The IT University is arranged all around a sizable middle atrium. In the atrium, many array and conference rooms, created as corbelled packing containers, are placed inside a potent composition – like extracted drawers of several styles.
A digital art installation because of the American artist John Maeda translates into a potent and interactive visual composition from the atrium, projecting words and photos onto the light meeting boxes.
The flooring ground comprises the normal services; lecture halls, students’ cafe, canteen and library. All analysis and teaching parts are located within the upper floors. Teaching facilities in open review areas surrounding the atrium and research departments inside calmer zones at equally concludes with the making.
The building stands elevated above terrain. A metallic clad mode folds round the whole quantity in one singular dynamic movement. The panes facades in the frame are divided into horizontal ribbons of goblet of various color and character – highly effective green-colored glass, translucent glass and obvious glass.
Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
Architect: Henning Larsen Architects
Client: Danish National Research and Education Buildings
Gross floor area: 19,000 m2
Year of construction: 2001 – 2004
Type of assignment: First reward in invited competition, 2000