The New Carlsberg Foundation
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The New Carlsberg Foundation

As lead consultants, we carried out restoration of the facades and the windows in the New Carlsberg Foundation’s headquarters, Bryggergården/the Brewer’s Estate, in central Copenhagen. The Brewer’s Estate consists of a front house facing Brolæggerstræde and a side and back house, and the complex was erected in the years following the Great Fire of Copenhagen in June 1795.

In 1826, the brewer Christen Jacobsen Nørkier bought the buildings in Brolæggerstræde, and his son, J.C. Jacobsen (1811-87), founded the Carlsberg Breweries there.

Facts

Year
2014

Theme
Restoration of facades and windows

Client
The New Carlsberg Foundation

Partners
Kjell Pedersen A/S, Th. Hansens Eftf., Watson Façade Renovation, S. V. Fischer A/S

The New Carlsberg Foundation roof repairs
The New Carlsberg Foundation window restoration
“In the 1830s, the brewer J.C. Jacobsen (1811-87) made his first attempts to make bottom-fermented beer in the buildings in Brolæggerstræde, thereby establishing the basis of the Carlsberg Breweries.”
New Carlsberg Foundation
The facades of the complex have been plastered and whitewashed with iron vitriol to obtain its classical red-orange colour. All the windows have been restored by a carpenter and painted.
The New Carlsberg Foundation window restoration
In 1913, the Brewer’s Estate was handed over to the New Carlsberg Foundation, and since 1973 it has been its headquarters.
The New Carlsberg Foundation window and roof restoration