At Troldtekt we continually bring focus to topical trends within the fields of acoustics, indoor climate, architecture and sustainable building.

This page contains an overview of the various themes that we have published. Here, you can learn about e.g. acoustics in restaurants and innovation in architecture through inspiring articles, photos and interviews with architects and leading researchers.


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Theme: Build better childcare institutions

The number of children is on the rise in several northern European countries, and thus also the need for new childcare institutions. It is important to take the children’s perspective in the design of the new institutions, and for the architecture to support the development of mind and body. In a new online feature, Troldtekt A/S focuses on how to build better childcare institutions. >> Read more here

Build better childcare institutions | Troldtekt online theme

Theme: Superior acoustics with elegant design

With a new range of design solutions, architects are given an exciting opportunity to combine the great acoustics of Troldtekt wood wool panels with a distinctive look.

In this online theme, Troldtekt A/S gives the architect behind the new design solutions the opportunity to talk about them – and show how they are used in beautiful buildings.

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Troldtekt® design solutions give architects an exciting opportunity to combine the great acoustics of Troldtekt wood wool panels with a distinctive look

Theme: Swimming in good architecture

How do you design a swimming centre that will satisfy the needs of elite swimmers, playful children and wellness visitors alike?

In a new theme, Troldtekt looks at possible solutions. The theme includes interviews with an expert and architects – as well as reportages from successful swimming centres and outdoor swimming baths.

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Troldtekt acoustic panels in swimming facilities

Theme: Come to Copenhagen

Which city should you visit in 2019? According to Lonely Planet – the world’s leading travel guide – Copenhagen should be top of your list.

Copenhagen tops the Lonely Planet travel guide’s list of cities worth visiting in 2019. A high culinary standard and interesting architecture are listed among the reasons. A new Troldtekt A/S theme focuses on these two elements in the Danish capital, containing interviews and reports.  

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Troldtekt theme about architecture, gastronomy and good acoustics in Copenhagen

Theme: Black is the new black

Architecture with black materials can create a special atmosphere of intimacy and closeness.

In this online theme, you can read how black ceilings and solid materials are becoming increasingly popular in interior design.

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Troldtekt, Fredericia Furniture Showroom

Theme: Multi-purpose cultural centres

Many new multi-purpose cultural centres have seen the light of day in recent years. In large towns and villages, the buildings serve as informal meeting places, bringing together local communities for activities ranging from sport and meals to salsa and yoga. This theme will give you an insight into what the experts think about the new multi-purpose cultural centres.


Troldtekt, multikulturhuse

Theme: Healing architecture

How can architecture contribute to social work? And can the right layout of a psychiatric hospital minimise the use of physical restraint?

In this new theme about healing architecture, the experts give their answers.

Troldtekt, Healing architecture

Theme: Transformation

Around 40% of Europe’s material and energy consumption goes to construction. Using healthy, lasting materials and converting buildings for new purposes offers the potential for better resource utilisation.

In this new theme you can read about the reuse of materials at the highest possible value level, learn about two key concepts in sustainable building: life cycle costs and life cycle assessment and find inspiration in examples of successful transformation projects.

Troldtekt, Innovation Factory

Theme: Architecture in the Capital of Culture

Europe has Aarhus in its sights as European Capital of Culture in 2017. The city’s creative professions are enjoying the limelight, including a wide range of firms of architects large and small.

In this theme we put focus on the architecture in Aarhus and introduce you to the architecture biennale Rising Architecture Week as well as the transformation of the northern harbour areas in Aarhus into an attractive urban district, etc.

Aarhus Ø

Theme: Innovation

Innovation is part and parcel of the work of architects. The words are those of Lone Wiggers, a partner of the architectural firm C.F. Møller. Read the full interview in this new theme in which also German Design Council's CEO, Andrej Kupetz, gives his views on new design trends.

Theme: Offices

Skype meetings and knowledge sharing via mobile phone. Digital forms of collaboration are placing new demands on the design, acoustics and indoor climate of the physical office.

Read an interview with Philip Tidd, an expert in office design at Gensler, a global consulting firm. He emphasises that the office of the future must have several places where employees can concentrate, collaborate and learn.

Troldtekt, Soenderborg Office

Theme: Restaurants

Did you know that noise and music have a bearing on our sense of taste? And that poor acoustics can cost stars in restaurant reviews?

See how Noma’s Australian pop up-restaurant, the restaurant boat Black Louis (Sorte Louis) and the Tower Restaurant at Christiansborg Palace in Copenhagen all use acoustic ceilings to create the best possible environments for their guests.

Troldtekt - NOMA Australia

Theme: Design

Raw natural materials such as stone and wood are becoming more widespread in global architecture. When used correctly, such materials can enhance a building's design, while also improving the experience for users. Chilean architect and chief editor of ArchDaily, David Basulto, talks about this on this theme page.

WOOD WOOL AWARD winner Krik nature and cultural centre

Theme: Sustainable building

Sustainable building can be measured using a number of certifications which have been introduced in recent years. 

On this theme page, Associate Professor Tine Steen Larsen PhD from Aalborg University in Denmark describes the five key certifications. In addition, you can read about Google’s new database Portico, which will make it easy to choose smart and healthy materials for Google’s buildings.

troldtekt themes Sustainable Construction