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Melodious Kolumba 

Melodious Kolumba 

The City Circle Line

The City Circle Line

Sønderskov Hall

Sønderskov Hall

Bibliotheca

Bibliotheca

Melodious Kolumba 

Christian A. Petersen, the owner of Petersen Tegl, came to the rescue when the South Denmark Philharmonic suddenly found itself short of a xylophone. 

The South Denmark Philharmonic’s New Year Concert is always a big draw in Sønderborg. This year’s programme 8 January in the Alsion concert hall was…

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The City Circle Line

Handmade brick underground

More than 50,000 handmade Petersen Tegl bricks adorn the concrete walls of four of the 17 stations on Copenhagen’s new City Circle Metro Line. 

Danish history was made when the City Circle Metro Line – the largest civil engineering project in Copenhagen in 400 years – was inaugurated in…

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Sønderskov Hall

Brick is a great material for large surfaces, as long as it is of high quality.

The 1,500-m2 Sønderskov Hall, designed by ZENI arkitekter, is a new, multifunctional space and sports centre at Sønderskov School in Sønderborg (Denmark). It is built…

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Bibliotheca

A fascinating new work by Ulla Viotti further enriches Kivik Art Centre’s stunning site in Scania. Bibliotheca – archaeological library is the title of the…

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Brick Inside

“Bricks are created from clay, water and fire, and with their natural richness of colour and tactile qualities they can imbue a room with a special atmosphere,” writes architect and professor Thomas Bo Jensen in the foreword to Brick Inside, published by Petersen Tegl in May this year.

The book’s 230 pages present 59 widely differing interiors that employ many types of bricks and tiles in various ways to create inviting spaces and…

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Petersen no. 40

Petersen no. 40 is published in early May and then distributed worldwide. In the magazine we present e.g. the new LAM (Lisser Kunstmuseum) in the…

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A kitchen for the near future at IMM

With his exciting exhibition, Sense & Sensuality, A kitchen for the near future, at IMM in Cologne in January, Alfredo Häberli focused on the kitchen and its role in the home.

Food and cooking have always reflected human culture and civilisation. Overpopulation, climate change, scarcity of resources and many other problems currently facing the planet will…

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Christian A. Petersen receives prestigious award

The Swedish ’Tegelakademin’ presented Christian A. Petersen with the award on Monday 10 December with the words ”Christian – you’re the Mozart of bricks”. The…

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Correction of an article about a residential block in Prenzlauer Berg

In Petersen magazine no. 39 page 14, we published an article about a residential block in Saarbrücker Strasse in Prenzlauer Berg, Berlin. However, we credited…

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Blueprint Award for Maitland Riverlink

The recently competed Maitland Riverlink in New South Wales, has received the “2018 Blueprint Award for the Best Public-Use Project with Public Funding”.

Designed by…

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