c.f.moller: panum complex extension
c.f.moller: panum complex extension c.f.moller: panum complex extension
nov 26, 2010

c.f.moller: panum complex extension

‘panum complex extension’ by c.f. møller architects at the university of copenhagen image via e-architect

danish practice c.f. møller architects has won the competition to design an extension to the university of copenhagen’s panum complex on blegdamsvej in the heart of the city. the project, which includes a science tower, will have a significant impact on the cityscape, acting as an identity-creating sculptural focal point for the entire north campus. the proposal is a collaborative design with SLA and rambøll.

aerial view image courtesy c.f. møller architects

the aim of the extension is to link the university more closely with the business community and the surrounding city. ‘it has been essential for us to create a building that will be in dialogue with the district of nørrebro. until now, the panum building has had the air of a large, closed-off research institution with its back turned to the city. but now, through the new extension and its link with the existing panum complex, we will be able to open up its inner universe of dynamic and exciting research to the outside world,’ says c.f. møller partners mads mandrup and mads møller.

with denmark’s most energy-efficient laboratories, the project will be pioneering in energy usage with waste energy from the ventilation system being recycled in the overall energy balance of the building.

street view image courtesy c.f. møller architects

interior view image courtesy c.f. møller architects

image via e-architects

interior of the science tower image courtesy c.f. møller architects

project info: client: the danish university and property agency and the university of copenhagen construction: rambøll architect: c.f. møller architects landscape: SLA collaborations, other: aggebo&henriksen, cenergia, gordon farquharson and innovation lab size: 35,000 m2 (30,000 m2 laboratories and common function, 3,500 m2 canteen and classrooms, 1,500 m2 auditoriums)

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