Kulturvaerftet, Helsingör

  • September 2015

Shakespeare’s drama Hamlet takes place at Kronborg’s Castle in the Danish town of Elsinore/Helsingör. Close to the famous castle at the seafront is The Culture Yard, Kulturvaerftet, situated on an old shipyard. The library is a part of a complex for culture and art, theatre, music and exhibitions. The library is exceptional from many aspects. It scores high according to most of the LRE criteria. The building is a landmark building. The library has a human scale and inviting proportions. The view to the seaside, to Öresund, is terrific and there are many nice details in the design of the premises. The stylish cafeteria has a good supply. This is a library where you want to spend many hours. SIX stars: Exceptional.