Vilhelm Lauritzen Architects is a full-service firm of architects that works with development and planning, architecture and design. A committed staff of 150 employees transform knowledge, empathy and stance into good solutions. Vilhelm Lauritzen Architects’ long-standing consultancy work with Danish and foreign property developers means that with our extensive experience, we can live up to the professional demands and expectations that are required for all phases of a project process in order to create value for the customer – and to achieve architecture that creates identity and meaning.
Psychiatric Hospital Slagelse is the largest and most ambitious psychiatry construction in Denmark in more than 100 years. With the total area of 44,000 m2, the building consists of general psychiatric, forensic and high security wards, outpatient clinic, emergency reception, training facilities, swimming pool and a center for research and education. The bearing ideas of the project include the principles of recovery and healing architecture, transparency and proximity between people and functions, universality, flexibility and hierarchy of space and stimuli. Here, the state of the art Danish psychiatry principles have been successfully translated into architecture that is supportive, warm and welcoming with each single patient in the focus. Learn more