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22 Aug 2017

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Henning Larsen Architects News – latest additions to this page, arranged chronologically:

Henning Larsen Foundation Architecture & Music Competition News
Henning Larsen Foundation Architecture & Music Competition winners in 2017
photo : Agnete Schlichtkrull
Henning Larsen Foundation Architecture & Music Competition winners

31 Mar 2017
BCDA Iconic Building Design Competition News

Henning Larsen shortlisted for the Iconic Tower in Manila Philippines International competition.

The Bases Conversion and Development Authority aims to develop its new corporate office in the northern portion of Bonifacio Global City, Taguig with an area of 7,275-sqm. The majority of the area will be allotted for open spaces, parks, landscapes, and public arts.

BCDA Iconic Building Design Competition

BCDA Iconic Building Design Competition

New Town Hall in Uppsala, Uppsala County, Sweden
Design: Henning Larsen Architects with SLA and Tyréns
New Town Hall in Uppsala
illustration: Henning Larsen Architects

New Town Hall in Uppsala by Henning Larsens Tegnestue – 26 Sep 2016
HLA, in collaboration with SLA and Tyréns, has won the competition for a new town hall of 25,000 m2 in Uppsala, Sweden. A glass roofed courtyard will be the new, public gathering place of the city.

2016 Olympic Pavilion at Ipanema Beach, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Danish Olympic Pavilion at Ipanema Beach
Danish Olympic Pavilion at Ipanema Beach – 9 Mar 2016
For the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, taking place in August 2016, Denmark has been granted the unique opportunity to set up a pavilion on the world-famous Ipanema Beach. The pavilion building will be a dynamic venue for cultural exchange during the Olympics of 2016.

New Lindner College of Business at University of Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
New Lindner College of Business in Cincinnati – 12 Jan 2016
Henning Larsen Architects (HLA) has been appointed by the University of Cincinnati to design the new Lindner College of Business. It is the Danish firm’s first project in the U.S. KZF Design, a Cincinnati-based firm, is Architect of Record. The practice joins architects such as Frank Gehry, Michael Graves, Peter Eisenman and Thom Mayne in having a project on the campus.

New Microsoft Domicile in Lyngby, Denmark.
Microsoft HQ Denmark – 7 Dec 2015
The new domicile gathers Microsoft’s two Danish units under the same roof. The collocation of the organizations is clearly visible in the architectural design. Two cubic buildings, of six and seven floors respectively, unite in a shared atrium that offers space for social and professional interactions across fields of interest.

Winning design team for the new Island School in Hong Kong
French International School’s (FIS) Tseung Kwan O campus in Hong Kong
FIS Tseung Kwan O campus in Hong Kong – 4 Dec 2015
FIS Tseung Kwan O aspires to achieve a new ideal for elementary school design. Classrooms in the K-13 school will be flexible, allowing spaces to be merged or separated on demand. Throughout the buildings, a variety of dynamically scaled common areas can be utilized for both social gatherings and learning activities.

Performing Arts Center of the WTC, New York, NY, USA
HLA was one of three finalists in an international competition that featured the world’s greatest architecture firms. REX selected to design performing arts complex at the world trade center.
Performing Arts Center of the World Trade Center New York – 20 Nov 2015

Icelandic Concert & Conference Centre, Reykjavik, Iceland – award – 24 Sep 2013
Henning Larsen Architects + Olafur Eliasson
Harpa Building
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Harpa – 18 Jan 2012
The new concert hall in Iceland, Harpa – Reykjvaik Concert Hall and Conference Centre, has been selected as the LEAF Awards Public Building of the Year – Culture

City Hall Kiruna, northern Sweden – 16 Sep 2013
New City Hall in Kiruna
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HLA in collaboration with Tema Landscape Architects Sweden, WSP Engineers Sweden and UiWE Cultural Designers have won the competition for a new city hall in Kiruna in Northern Sweden. The city hall will mark the beginning of the development of an entirely new city centre in Kiruna.

Frankfurt School of Finance & Management – 11 Sep 2013
New Frankfurt School of Finance & Management
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Frankfurt School of Finance & Management situated in one of Europe’s leading financial capitals has selected Henning Larsen Architects’ design proposal for a new school located in the heart of Frankfurt. The 42,000 m2 project is designed in collaboration with landscape architects ManMadeLand and engineering companies Innius RR, Werner Sobek, Transsolar and BPK.

Henning Larsen Has Died
20 August 1925 – 22 June 2013
Henning Larsen Architect
image from architects
Architect Henning Larsen is dead. He died in his sleep in his home in Copenhagen Saturday 22 June 2013. He was 87 years old.

European Spallation Source Building, Lund, southern Sweden – winners
Design: Henning Larsen Architects, COBE and SLA
European Spallation Source Building
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European Spallation Source Building – 3 Mar 2013
International design competition for the ESS, which will become the world’s largest and most advanced facility for neutron-based research. The team also includes the engineering companies Buro Happold, NNE Pharmaplan and Transsolar.

Center for Solar Energy and Hydrogen Research, Stuttgart, Germany
Design: Henning Larsen Architects
Center for Solar Energy and Hydrogen Research Stuttgart
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Center for Solar Energy and Hydrogen Research – 13 Oct 2012
Henning Larsen Architects has won the competition for a new research building for the Center for Solar Energy and Hydrogen Research in Stuttgart. The Center is one of Germany’s leading research institutions and conducts research on renewable energy.

Henning Larsen wins Praemium Imperiale
Praemium Imperiale – 12 Sep 2012
The Japan Art Association announce Praemium Imperiale Laureates
The Praemium Imperiale is a global arts prize awarded annually by the Japan Art Association. Now in its 24th year, since its inauguration in 1989 it has become a mark of the highest international distinction for achievement in the arts. The awards honour individuals from all over the world who have made an outstanding contribution to the development of the arts and are made in five categories – Painting, Sculpture, Architecture, Music and Theatre/film.

Henning Larsen Architects : Practice information

Egedal Town Hall and Health Centre, Denmark
Egedal Town Hall Building
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Egedal Town Hall Building – 25 Aug 2012
Henning Larsen Architects and a group consisting of turnkey contractor Züblin, landscape architect SLA and consulting engineers Henrik Larsen and Jørgen Nielsen have won the competition for Egedal Town Hall and Health Centre. The building of 18,000 m2 in North Zealand will be the centre of the new, merged Egedal Municipality.

Klaksvík City Center Design, Faroe Islands
Henning Larsen Architects
Klaksvík City Center Design
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Klaksvík City Center Design – 7 Jun 2012
Henning Larsen Architects has won the architecture competition for developing a 150,000 m2 area in the second-largest city in the Faroe Islands, Klaksvík. The area will comprise a cultural house, a museum, residences, offices and shops. 154 proposals were submitted in the open, international competition.

Nordea Bank Office Building, Copenhagen, Denmark
Henning Larsen Architects + Signal Architects + SLA Landscape Architects
Nordea Bank Building
image © Henning Larsen Architects

Nordea Bank Building – 27 Apr 2012
Henning Larsen Architects and a team consisting of Signal Architects and SLA Landscape Architects have won the competition for Nordea Bank’s new office building of 40,000 m2 in Ørestad North, Copenhagen, next to the premises of the Danish Broadcasting Corporation and the Concert Hall – Koncerthuset. The building will comprise Scandinavia’s largest trading floor of 5,500 m2.

Crystal Towers, The King Abdullah Financial District (KAFD), Riyadh
Crystal Towers Riyadh
image : Henning Larsen Architects
Crystal Towers Riyadh – 23 Apr 2012
Within a new financial district in Saudi Arabia’s capital city, the Crystal Towers are located in a unique location between the Financial Plaza – the financial centre of the masterplan – and the Wadi – a verdant pedestrian thoroughfare. The orientation of the two 18 and 26-storey Crystal Towers creates a visual and physical link between these elements which feature prime office and retail facilities.

Emmen Theatre and Zoo, The Netherlands
Design: Henning Larsen Architects + Van den Berg Groep
Emmen Theatre Zoo Building
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Emmen Theatre and Zoo – 16 Apr
Henning Larsen Architects and Van den Berg Groep have won first prize in an international competition for a 16,000 m2 theatre building that will also comprise the entrance to the zoological park in Emmen, the Netherlands. The well-known Dutch architecture companies MVRDV and Mecanoo also participated in the competition.

Leüthens Kulturhage, Trondheim, Norway
Date built: 2011-
Leüthens Kulturhage
picture courtesy Henning Larsen Architects
Leüthens Kulturhage – 22 Dec 2011
‘Leüthens Kulturhage’ – ‘Leüthen’s Cultural Garden’ – will be a new, vibrant urban space in Trondheim. The area is closely connected to the existing city and will constitute a modern, adventurous urban space to be explored by citizens and visitors.

Moesgård Museum Extension Building, Århus, Denmark
Date built: 2011-15
Henning Larsen Architects
Moesgård Museum Building
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Moesgård Museum Århus – 12 Jul 2011
The interior of the Moesgård Museum Extension building is designed like a varied terraced landscape inspired by archaeological excavations gradually unearthing the layers of history and exposing lost cities. The visitor can move through a vivid sequence of exhibitions and scientific experiments – like a traveller in time and space.

Siemens Munich Headquarters Architecture Competition, Bavaria, Germany – 11 Jul 2011
Henning Larsen Architects win
Siemens Munich Building
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Siemens Munich Building
With its highly innovative project, Henning Larsen Architects has won the international architectural competition for Siemens’ global headquarters in Munich, Germany. The building will cover 41,000 m2 and will be a spearhead project in sustainable design in an urban context, incorporating state-of-the-art technology produced by Siemens.

Calabar International Center, Nigeria, Africa – 13 Jan 2011
Calabar Conference Center
image : Henning Larsen Architects
Calabar International Center
Henning Larsen Architects has won the international architectural competition for the new Calabar International Conference Center in the southeastern part of Nigeria. The Center will stand out as a spectacular building in the scenic river delta of the Cross River State bordering Cameroun. The competition was won over Mecanoo from the Netherlands and three other international architecture companies.

Henning Larsen – Key Projects

Buildings by Henning Larsen, alphabetical:

Batumi Aquarium, Georgia
2010-
Batumi Aquarium
image from architect
Batumi Aquarium

Churchill College buildings, Cambridge, England, UK
Date built: 1992
Churchill College buildings
photo © Adrian Welch
Møller Centre for Continuing Education by Henning Larsen opened in 1992, a gift from Danish tycoon Maersk McKinney Møller: Churchill College Cambridge

Danish Design Centre, Copenhagen, Denmark
Date built: 2000
Danish Design Centre
photo : Jens Lindhe Copyright: HLT
Danish Design Centre Copenhagen

Icelandic Concert & Conference Centre, Reykjavik, Iceland
2007-
Icelandic Conference Centre
picture from Henning Larsen Arkitekten
Henning Larsen Architects – Icelandic building

Lanzarote concert hall, Spain
2009-
Design: Henning Larsen Architects + Spanish architect Carlos Morales
Palacio de Congresos Lanzarote
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Palacio de Congresos Lanzarote

Scandinavian Golf Club, Denmark
Date built: 2010
Scandinavian Golf Club
picture : Peter Jarvad
Scandinavian Golf Club

Spiegel Group headquarters, Hamburg, Germany
2007-
Spiegel Group headquarters
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German building

Tuborghavnen, Copenhagen, Denmark
Date built: 2002
Tuborghavnen
photo © Adrian Welch
Tuborghavnen

Unibank Headquarters, Copenhagen, Denmark
Dates built: 1995-99
Unibank Headquarters
photo © Adrian Welch
Opposite the Sort Diamant – Copenhagen Royal Library Extension

Uppsala Concert & Congress Hall, Sweden
Date built: 2007
Uppsala Concert Hall
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Henning Larsens Tegnestue : Swedish project

The Wave in Vejle, Jutland, Denmark
Date built: 2010
The Wave in Vejle
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The Wave in Vejle

Odense building, Fyn, Denmark
Date built: 2007
Odense building
photo: Adam Mørk © Henning Larsen Architects
Danish project

Reykjavik University building, Iceland
2007-
Reykjavik University building
image from architects
Icelandic project

University of Plymouth – Roland Levinsky building, England, UK
Date built: 2007
Design:BDP + Henning Larsens
Roland Levinsky building
photo © HBG UK Ltd

Plymouth University : Architecture Competition win 2004

Copenhagen Opera House, Denmark
Date built: 2005
Copenhagen Opera House
Opera House Exterior : image © Adrian Welch
Key Henning Larsen building : Operahus i København

Buildings by Henning Larsen, no images, alphabetical:

Childrens Discovery Centre, Damascus, Syria
2008-
Henning Larsens Tegnestue with Martha Schwartz Landscape Architects

The Ericus Office, Hamburg, Germany
2007-

European Patent Office, The Hague, Netherlands
2007-

Gentofte Sports Park, Copenhagen, Denmark
2007-

Latvian international Masterplan design competition, Jurmala, Riga, Latvia
won by Danish Architects, Henning Larsens Tegnestue

Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek – French wing, Copenhagen, Denmark
Date built: 1996
Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek – built in 1888 holds a major art collection
Closed 2004-06 for refurbishment
Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek French Wing

Saudi Arabian Foreign Ministry, Saudi Arabia
Date built: 1982

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Henning Larsen – Practice Information

Henning Larsen Foundation : Awards

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Henning Larsen – Project News:
Moesgård Museum, Aarhus
Larsen’s plans for an extension were rejected after four years of planning. The 4,800 sqm building was to house the museum’s ethnographic collection. There will now be an international architectural competition for a larger building.

Henning Larsen : Copenhagen Architect Studio




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