Project: "Horten"
Designer(s): Kim Herforth Nielsen, Jan Ammundsen, Bo Boje Larsen, Jeanette Hansen, Dorthe Toft Boesen, Olaf Kunert, Torsten Wang, Jakob Ohm Lauersen, Dag PrŠstegaard, Gry KjŠr, Ida Geisen, Allan Brinch, Robin Vind Christiansen, Mogens Bruun Jepsen, Carsten Olsen, Ida Wonsild og Sune Mogensen, Denmark
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Entry Description: Danish law firm Horten wanted their new headquarters to present itself in a contemporary as well as classical and solid way. Our solution was to design a modern office with a new interpretation of the classical stone-clad facade. Inside, the building appears light and open with a flexible structure encouraging informal meetings and knowledge sharing. The dynamic atmosphere is intensified by the complex and innovative exterior expression. A unique fašade design was developed in order to set new standards within sustainable solutions. The three dimensional fašade in fiberglass and travertine works as a screen against the sun while still providing a view to the water. In this way, the architecture itself is actually the main contributor to the energy savings of the building.

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