In 2013, on Vejle's waterfront, the seeds of a monumental project were sown, resulting in the iconic Fjordenhus, Kirk Kapital's headquarters, designed by Olafur Eliasson. With its intricate, non-linear design, the construction presented formidable challenges. Odico played a pivotal role by crafting 4500 cubic meters of EPS molds, meticulously cut by robots at our Odense workshop, bringing architect and builder's dreams into harmonious existence.

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Precision engineering unveiled: How Odico contributed to Olafur Eliasson's Fjordenhus

The Fjordenhus project stands as a testament to innovation and precision engineering. Conceived as a masterpiece of architectural complexity, Olafur Eliasson's design pushed the boundaries of conventional construction. The absence of straight lines in the 28-meter high structure presented formidable challenges, demanding a solution that could marry the architect's vision with the builder's practical concerns.

Enter Odico, whose expertise in precision manufacturing became the cornerstone of this transformative project. Odico produced and supplied a staggering 4500 square meters of precisely crafted EPS molds. The magic, however, lay in the process. These molds were meticulously cut by advanced robotic systems at Odico's state-of-the-art workshop in Odense, ensuring unparalleled accuracy and efficiency.

This seamless collaboration between art and engineering resulted in the awe-inspiring Fjordenhus, a testament to what can be achieved when technology and creativity intertwine. Odico's role in translating visionary design into tangible reality serves as an inspiring example of how innovation can reshape the architectural landscape.

Image credit: © Studio Olafur Eliasson

Architect-designed building


Challenges solved

Non-linear geometry complexity
Architect-builder collaboration
Precision in formwork production

Value-creating factors

Robotic precision cutting
Seamless design translation
Architectural innovation showcase


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