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More than anyone else, the Danish architect Hack Kampmann made his glorious mark on the city Aarhus during a very active period around 1900. This page will give you an overview of his most influential and important buildings in Aarhus.
Most of central Aarhus is easily covered on foot. There are many pedestrianised streets, narrow streets, open spaces, squares and car-free zones.
Many of Aarhus's buildings are unique and fascinating and they all have a story about different building phases and times that we have seen through time. Below we will provide you with a little taste of some of the beautiful buildings in Aarhus which you should give a look the next time your walking through the city.
You can encounter the name Marselis in many places in Aarhus. The Marselisborg Palace, The Marselisborg Forests, The Marselisborg Yacht Harbour, but what is behind this name?
In 1661 King Frederik III of Denmark, who was deeply in debt, had to surrender to one of his creditors, the Dutch merchant Gabriel Marselis, sizeable amounts of Crownlands in Jutland, including the Havreballegård manor.
Møllestien is a street with true village idyll in the center of Århus. The houses which are characteristic in Møllestien are called "outhouses" or "booths". They were originally one-storyed houses to let with one or two windows and a door, and besides the kitchen often only had the one living room.
Aarhus is home to a number of architectural and design companies that excel on the international scene. Thus, in 2010 and 2011, Aarhus-based architects submitted winning proposals for major international projects such as the International Criminal Court in The Hague, Netherlands, and the Kristianssund Opera and Culture Centre in Norway.