This creative and amazing hedonistic roof terrace penthouses design by JDS Architects. Hedonistic roof terrace feature: a playground with shock-absorbing surface and a playful suspension bridge, a green hill with varying accommodation backed by real grass and durant vegetation, a viewing platform, an outdoor kitchen and barbecue, and a more quiet wooden deck. These three penthouse apartments ar situated on top of a building in Nørrebro, one of the 10 official districts of Copenhagen, Denmark.
Hedonistic Roof Terrace Project Summaries:
Project Name: Penthouses, Roof Terrace
Budget 950.000 EUR
Size 900 m2
Client A/B Birkegade
Status Completed 2011
Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
Team PLOT, JDS, BIG, EKJ
JDS Partner in Charge: Julien De Smedt, Henning Stuben
Project Leader: Jeppe Ecklon
Hedonistic Roof Terrace by JDS Architects:
Elmegade district is probably one of the most densely populated areas of inner Nørrebro, Copenhagen. The triangular block Birkegade / Egegade / Elmegade has a very high density, turning its courtyard to a close to zero surface. When we were asked to design 3 penthouses on top of one of the block’s co-owned buildings our concept became to use the roof of the newly designed top floor to create the ‘missing garden’ for its community of owners. In order to qualify ‘the missing garden’, we looked at the Copenhagen typology of garden, which characteristically has an associated functionality.
The hedonistic roof terrace is reflected in a playground with shock-absorbing surface and a playful suspension bridge, a green hill with varying accommodation backed by real grass and durant vegetation, a viewing platform, an outdoor kitchen and barbecue, and a more quiet wooden deck. We seek to optimize and fully exploit the situations the site has to offer, and thereby design a potential for the future exploitation of the roof to the delight of all the co-op’s residents. Usually a roof defines a final measure of any construction. We imagine cities where people will be the last measure of the environment
Photos courtesy of JDS Architects