Kim Herforth tis month joins the board of trustees of New York City-based Van Alen Institute and will serve as co-chair of the organization's International Council.
Yesterday an official groundbreaking ceremony was held: the laying of the first stone of the future headquarters of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in Lausanne, Switzerland.
3XN has promoted Partner and Architect MAA Jeanette Hansen to Chief Executive Officer. In her new role, Hansen will be responsible for overseeing the firm’s many large projects in Scandinavia and abroad. She replaces Morten Stahlschmidt.
NDR television program the 'Ostsee Report' dove deep into the Blue Planet for its latest episode.
The City of Sydney has granted final Development Approval for the new Quay Quarter Tower. The project is the most ambitious building designed by a Danish architect in the city since Utzon’s famed Opera House.
When the International Architecture Biennial in Venice takes place in 2016, 3XN is part of the official Danish contribution.
The Urban Land Institute (ULI) selected 10 real estate developments as winners of the 2015 Global Awards for Excellence, widely recognized as one of the land use industry's most prestigious award program. Swedbank Headquarters, designed by 3XN and developed by Humlegården Fastigheter, was one of only three winners from Europe.
Over the summer, the Royal Arena reached an important milestone, as the enormous trusses were mounted on its roof. Today Copenhagen's new arena, designed by 3XN, celebrates the topping-out ceremony.
Join us for a tour of GXN’s, the innovation unit of 3XN, library of innovative and sustainable materials. Made from tomato stems and seaweed, mushrooms, metal or glass, this wide range of materials inspires new thinking about the possibilities for the built environment.
Friday the new Patient Hotel for Rigshospitalet, Denmark’s leading hospital, was inaugurated. Through a clear architectural concept, 3XN has created an open and comfortable environment for patients.
Kasper Guldager Jensen, Senior partner 3XN, Director GXN, is now a member of the Danish Design Council that brings together the most competent and innovative people in the Danish design industry including designers, manufacturers, researchers and leaders.
3XN is on to the final stage of the international 'Reinventing Paris' competition.
The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and The European Centre for Architecture, Art, Design and Urban Studies named the Blue Planet a winner of The International Architecture Award 2015.
Over the summer, you have the opportunity to get close to the impressive construction of Copenhagen’s new multifunctional arena. From the roof of a brand new pavilion, you can experience the construction rise and watch cranes mount huge trusses over the arena floor throughout the summer.
Together with Atelier Brückner, karres+brands, YOKE, Orbicon, 3XN is shortlisted for a competition to create a new experience and knowledge center at the Viking fortress Trelleborg in Slagelse, Denmark.
The Urban Land Institute has named Swedbank one of the finalists for the 2015 Global Excellence Awards.
These days the final work on the new patient hotel and administration building for Copenhagen's main hospital is done to have it ready for both patients and staff moving in late August 2015.
Swedbank has won a 'Good Design is Good Business' Award from Architectural Record and appears in the leading American magazine's May issue.
Thursday April 23, 2015 one of the studio's most visionary and ambitious green buildings was officially inaugurated. Green Solution House is a new hotel and conference centre in Rønne on the island of Bornholm, Denmark.
3XN, together with Schønherr, is one of three winners of the first phase of the competition for a design proposal for a unified architectural concept for the combined heat and power plant Amagerværket in Copenhagen.
3XN is shortlisted for a competition to create a new cultural hub in the city of Zaanstad located a few kilometers north of Amsterdam.
We are pleased to announce that The Blue Planet won the this year’s Architizer A+ Popular Choice Award for the Culture: Museum category.
This week 3XN is attending MIPIM in Cannes, France. The annual international property fair with more than 20,000 participants has existed since 1990 and brings together professionals from all real estate sectors including retail, residential, healthcare and business.
The “BioBuild Façade System in Biocomposites” wins this year’s JEC Innovation Award Europe in the category “construction”. The award ceremony takes place on 10th March in Paris.
The book, just released, describes the making of a new headquarters for Swedbank, one of the biggest banks in Sweden, and 3XN’s ideas behind the design.
The International Olympic Committee releases first images of new headquarters designed by 3XN. Dynamic, Flexible Building Located on Lake Geneva in Lausanne.
Together with collaborators MOE, Kai Andersen and Langkjær Stålbyg, 3XN has won the newly established award conferred by the Danish Steel Institute.
With about a quarter of its total activities located in Sweden, 3XN A/S established a Swedish subsidiary in the fall of 2013. Now with the appointment of Anders Wadman and the move to new facilities centrally located in Stockholm, 3XN further strengthens its presence in Sweden.
Yesterday, representatives of Uppsala University broke ground on the 3XN-designed administration building called Segerstedthuset (Segerstedt Building).
When the annual World Architecture Festival kicks off in Singapore today, 3XN will be present with nominated projects, speakers and judges.
The building is scheduled for completion in spring 2015 and will be the first part of Copenhagen’s new Rigshospital to complete. Like the upcoming new North Wing, the patient hotel and administration building is characterized by a strong connection to the adjacent public parks. This will benefit both patients and staff.
AMP Capital has named 3XN as the architect for the 49-story, 102,000 SM (~1.1M SF) 50 Bridge Street tower and master plan for the Quay Quarter Sydney precinct. 3XN was selected via a multi-stage international competition, which included two Pritzker Architecture Prize-winning firms. Construction on this important new addition to the Sydney skyline is slated to begin in 2018.
The library of the Aarhus School of Architecture is about to introduce a new facility: MLAB. This is where the latest materials will continuously be presented and made accessible to everyone, including the city’s architectural practices.
Shortly after the founding of the Urban Green®, the wild plants are already a reality in a number of exciting projects, including a large landscape project by SLA to the Novo Nordisk HQ in Bagsvaerd.
Minister of Education and Research, Sofie Carsten Nielsen, has appointed Kim Herforth to participate in the government's committee for the strengthening of Denmark’s higher artistic educations.
The Porsche Design Tower Frankfurt will be a residential tower block in a class of its own
3XN and developer Jens Richard Pedersen now officially present the plans for a new high-rise project in Aarhus, Denmark. The vision for La Tour Tower is to create a building of high quality that meets the need for affordable housing while at the same time enhancing the architectural profile of Aarhus by adding a prominent landmark to the north access road into the city.
GXN, SLA landscape, Rekommanderet Jens Rørbech and Kirsten Halsnæs is one among the six teams that will compete for the design of Denmark’s most beautiful climate adaptation in the city Middelfart on Funen.
Odenplan Station is already in function and 3XN’s sculptural entrance building will be ready for inauguration this fall.
When the World Architecture Festival (WAF) takes place in Singapore on 1-3 of October 2014, the two 3XN projects Swedbank and Grove Towers are in the running towards becoming the world's best in their category.
3XN is the winner of the architectural competition for a new educational building for Mälardalen University - a university college in Eskilstuna southwest of Stockholm. The project includes renovation of a listed Modernist Public Bath and a new building totaling 18,250 m2
The whirlpool-shaped aquarium in Copenhagen is among this year’s 12 European winners
3XN, Hassell LTD, Ramboll and SLA landscape is one among the six teams that will compete for the design of the New Psychiatry Ballerup, a public clinic for adults with eating disorders.
Through an innovative and powerful design, a new landmark amongst Swedish office buildings emerges.
At a spectacular groundbreaking ceremony and party hosted by developer Ornate Spaces in Mumbai, the 3XN designed residential and mixed use project ‘Grove Towers’ was unveiled.
3XN has been chosen by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) as its preferred architectural partner for the design of the new IOC headquarters in Lausanne.
3XN is behind the project Stockholm Continental launched yesterday 31st. March in Stockholm. The project provides the city with a new meeting place.
A 3XN designed IMAX theatre, retail and creative offices complex will be an iconic contribution to the 15 billion yuan (USD$2.4 billion) DreamCenter entertainment district on Shanghai’s West Bund. The DreamCenter is being developed by DreamWorks Animation together with partners, CMC Capital Partners and Hong Kong developer Lan Kwai Fong Group.
It is now possible to see how the facade of Rigshospitalet – Copenhagens Main Hospital’s new north wing will look like as a full size model has been placed at the hospital's main entrance.
The new international headquarter for Swedbank is almost completed. The 45.000 m2 building located in Stockholm will be inaugurated in May.
The munipality of Ronneby is developing a neighbourhood with a positive footprint.
As only one of three buildings in the world Bella Sky has just been honored with the prestigious international FIB Award.
3XN wishes you a very happy and successful Year of the Horse.
The Blue Planet is placed first on a list containing 25 of the world’s best new buildings. The list is created by the influential and award winning American online news media The Huffington Post.
The bridge which is part of the master plan for a new and attractive city area for Mandal, which also features the cultural centre "Buen", has just been completed.
UN City located on the northern harbour of Copenhagen is one of four finalists in the category 'Best Office & Business Development' at the prestigious MIPIM Awards.
Congratulations to our photographer and collaborator Adam Mørk. who is shortlisted as number 4 on the list of the 25 greatest Architectural Photographers in the world.
The final stage of the new UN Building in the Northern Harbour of Copenhagen is complete. 600-700 employees are now ready to move into their new locale.
3XN has been selected as one of six architecture firms prequalified to compete for the design of a new 18,000m2 university building in Eskilstuna, Sweden.
On Friday, January 10th, the Ground Breaking Ceremony for the extension of Copenhagen University Hospital took place, with Chairman of the Capital Region, Sophie Hæstorp Andersen having the honour of taking the first dig. The extension will include a north wing for treatment and research, along with a patient hotel and a parking garage.
The lobby in Arkitekternes Hus was loud and lively when 3XN hosted a book launch on December 12. DJ Jan Brandi delivered the soundtrack to the celebration of 27 years of architecture, which have now been captured in the monograph "3XN Architects"
Danish Minister for Culture, Marianne Jelved, has appointed 3XN’s Founder and Creative Director Kim Herforth Nielsen Chairman of the Architecture Committee at the Danish Arts Foundation
Our latest publication “3XN Architects” is on its way to book stores and we would love to celebrate that with friends, old colleagues and business associates on Thursday December 12th 2013
This massive, beautifully rendered monograph on 3XN, known for creating architecture in the nexus between science and art, between iconic design and human values, documents 32 projects through photos, critical essays, case studies and interviews
The construction is 37 meters long and is divided into three parts, which will be shipped to Stockholm harbour from where they will be transported to the building site
The Danish Lighting Center has received 15 nominations for the prize this year, four of which have now been nominated as finalists. The winner will be announced in January
On November 8, 3XN’s latest book will be released. ”The Blue Planet, National Aquarium Denmark” tells the story about Northern Europe’s biggest aquarium – an out of the ordinary visitor magnet
Over a short period of time 3XN has been invited to contribute to Stockholm’s rapid development with an increasing number of projects. In response 3XN has decided to establish a new office in Stockholm to strengthen cooperation with local architects and clients
The Dubai online news website Emirates 24|7 includes Saxo Bank’s headquarters in Denmark on a list of the world’s most spectacular bank buildings
In the PhD thesis ”Parametri i praksis. Generativ performance i arkitektur” Architect Tore Banke develops software, which simulates daylight and solar radiation in buildings. The dissertation is the result of an Industrial PhD project carried out in cooperation with 3XN architects’ division for green innovation GXN.
When the Danish TV channel DR K launches the new program series, Seductive Rooms, on Thursday October 17th, GXN 's specialist in architectural psychology, Mille Sylvest, will talk about how buildings and spaces affect the behavior of the people who use them.
On October 10th 2013 GXN’s first subsidiary company Urban Green® will be founded. Urban Green® aims to bring wild nature back into the city and create green roofs and facades, wet beds and road constructions
Swedbank's new headquarters to be built in Stockholm has achieved certification under the Swedish certification system "Miljöbyggnad", which ensures sustainable building construction.
Denmark’s new National Aquarium, designed by 3XN, has won the Display Award at the prestigious World Architecture Festival (WAF)
The construction of Stockholm’s new City Station is now ready to begin
The new Master Studio at Aarhus School of Architecture “Regenerative Architecture” will investigate new forms of symbiosis between the built environment, material science and natural systems
As the only Danish architecture firm out of 50 shortlisted firms, 3XN will compete to design a new library in Berlin
3XN is among the 24 candidates competing to develop a popular multi-purpose public area in Wienna
This geometric lamp is now in production and is distributed by Normann Copenhagen
3XN is among the four teams competing to design a new central library
3XN’s vision to create an open, inspiring and social learning environment for a new technical faculty wins competition with 25 entries.
3XN/TEMA / Ramboll is one of the five teams that will compete to design the new Tekniska Nämndhuset (House of the Technological Tribunal) in Söderstaden, Stockholm.
Construction of Copenhagen Arena begins June 26, 2013
Along with PLH, COWI and URBANlab, GXN will develop a competition proposal for how Almegaard Barracks can become a showcase for the "green" industries capabilities in sustainable solutions.
3XN's extension to a neoclassical courtbuilding in the Copenhagen district of Frederiksberg is among this years nine European winners
On June 21 at 16.00 GXN invites friends and colleagues to come and explore their new exciting material library
Sustainia100 is a guide that identifies the most innovative sustainable solutions around the world. Green Solution House is selected as part of Sustainia100 2013 for its positive social, economic and environmental impact on local communities.
On July 4th 2013 Her Majesty the Queen of Denmark will inaugurate Copenhagen’s new UN City designed by 3XN. The inauguration will also be attended by high-level representatives from the United Nations.
The 160 meter long bridge is a new hub for the city of Mandal
A total of 12 international architects are invited to participate in the planned architectural competition to design a Nobel Center at Blasieholmen in Stockholm.
The Blue Planet is a building of high complexity that is to be a welcoming and fascinating framework for the guests’ encounter with both animals and nature while it houses a well-adapted ecosystem suited for some of the world's most sensitive animal species.
3XN's Founder, Partner and Creative Director, Kim Herforth Nielsen has received the title of Honorary Professor at Aarhus School of Architecture.
Cutting-edge robot technology will make it possible to build with free and organic forms, at price levels comparable to that of standard construction. GXN is part of a new research project, which brings together leading expertise in robotics, architecture, IT and concrete buildings.
The vision for the new arena is to create a new sports landscape that gives the Danish city of Holbæk a 'pulse' and rethinks the link between sport, health and movement.
The vision of the ambitious project is to create a meeting place for the Russian and International Scientific community
The Cultural Centers Plassen in Molde and Buen in Mandal are exhibited as examples of contemporary Norwegian projects designed by international architects.
With the inauguration of the new courthouse in Frederiksberg, November 2nd, the Court of Frederiksberg now has a sculptural courthouse that is both classic and contemporary.
How do spiders, mushrooms, and algae inspire tomorrow’s buildings? See Head of GXN, Kasper Guldagers TED talk and find out!
In the past few days hundreds of architecture projects from around the world have been competing to win one of the prestigious WAF Awards, which has just been awarded at the World Architecture Festival in Singapore.
The Norwegian city of Molde has just 25,000 inhabitants, but every July the biggest stars of jazz and about 100,000 jazz enthusiasts flock to the town's world famous international jazz festival. In designing the city's new cultural center, the challenge faced by 3XN was to create a building that was flexible and robust enough to provide a framework for cultural life on both scales.
A lecture about architecture, human behaviour and sustainability - and a few words about spiders, mushrooms and algaes
'Stockholm City Station’ will mark the entrance to Stockholm's inner city center and integrates a train and underground station, a hotel and conference center along with apartments. The main idea behind the design was to create a building that gently adjusts to the area's existing building in scale and expression, and which reinterprets a number of local Swedish design traditions.
Each year the world's leading architectural firms compete to win one of the prestigious awards at the world’s largest architecture festival
Ørestad College and Molde Theater & Jazzhouse are part of the exhibition New Nordic – Architecture & Identity, which is open 29th of June – 21st of October 2012.
Until the 12th of August the Danish Architecture Center exhibits the three finalist projects from the design competition of the new Copenhagen Arena
A team of 3XN, HKS Architects, Arup, ME Engineers and Planit has won the design competition for the new Copenhagen Arena, which will be situated in the Ørestad-area a short metro ride from the city center of Denmark’s capital.
A team of 3XN, Aarhus Architects, Nickl & Partner Architechten, Arkitekt Kirstine Jensens Tegnestue and Grontmij has won the prestigious competition for the expansion of the Copenhagen hospital, Rigshospitalet, which is expected to be completed in early 2017
Although there is still a year to the official inauguration, the interest in Denmark's new aquarium, the Blue Planet is already overwhelming.
Historic white wooden houses, charming narrow streets, a river running though the center and beach and forest nearby. The town of Mandal is the essence of southern Norwegian idyll, therefore designing the town's new cultural center required great sensitivity to the town's special environment.
3XN headquarters to the UN in Denmark wins the European Commission’s award to construction projects that are particularly innovative and energy saving.
In Denmark, there is little tradition of collaboration between architects and psychologists. This means that there is very little knowledge about how architecture affects our behavior. A new research project is about to change that.
After 5 years as head of 3XN's innovation unit GXN, Kasper Guldager Jorgensen now joins the studio’s partnership.
Danish Architecture Center's (DAC) new main exhibition curated in cooperation with GXN invites you into the world of materials and shows how new ways of using materials helps to ensure innovation and development of the architecture.
3XN’s new City Hall and cultural center in the Dutch city of Nieuwegein, is designed to create cohesion and the foundation for a stronger local community.
GXNs interior for NOMA Restaurant’s food lab unites the creative worlds of gastronomy and architecture in a modern expression of the Nordic aesthetic.
The new university building unites the past and the future by extending the lines from the historical surroundings into an innovative structure pointing towards future study and work life.
A balance between a thoughtful blending into the surrounding scale and an elegant, yet significant expression has been the driving thought in the design for accountancy and consultancy firm, KPMG.
International Hotel Awards is part of the International Property Awards and is judged by a highly experienced team of professionals covering the entire range of hotel disciplines.
In this 4.500m 2 experimental conference center and hotel everything is adapted to the circulation of nature and guests will have a taste of how it feels to live in a world without waste.