Amaliegade 23-25 trapperum
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Amaliegade 23-25

Registration, archive review and research were conducted and the analyses summarised as a conservation guideline of the entire complex. As part of the process, Elgaard Architecture also initiated a preliminary dialogue with the Agency for Culture and Palaces as to the possibility of furnishing the property for new purposes.

Facts

Year
2015

Theme
Conservation guideline, feasibility study and conceptual design

Client
Freja Ejendomme

Partners
Freja Ejendomme, the Agency for Culture and Palaces

Amaliegade 23-25 gård

18th-Century Townhouses
The complex in Amaliegade 23-25 ​​was originally built as two separate townhouses, which were later connected by an additional building. Amaliegade no. 23 was built by court architect Nicolai Eigtved in 1750-52, no. 25 by architect Lauritz de Thurah in 1755-57 and, most recently, the building in the middle was erected by Joseph Guione in 1787.

After many years as the Royal Danish Maternity Institution, the property passed to the state and was set up as offices for changing ministries. Most recently, the property was handed over to the real estate company Freja Ejendomme, which handled the final resale for the state.

“Already in 1787, the houses were furnished for the Royal Danish Maternity Institution, which was in operation until 1910.”
Amaliegade 23-25 interiør
Based on Lauritz de Thurah's drawings of 1789, we recommended a future floor plan that, as far as possible, aimed at a return to the appearance of this period. Walls added later than 1789 could, as a starting point, be removed, but if later added building elements supported the architectural entirety and future function, these elements shoud be preserved.
“Based on Lauritz de Thurah's drawings of 1789, we recommended a future floor plan that, as far as possible, aimed at a return to the appearance of this period.”
Amaliegade 23-25 trappeopgang
The entire property Amaliegade 23-25 is a complex matter in terms of architectural and historical development. Therefore, it was essential to keep the conservation guideline at a relatively general level.
Amaliegade 23-25 trappeopgang
The consultancy services also included a feasibility study regarding the division of the property into housing and business respectively and, in addition, recommendations regarding fire precautions, parking, acoustics and installations.