Olafur Eliasson’s first completed building rises in Danish harbour | attractionsmanagement.com news
POST YOUR JOB ONLINE
Free ezine/digital edition sign up
Jobs . News . Features . Video . Products . Magazine . Handbook . Advertise . Contact  
NEWS
Olafur Eliasson’s first completed building rises in Danish harbour
POSTED 26 Oct 2018 . BY Andrew Manns
Scandinavian artist, Olafur Eliasson has completed his first structure, Fjordenhus ("House of the Inlet") in Vejle, Denmark.

The 28-metre, castle-like edifice – a collaborative effort between Eliasson and German architect Sebastian Behmann – stands in the shallows of the city’s harbour and is accessible by a footbridge.

The building’s ground floor is open to the public and features Eliasson’s artworks, while the upper levels – connected by a winding stair as well as by a built-in elevator – serve as the headquarters of the project’s commissioner, investment firm Kirk Capital.

Speaking on Fjordenhus's appearance, Eliasson explained that it was intended to be an "organic building" which could respond to the "shimmering water" and "ebb and flow of the tides". In doing so, it would change "at different times of the day and of the year".
The cavernous structure also features a built-in elevator and spiral staircase. Credit: Photo by Anders Sune Berg
At night the building, which is set with a number of internal lights, resembles a lighthouse. Credit: Photo by Anders Sune Berg
A footbridge connects Fjordenhus to the quay. Credit: Photo by Anders Sune Berg
RELATED STORIES
MORE NEWS
Experiential pirate experience to launch in 2020
A visitor attraction offering guests the opportunity to "live as pirates" is set to launch in the Dutch capital city Amsterdam in 2020.
Universal Beijing gets 2021 opening date
Universal has announced that its multi-billion dollar theme park development in Beijing, China, will open in 2021.
Four new theme parks open in two months as Fantawild revels in retelling Chinese history
Fantawild has opened its fourth Chinese theme park in a little over two months, with Jingzhou Fantawild Oriental Heritage in Hubei Province being the latest.
British Museum's Samsung Digital Discovery Centre upgraded with new tech
The Samsung Digital Discovery Centre (SDDC), a technological hub for children and young people at the British Museum, has been reopened following a major refit. The partnership between the two organisations has also been extended by another five years, to 2024.
+ More news   
LATEST JOBS
Loyalty and Insight Manager
Legoland
Salary: Competitive
Job location: Goshen, NY, USA
CAMERIERI DI SALA/BAR
Gardaland Resort
Salary: Competitive
Job location: Verona, VR, Italy
Duty Manager
BODY WORLDS London
Salary: £28k p.a.
Job location: London, UK
Creative Producer
Holovis
Salary: Competitive
Job location: Lutterworth, UK
Game and Experience Designer
Holovis
Salary: Competitive
Job location: Lutterworth, UK
AR and VR Headset Engineer
Holovis
Salary: Competitive
Job location: Lutterworth, UK
+ More jobs  

COMPANY PROFILE
IAAPA EMEA

We are pleased to announce that Euro Attractions Show is now IAAPA Expo Europe. [more...]
+ More profiles  
FEATURED SUPPLIER

EAS rebrands to IAAPA Expo Europe ahead of 2019 show in Paris
The Euro Attractions Show has been rebranded as the IAAPA Expo Europe ahead of this year's event at the Paris Expo Porte de Versailles exhibition centre. [more...]
VIDEO GALLERY

Red Raion - Trailer Pinocchio - A Modern Tale VR
Red Raion is the CGI studio specialized in media based attraction. Find out more...
More videos:
Red Raion: Meet the Team - Introduction – Red Raion
Miko and the Spell of the Stone - Movie Trailer – Red Raion
Online Print Made Easy! – instantprint
+ More videos  

CATALOGUE GALLERY
 

+ More catalogues  
DIRECTORY
+ More directory  
DIARY

21-24 Sep 2019

ASTC 2019 Annual Conference

Ontario Science Centre, Toronto, Canada
23-24 Sep 2019

Tourism Symposium 2019

Winter Gardens, Blackpool, United Kingdom
+ More diary  
LATEST ISSUES
+ View Magazine Archive

Attractions Management

2019 issue 3


View issue contents
View on turning pages
Download PDF
FREE digital subscription
Print subscription

Attractions Management

2019 issue 2


View issue contents
View on turning pages
Download PDF
FREE digital subscription
Print subscription

Attractions Management

2019 issue 1


View issue contents
View on turning pages
Download PDF
FREE digital subscription
Print subscription

Attractions Management

2018 issue 4


View issue contents
View on turning pages
Download PDF
FREE digital subscription
Print subscription

Attractions Management News

18 Sep 2019 issue 139


View on turning pages
Download PDF
View archive
FREE digital subscription
Print subscription

Attractions Handbook

2019


View issue contents
View on turning pages
Download PDF
FREE digital subscription
Print subscription
 
ABOUT LEISURE MEDIA
LEISURE MEDIA MAGAZINES
LEISURE MEDIA HANDBOOKS
LEISURE MEDIA WEBSITES
LEISURE MEDIA PRODUCT SEARCH
 
ATTRACTIONS MANAGEMENT
ATTRACTIONS MANAGEMENT NEWS
ATTRACTIONS HANDBOOK
PRINT SUBSCRIPTIONS
FREE DIGITAL SUBSCRIPTIONS
ADVERTISE . CONTACT US

Leisure Media, Portmill House, Portmill Lane,
Hitchin, Hertfordshire SG5 1DJ Tel: +44 (0)1462 431385

©Cybertrek 2019
Jobs   News   Products   Magazine
NEWS
Olafur Eliasson’s first completed building rises in Danish harbour
POSTED 26 Oct 2018 . BY Andrew Manns
Scandinavian artist, Olafur Eliasson has completed his first structure, Fjordenhus ("House of the Inlet") in Vejle, Denmark.

The 28-metre, castle-like edifice – a collaborative effort between Eliasson and German architect Sebastian Behmann – stands in the shallows of the city’s harbour and is accessible by a footbridge.

The building’s ground floor is open to the public and features Eliasson’s artworks, while the upper levels – connected by a winding stair as well as by a built-in elevator – serve as the headquarters of the project’s commissioner, investment firm Kirk Capital.

Speaking on Fjordenhus's appearance, Eliasson explained that it was intended to be an "organic building" which could respond to the "shimmering water" and "ebb and flow of the tides". In doing so, it would change "at different times of the day and of the year".
The cavernous structure also features a built-in elevator and spiral staircase. Credit: Photo by Anders Sune Berg
At night the building, which is set with a number of internal lights, resembles a lighthouse. Credit: Photo by Anders Sune Berg
A footbridge connects Fjordenhus to the quay. Credit: Photo by Anders Sune Berg
RELATED STORIES
MORE NEWS
Experiential pirate experience to launch in 2020
A visitor attraction offering guests the opportunity to "live as pirates" is set to launch in the Dutch capital city Amsterdam in 2020.
Universal Beijing gets 2021 opening date
Universal has announced that its multi-billion dollar theme park development in Beijing, China, will open in 2021.
Four new theme parks open in two months as Fantawild revels in retelling Chinese history
Fantawild has opened its fourth Chinese theme park in a little over two months, with Jingzhou Fantawild Oriental Heritage in Hubei Province being the latest.
British Museum's Samsung Digital Discovery Centre upgraded with new tech
The Samsung Digital Discovery Centre (SDDC), a technological hub for children and young people at the British Museum, has been reopened following a major refit. The partnership between the two organisations has also been extended by another five years, to 2024.
Interactive scorekeeping wristbands planned for Super Nintendo World
Interactive wristbands that interface back to a user's Nintendo game console look to be part of plans for Super Nintendo World, which is due to open at Universal Studios Japan theme park in Q2 2020.
Antorcha leaves SeaWorld after seven months, interim CEO in place
SeaWorld CEO Gus Antorcha has resigned from his position after just seven months in the role, with chief financial officer Marc Swanson stepping up as interim chief executive officer.
+ More news   
 
COMPANY PROFILE
IAAPA EMEA

We are pleased to announce that Euro Attractions Show is now IAAPA Expo Europe. [more...]
+ More profiles  
FEATURED SUPPLIER

EAS rebrands to IAAPA Expo Europe ahead of 2019 show in Paris
The Euro Attractions Show has been rebranded as the IAAPA Expo Europe ahead of this year's event at the Paris Expo Porte de Versailles exhibition centre. [more...]
VIDEO GALLERY

Red Raion - Trailer Pinocchio - A Modern Tale VR
Red Raion is the CGI studio specialized in media based attraction. Find out more...
More videos:
Red Raion: Meet the Team - Introduction – Red Raion
Miko and the Spell of the Stone - Movie Trailer – Red Raion
Online Print Made Easy! – instantprint
+ More videos  

CATALOGUE GALLERY
 

+ More catalogues  
DIRECTORY
+ More directory  
DIARY

21-24 Sep 2019

ASTC 2019 Annual Conference

Ontario Science Centre, Toronto, Canada
23-24 Sep 2019

Tourism Symposium 2019

Winter Gardens, Blackpool, United Kingdom
+ More diary  
 


ADVERTISE . CONTACT US

Leisure Media, Portmill House, Portmill Lane,
Hitchin, Hertfordshire SG5 1DJ Tel: +44 (0)1462 431385

©Cybertrek 2019

ABOUT LEISURE MEDIA
LEISURE MEDIA MAGAZINES
LEISURE MEDIA HANDBOOKS
LEISURE MEDIA WEBSITES
LEISURE MEDIA PRODUCT SEARCH
ATTRACTIONS MANAGEMENT NEWS
ATTRACTIONS HANDBOOK
PRINT SUBSCRIPTIONS
FREE DIGITAL SUBSCRIPTIONS