Five Sisters

The silo complex belonging to Jysk Andels Foderstofforretning in Aarhus Harbour is called the Five Sisters. Denmark is dotted with silos, especially the harbours. These reinforced concrete silos from 1927 have five striking dormer windows that account for its nickname. They heralded a new era for the city and its harbour. The sisters" also represent an important change in how goods were handled. Before the silos were built, grain was stored in grocers' lofts, loose or in sacks. Now it was sailed straight to the silo, where ingenious machines sucked it up. " Not a public place.

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