Type 4

1940-1960



This type of apartment building gains in popularity during the 1940s, becoming the norm in 1950s construction.

From a technical point of view, it is very similar to type 3, except that the solid masonry exterior walls are eventually replaced by cavity walls with fixed ties (especially at gables). The windows retain their size during this period, but the exposed corner sections disappear. The roof structure and covering are continued from type 3, but the flatter roof slopes go.

The interior walls of type 3 still occur, but brick partitions are becoming more commonplace. Storey partitions are now made of concrete – either as reinforced concrete slabs cast on site or as hollow block floors available in a multitude of variations. At the same time, recessed balconies are gaining in popularity. Single concrete staircases of prefabricated flights and landings begin to appear at the end of the 1940s.

Recommended literature in Danish:
P. Kjærgaard (red.): Byggebogen (1948 ->)

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