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Architecture and buildings

Photo: Niels Martner

Here you will find both sustainable and modern architecture, which attracts visitors from all over the world, and historic architecture that tells stories from a bygone era.

Innovation and development are with respect for natural resources and the clay of Mother Earth that characterises Middelfart and its local area.

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CLAY – an architectural pearl
Photo: Helle Thomsen
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CLAY – an architectural pearl

When you arrive at CLAY Museum of Ceramic Art Denmark, you will notice two very different buildings; the traditional main building (Grimmerhus) and the under/over-ground extension, towards Lillbælt.

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Architectonical awardwinner
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Architectonical awardwinner

Middelfart Municipality Activity and Nature Centre Hindsgavl wins award for energy-efficient building.

- The Energy Efficiency Best of 2013 Awards were handed out at the Guinness Storehouse in Dublin....

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Middelfart Sparekasse
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Middelfart Sparekasse

Award-winning architecture

Design company 3xN won the national competition of being the architect on the assignment.

The architectural building houses a saving bank, a sportsshop and a café, all und...

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Teglgaardsparken
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Teglgaardsparken

Teglgårdsparken - A city within a city

Already upon arrival you sense the strict symmetry in this construction..

"Lunatic Asylum in Middelfart", which was the official name until 1911, was built from 18...

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Fiberline
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Fiberline

Architecture and workplace

Fiberline. The factory at Barmstedt Alle is designed in a close cooperation with Professor Jan Søndergaard from KHR Architects, who were asked to draw a factory, which was no...

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KulturØen (the island of culture), Town Hall and Middelfart Sparekasse

Three of Middelfart's newer architectural buildings, which are worth a visit.

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The Old Little Belt bridge
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The Old Little Belt bridge

Go for a walk over The Old Lillebælt Bridge and enjoy the beautiful views over the town, strait and beech forest.

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1,178 metres long
57 metres high
Price: DKK 32 million...

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The New Little Belt bridge
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The New Little Belt bridge

The new bridge was opened by danish King Frederik IX on the 21st of October 1970.

The total price amounted to 260 million kroner and it became the first suspension bridge in Denmark ever.

It spans 1.7 ...

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The old harbor and part of town
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The old harbor and part of town

Middelfart is a seaport town, with a history closely linked to the Little Belt waters, the ferry service and the many porpoises living in the waters. Middelfart was home to many smaller merchant ships...

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The hanging gardens of Middelfart
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The hanging gardens of Middelfart

Opposite Gl.Havn you will find the old part of Middelfart, where the small streets ooze idyll. The houses facing the waterfront in Gl. Vestergade are small, and did formerly house fishermen and crafts...

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The Porpoise Well
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The Porpoise Well

The Porpoise Well is located in the middle of Fisketorvet (The Fish Market) in Middelfart Old Town and was unveiled on October 25, 1957. The well was made by Hans Olsen (1902 - 1983), who was a self-t...

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Adlerhus
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Adlerhus

The gatehouse in the middle of Middelfart previously belonged to Hindsgavl Castle. Adlerhus was the entry gate to Hindsgavl Castle.

The architect responsible for the distinctive red-painted building ...

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