NIELS BOHR BUILDING,
The Niels Bohr Building will be part of the Faculty of Sciences at the University of Copenhagen and will house the physics, chemistry, computer science, mathematics and science teaching disciplines, and include the Niels Bohr Institute itself. The park will be constructed in University Park between Nørrebro and Østerbro, as part of the Nørre Campus Science City.
The building is part of the government investment plan to modernize the university laboratories. It will be built in two stages, one on each side of Jagtvej. Stage 1 will be east of the thoroughfare and cover an area of 30,000 m2 in University Park; Stage 2 will be established west of Jagtvej and cover some 15000 m2 on a former commercial estate. A skywalk will link the two stages above Jagtvej. Stage 1 is expected to be ready in 2014 and Stage 2 in 2015.
The jury stated in the report on its deliberations that “The winning proposal assigns overall areas to researchers, students and staff in a structure that is both rational and flexible and which lends credibility to the desire expressed in the competition programme for spaces for informal meetings, interaction and interdisciplinary cooperation, while enabling well-defined academic identity and absorption.”
Rambøll Danmark is the principal consultant for the project. Vilhelm Lauritzen Arkitekter and Christensen & Co Arkitekter are the project architects. Other consultants are GHB Landskabsarkitekter, Rambøll SE, Rambøll UK and Collin Gordon Associates.