Havdrup, Solrød
2017 - 2018

Hous­ing in solid wood


Timianhaven (Thyme garden) in Havdrup is built in CLT, cross laminated timber. The 44 units range between 42m2 and 105m2, and between one and two storeys.

The residents of the non-profit project has a community house as well.


Timianhaven is first housing to use CLT

The contractor preferred CLT, laminated wood elements in solid wood. The project has become a first to use the material for housing in Denmark.

Site plan

Housing blocks are placed perpendicular to the street and positioned in pairs that each share a green courtyard space planted with fruit trees. The courtyard offer the access to each unit as well as a shared outdoor space

Facades are brick shells and lark

A skylights supplies daylight  generously and adds to the spatial experience


Project facts


Project name: Timianhaven

Category:Housing, Wood

Client: Boligselskabet Domea Solrød

Location: Havdrup, Solrød

Gross area: 3.710

Date: 2017 - 2018

Status: Built

Number of units: 44

Cost of construction: DKK 45 mio.


Program: Social housing and community house

Activity: New construction

Construction system: CLT elements

Contact: Søren Nielsen, sn@vandkunst.dk

Project group: Liv Ridder Storgaard, Mirjam Hallin, Martin Erik Andersen, Søren Nielsen


Architect: Vandkunsten Architects

Landscape: Vandkunsten Architects

Engineer: Dominia

Contractor: Adserballe & Knudsen A/S (turnkey)

Consultant: Wissenberg (client advisor)