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Roskilde University, or RU, is located in Trekroner just outside Roskilde. Founded in 1972, the dominant architectural feature of RU is a great, big concrete box.

Roskilde University, or RU, is located in Trekroner just outside Roskilde. Founded in 1972, the dominant architectural feature of RU is a great, big concrete box. For years and years Trekroner Station consisted of a train platform letting out onto a big, muddy field in the middle of which RU could be found, but in the last couple of years a new neighborhood has germinated.

RU is surrounded by student accommodation, most of it brand new and very expensive, and thus empty. To one side is a big artificial lake with swans, ducks and lots of seagulls, beyond the lake are fields of wheat and rape seed, grazing cattle and horses.

“==RU website”:http://www.ruc.dk/ruc_en/==

written by eggzakly on 2009-12-22 in #world #locations #campus #concrete #east-german #redscale #black-and-white #denmark #trekroner #university #supersampler #diptych #rumble #half-frame #roskilde #tasma

One Comment

  1. stouf
    stouf ·

    Great ! 35 is insane ! And I still love your train station lamp : )

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