Grass-covered sloping roof

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The Moesgaard Museum is designed by Henning Larsen Architect near Aarhus, Denmark. This museum have planted roof – covered in grass, moss and flowers and rises from the landscape where you can walk over its grassy sloping roof. Exhibition space is for collection dedicated to prehistory and ethnography that was previously accommodated in a nearby manor.

Various apertures in the roof allow natural light to break through three storeys in exhibition spaces.

This kind of roof can be used during the summer months for picnics, barbecues, lectures and other events. In the winter, the snow-covered slope will provide an ideal site for sledging.
The Moesgaard Museum

The Moesgaard Museum

The Moesgaard Museum

The Moesgaard Museum

The Moesgaard Museum

The Moesgaard Museum

The museum lobby is 750 m2 and also contains a ticket desk, cloakroom and café. The central stairs despite their function to connect the levels above and below with the exhibition spaces, they are used to display anatomically accurate models depicting various stages of human evolution.
The Moesgaard Museum

The Moesgaard Museum

The Moesgaard Museum

The Moesgaard Museum

The Moesgaard Museum

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