Simpson and Ida Fløche Moller Construction Team: MOELVEN Denmark A/S, Copenhagen Technical College Photographs: Walter Herfst
All the materials used to build the black timber box are in tune with the landscape: “The dark exterior palette is completed with a layer of perforated metal screens. This operable layer allows the moderation of light/air and protection both when occupied and alone. Internally walls and floors are clad with oiled oak boards that provide a warm counter to its robust exterior. Care has been made to limit the scale of the building and maintain a sense of ‘cottage’.