Tuborg Nord Buildings, Rotunda Copenhagen shopping centre, restaurant, Photos

Copenhagen Harbour Development, Denmark

Tuborghavn, København, Danmark design by Henning Larsen Architect (HLA)

page updated 4 Sep 2016

Tuborg Nord Rotunda

Tuborg Nord Rotunda
Tuborghavn Buildings Photo © Adrian Welch 2002

Date built: 2002
Design: Henning Larsen Architect

Rotunda shopping centre & restaurant; Brewery blocks; Water Square

Tuborg Nord Rotunda shopping centre Tuborghavnen
photos : Jens Lindhe © HLT

Henning Larsen architects – Danish architecture firm based in the capital city.

The Tuborg Nord project was established on a former brewery site in Hellerup, Copenhagen, according to Danish architecture office C.F. Møller Architects. The area is a mixed business and residential area, realised in a phased process in accordance with C.F. Møller Architects’ 1988 master plan.

The mix of residential and commercial usage makes Tuborg Nord an entire society in itself, full of life day and night, with a waterside location that attracts the population of the local suburb for recreational activities. The master plan emphasises large urban, public outdoor areas with squares, recreational quays, moorings, parks and swimming baths.

Tuborg Havn (Port of Tuborg) is a marina and mixed-use neighbourhood in Hellerup. It is located on a peninsula on the north side of Svanemølle Bay, just north of the border to Copenhagen Municipality

Tuborghavn Buildings Tuborghavn Building Tuborg Nord
photos : Jens Lindhe © HLT

The area’s renewal is the result of a redevelopment of the former industrial site of Tuborg Breweries which ceased operations in 1996. The marina is operated by the Royal Danish Yacht Club which also has their club house at the site.

Other local landmarks include the Experimentarium science centre, the Waterfront shopping centre and the Saxo Bank headquarters. The port is located a 15 minutes walk from the S-trains stations Svanemøllen (south) or Hellerup (north).

Tuborghavnen – Tuborg Nord context

Location: Tuborg Nord, north Copenhagen, Denmark

Henning Larsen, Hon. FAIA was a Danish architect, who died in 2013. He was internationally known for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs building in Riyadh and the Copenhagen Opera House. He studied at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, from which he graduated in 1952.

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Experimentarium Science Center Copenhagen interior
image courtesy of Pressential
Experimentarium Science Center
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The Maersk Tower
photo : Adam Mørk
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