Location: Hammershøj, Denmark
Architect: CUBO architects
Location: Altona, Germany
Architect: Nentwig.Notbohm architects
Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
Architect: Danielsen Architecture
Location: Aalborg, Denmark
Architect: Bjørk & Maigård Architects
Location: Stockholm, Sweden
Architect: Sandell Sandberg
These exclusive Norwegian apartments resides beautifully in a 16-acre English-style park, that gives the Bygdøy-area its attractive feel. Ultima Full White and tinted brick mortar give the facades a calm and homogeneous feel.
Smoked linear facing bricks on a massive office building in the heart of Oslo. Designed by A-Lab Architects the new Eufemia office building is the latest addition of impressive office buildings, located between Barcode and the Medieval Park.
Located in the heart of Stockholm. Basaren is a masterpiece of both architecture and engineering, where two oval forms resonate through the entire design and construction of these exclusive city apartments. This building is particular unique because of its façade of transparent masonry, which is made possible by the Carlsberg-system. The devil is in the detail, and this is no exception; each brick used for the transparent part of the brickwork has two extruded holes that matches the shape of the two towered-building. This requires extra structural support in wall elements, lintels and beams – but in turn provides a quiet synergy and gives the building a light and airy feel.
The vision behind the new headquarters at Hammershøj is called Supersize Bricks and covers the architect’s visual expression.
The administration building consists of four 'stacked bricks'. To make these stones habitable, they are scaled by a factor of 92. The proportions of the stones have been preserved so that the expression at a distance will have clear references to the format of a Danish brick – now only at 21x10x5 meters. The same expression is repeated on the production buildings, which simultaneously act as exhibition walls and demonstration of mortar types and curves.
The new music school and library in Wolfurt, Austria fits into this existing ensemble of school, kindergarten, clubhouse, municipal office and hotel. The brass façade, faced towards the street, plays elegantly with the building's other material choices. Twelve striking, wide-framed square windows mark the music classes behind it.
This flexible and modern office building integrates one of Oslo’s main shopping districts into its purpose. The transparent ground floor is framed by an Ultima-brick facade with ceiling-high window sections of varying widths that add life and dynamism to the facade.
By the waterfront in Frederikstad an abundance of details bursts from this large office building. Exclusive masonry in red-brown Ultima long-format brick both outside and indoors creates a stunning overall expression. From top floor one can enjoy 360-degree panoramic views of the city.
Hidden in the sloped landscape near Stuttgart is a villa with Mediterranean feel. Amongst olive trees and bougainvilleas is a stress-free zone by the pool. The outdoor area is framed by the warm and light-tinted sandy feel from the brick walls.
This Belgian juvel is a myriad of open courtyards with breathtaking facades. The muted brick colors combined with a changeable surface creates a distinctive expression from this Villa in Antwerp, Belgium.
Far away from the everyday hustle, this high-end contemporary gem is hidden away in the woods. Featuring RT 150 Ultima Linear Bricks in vivid black.
This distinctive and bright German residence dwells peacefully in between greens. Special emphasis was placed on sustainability and a high quality of construction, which is implemented with precision and architectural love to the last detail.
When laying bricks vertically, magic occurs. In a mix of evergreens and gray, huge panorama views make this Belgian villa one of a kind. Here Ultima RT 156 is acting an important part in the bricked gables and overhangs and thus creating a notable contrast in the overall expression of the house.
This masterpiece of masonry is something quite out of the ordinary. Swirling waves of bricks swell through the entire structure’s façade, creating a drawing three-dimensional expression. The details are further emphasized by the varying color scheme featured in the soft-molded Prima-series.
This elegant apartment complex in central Aalborg, Denmark adds a hint of sunshine with its yellow shades that oozes of a natural and comforting atmosphere. The raw brick patterns create soothing backdrops from the private stone terraces and balconies.
97 owner-occupied flats in Harbour Park, Copenhagen, Denmark. The architecture of the block has classical roots. Owing to its well-defined shape, the block has a recreational courtyard area offering optimum conditions for light and shelter from the wind. The large scale of the building is broken down into smaller elements by means of a variety of façade materials and changes in elevation from 4 to 6 stories.
Behold Queen Eufemias Gate 42 (DEG42). An office building at Oslo’s waterfront that stands out with the very strong suspended meeting rooms in tile, which is overhang on the east façade with unique view through floor-to-ceiling windows. Along with New York-inspired fire escape that winds outside on the east, meeting rooms along the façade creates the unconventional a unique sculptural and dramatic look.
The tile façade is done in full height, ie. all weight is brought down to the foundation. The displaced window positions result in increased loads on the brick beams as the load is brought down to the foundation, and thus up to 17 shift high prefabricated tile beams are made to support the construction. The meeting boxes are suspended in a bearing steel structure with suspended bricklifts along the underside of the boxes. The thickness of the tile ceilings is just 35 mm. to achieve a minimalist expression.
Innovative property in Aalborg City center with a distinct sloping façade. Randers Tegl assisted the performing contractor in designing and planning expansion joints, as well as suspension principles and determination of the masonry course according to the placement of brick bellows. The design of the façade posed special requirements for the building's carrying capacity.
Capitalizing on the Unika brick’s expressive character, these exclusive apartments in Bekkestua, Norway have a special combination of materials. The warmth of the hardwood creates its own unique connection with the coal-burnt variation of bricks. Panoramic roof balconies open up to the light and spectacular views.
A giant curve characterizes this modern office building in Drengsrudbekken, Norway. Standing on columns the building’s masonry has an abundance of detail for a building of its size. Using different mortar colors creates a distinctive expression in collaboration with the bricks’ grey tones.
Situated among pinetrees this Swedish villa resonates a sense of serenity combined with modern and functional living. The sunny terrace and turquoise pool create a California state of mind in the heart of Scandinavia. A perfect match for the grey tinted and coarsed bricks.
A modern campus building for the students where the special technique to apply the dark grey mortar gives an exciting expression. The glass roof accentuates the modernity.
This timeless look in the centre of Täby has a minimalistic and classy look. The building’s squared form and straight lines work fine with bright coloured bricks, that have a slight variation in the final masonry.
A lovely apartment house that dwells together in harmony with the surrounding greens and common gardens. Bright yellow brick colours, beautiful wooden details and roof gardens create an appealing and relaxing atmosphere.
Apartments in irregular blocks combined with great craftmanship masonry and a beautiful brick colour toning in cold and warm sandy colours. Dark window frames and the minimalistic balcony rails frame a beautiful and unpretentious courtyard.
Block of apartment building in three different brick colours with each its distinctive expression. Matching colours and exciting masonry in the façade make these city apartments blend in an architectural sense, despite the different colours.