DYVEKE SCHOOL

Copenhagen, DK

Area

36.000 m2

Role

Consultant

Client

BUF

Project Status

Completed 2014

Collaboration with

KANT, COWI

Awards

The Year's School Building 2014

DYVEKE SCHOOL

Dyvekeskolen is located in Amager, the southern area of Copenhagen. As a part of the process if renovating the schools in Copenhagen, leaded by the Child and Youth Administration and Copenhagen Properties development, Kragh & Berglund have been in charge redesign Dyvekeskolen with focus on play and rainwater. The renovation was to include a sustainable solution, regarding the green profile of the school, the existing landscape and the classic building from the 70’s.

SCHOOL BUILDING OF THE YEAR 2014

Kragh & Berglund have successfully redesigned the outdoors areas and rooms with focus on play and learning. The existing topography have been used for collection of stormwater management which then leads the water out through sustainable and climate-protected runoff system, while the water collected in other areas of the schoolyard create opportunities for play, teaching and recreation.

TESTIMONIAL

”Dyveke School is a fantastic example of a totally sustainable renovation, where the reutilization, modernization, climate adaptation, indoors climate and accessibility are working together for larger effects.”

Frank Jensen, Former mayor of Copenhagen Municipality

DYVEKE SCHOOL FEATURED ON CHILDREN'S TV SERIES