Krabbesholm school, 1st Prize

Krabbesholm_1 Entrance courtyard web_Tham & Videgård
Tham & Videgård has won the invited competition for a new school building at the Krabbesholm School of Art, Architecture and Design in Skive, Denmark. The jury stated that the T&V proposal through the use of brick walls and barrel arched roofs establishes a strong connection to the character and spatial qualities of the existing buildings, while it also will constitute a new and independent contemporary addition. The new building is organized around a covered entrance courtyard with direct access to the separate teaching studios.

Krabbesholm_2 Perspective web_Tham & Videgård
From the jury report :
”Tham & Videgård’s proposal is formulated with a distinct and elaborate architectural language which includes clear references to the university’s other buildings and simultaneously stands out with its own distinctive identity. The building volumes, the covered courtyard complex and the choice of materials and treatment of daylight are further proof of a precise understanding of the requirements teaching activities and the daily life of the school impose on the new building.”

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Krabbeholm Højskole is located in Skive, Denmark and was founded in 1885. The school has an international direction with students from several nations with five main subjects: Fine Arts, Architecture, Graphic Design , Product Design and Photography. The main building is Krabbesholm’s mansion dating from 1565 with two wings. The latest additions realized in the 2000s are the Four Boxes Gallery by Japanese Atelier Bow-Wow, and new studio buildings by New York-based MOS Architects.
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