The outdoor areas are planted to represent the various landscapes of Denmark, including a woodland area and a sandy zone to symbolize the coastline. It has also been designed to educate its young users about protecting the environment, with greenhouses where staff and children can grow plants, and touch-screen TVs that will allow the children to monitor the centre's performance.
The project has driven by Rambøll's strategic decision to re-locate all of their Copenhagen staff in one building. In the pursuit of a "One Company" understanding the new head office had to integrate the most flexible types of office spaces, meeting as well as conference rooms and create an overall atmosphere of open communication. The goal has been to make room for innovation and actively encourage networking across different sectors. The new Rambøll Head Office had to communicate a transparent and responsible organisation with a holistic approach.
Social and Ethical Responsibilty The Royal Playhouse is an important cultural institution in the Copenhagen, with broad appeal to its inhabitants. This special place in the city's consciousness somehow encourages the playhouse to stand forth and break with its surrounding. The building achieves this by gliding over the city's edge and into harbour, resulting in a prominent position on the waterfront. It is here, over the water, a new and unique urban space is realized. An elegant public promenade deck wraps around the playhouse, giving access to the open foyer. The elegant, wood-clad deck forms an inviting, wide public walk that veers and dances over the water on tilted columns, providing a passage over the harbour that is both accessible ...