VM Houses
“The buildings are like a 3 dimensional Tetris game of people's living units.” Julien De Smedt

 The VM Houses, shaped like a V and an M when seen from above, is the first residential project to be built in Ørestaden; a new quarter of Copenhagen. The growing neighborhood is connected to the center of the city by the new Metro system. Photo: arcspace The V House The manipulated perimeter block is clearly defined in its four corners but opened internally and along the sides. The vis-à-vis with the neighbor is eliminated by pushing the slab in its center, ensuring diagonal views to the vast open fields around. The building volume provides optimal air, light and views to all flats. Balconies jut out like rows of jagged shark’s teeth on the sout...

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