With a holistic approach as a guiding principle in designing and forever exploring the possibilities of building better, cleverer, more beautifully, Copenhagen-based 3XN Studio are the ones who shaped this project design in accordance with UN wishes for an iconic building which expresses the organization’s values and authority. This new Head Office brings together the various agencies and functions of the United Nations regional offices in Copenhagen, representing an innovative project construction expressing sustainability at all levels.
Expected to be completed in 2013, UN City in Denmark has recently won the prestigious ”GreenBuilding Award 2012” by the European Commission. Located at Marmormolen north of Copenhagen’s city center, UN City is a truly green building that will expected to become one of Denmark’s most energy efficient buildings with an annual energy consumption of less than 50 KwH per m2 (Danish Energy Class 1).
Address: Marmormolen, 2100 Copenhagen OE
Client: By og Havn A/S
Area: 28.000 m2 and 5000 m2 basement
3XN Team: Kim Herforth Nielsen, Bo Boje Larsen, Gry Kjær, Christian Wamberg, Peter Feltendal, Rune Bech, Eva Hviid-Nielsen, Laila Fyhn Feldthaus, Thomas Lykke Nielsen, Pernille Uglvig Jessen, Umut Üsüdür
Engineer: Orbicon / Leif Hansen A/S
Landscape Architect: Schønherr KS
Awards: ”GreenBuilding Award”, European Commission, 2012.
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