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|Date||1952 to 1956 timeline|
|Building Type||secondary school|
|Construction System||brick, metal roofs|
|Notes||Grid arrangement of courtyards and clerestoried classrooms, built elegantly with standard components.|
|Discussion||Munkegaards School Commentary
"Munkegaards School is an elementary school for children from 7 to 15 years of age. It comprises 24 standard classrooms of the pavilion type, which are arranged in pairs and open up towards small patios. All the classroom pavilions are connected by a simple system of parallel corridors which also give access to the assembly hall and teachers' room. A two-storey wing on the North side accommodates the special classrooms. Gymnasia, bicycle sheds and dwellings are separate buildings. The yellow brickwork, white-painted timber and aluminium roofs contribute to the intimate and friendly atmosphere of the school."
Tobias Faber. Arne Jacobsen. New York: Frederick A. Praeger, 1964. p60.
Sources on Munkegaards School
Tobias Faber. Arne Jacobsen. New York: Frederick A. Praeger, 1964. NA 1223.J3 F313. LC 64-16676. discussion, p60. plan, p61.
Dennis Sharp. Twentieth Century Architecture: a Visual History. New York: Facts on File, 1990. ISBN 0-8160-2438-3. NA680.S517. plan, aerial photo, courtyard photo, p209.
Kevin Matthews. The Great Buildings Collection on CD-ROM. Artifice, 2001. ISBN 0-9667098-4-5.
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