At Nyborg Gymnasium, CASA Arkitekter has designed a brand new science building and renovated a 3-storey existing building.

The new science building will be located on the sloping area between the banquet hall and the boarding students’ residential section.

Location: Nyborg, Denmark
Client: Nyborg Gymnasium
Consultancy: Turnkey consultancy & architecture: CASA Arkitekter
Engineer: Henneby Nielsen
Landscape architect: Birgitte Fink
Services: User process, programming, sketching/design, Tendering of construction works, construction management, professional supervision and project follow-upArea: 4,600 m²
Performed: 2010-2013

The extension comprises 1,600 m2.

Nyborg Gymnasium by CASA Arkitekter - Sheet4
©CASA Arkitekter

The extension consists of 9 teaching rooms, which are designed as individual “cubes”. The cubes are connected via intermediate areas used for living and study areas, located around an atrium. Above is placed a triangular skylight. A luminous staircase runs like a spiral down through the room.

The learning environments are designed to work supportively and inspiring for the teaching and students.

Nyborg Gymnasium by CASA Arkitekter - Sheet7
©CASA Arkitekter

Access to the science building can be done on two levels: When the banquet hall (in the old building stock) is available, access will be possible via the banquet hall on the ground floor.

When the banquet hall is not accessible, access is from the parterre level from the original building.

©CASA Arkitekter

Both accesses are made to a wide staircase, which is also thought of as a “seating furniture”.

The conversion works have been carried out in such a way that, with due regard for the building’s architects and construction, a modern and attractive framework has been created for students, teachers and administration.


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