The House of Fairy Tales is a book, and its pages are cut and hollowed to be filled in with nature and people.
The large cutout volumes convey generosity and the generated portals invite to enter the garden. Once inside one finds herself inside a magical garden and the tale of adventures and fairytales of transformations can run its course.
Towards the city the defining surface appears as green portals. Inside, two large garden spaces are connected through smaller portals, creating an inner and outer garden. While the fairytale house is located within the inner garden, the outer garden space allows the tram to pass right through the green volume.
Allowing a glimpse of the magical gardens to passer-bys, the new tram line, a vital part of the urban life, becomes part of H.C. Andersen’s Magical Garden and Fairytale world.
The buildings are volumes that almost disappear within the garden structure. Inside the structure, trees are planted
in a grid and its leaves pruned to always reveal the part of the structure that