Architecture in Vejle
Bølgen, Fjordenhus, Vejle waterfront, Spinderihallerne, Tróndur, De Fem Søstre. Vejle is a popular test ground among the nation’s leading architects, and more projects are on the drawing board.
In Vejle, modern architectural gems gleam alongside beautiful historic buildings. Renowned architects and artists, local as well as international, have made their mark on Vejle. Not least along the waterfront, where over the past few years an exciting urban district has been created with recreational environments, award-winning architecture and sustainable housing.
In Vejle, you can experience artworks by Olafur Eliasson, Henning Larsen Architects, Anders Kirkegaard, Bjørn Nørgaard, Kristian von Hornsleth, Ingvar Cronhammmar, Robert Jacobsen and many more.
Vejle’s oldest building is Saint Nicolai Church from 1250. Among the few buildings from before 1850 is Den Smidtske Gård. In 1850-1930, Vejle experienced a boom in industrial construction, such as the mills of Spinderihallerne. Vejle Town Hall and windmill were also reconstructed.