Zootopia in Jutland

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Zootopia in Jutland

zoological Gardens Development – design by BIG

1 Aug 2014

Zootopia in Jutland, Denmark

Location: Givskud, Jutland, Denmark

Design: BIG

Zootopia Jutland

Architects’ greatest and most important task is to design man-made ecosystems – to ensure that our cities and buildings suit the way we want to live.

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We must make sure that our cities offer a generous framework for different people – from different backgrounds, economy, gender, culture, education and age – so they can live together in harmony while taking into account individual needs as well as the common good. Nowhere is this challenge more acrimonious than in a zoo.

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It is our dream – with Givskud – to create the best possible and freest possible environment for the animals’ lives and relationships with each other and visitors.

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To create a framework for such diverse users and residents such as gorillas, wolves, bears, lions and elephants is an extremely complex task.

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We are pleased to embark on an exciting journey of discovery with the Givskud staff and population of animals – and hope that we could both enhance the quality of life for the animals as well as the keepers and guests – but indeed also to discover ideas and opportunities that we will be able to transfer back into the urban jungle.

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Who knows perhaps a rhino can teach us something about how we live – or could live in the future.

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Zootopia in Jutland, Denmark – Building Information

Name: ZOOTOPIA
Code: ZOO
Date: 28/07/2014
Program: Culture
Status: In Progress
Size in m2: 1,200,000
Project type: Commission
Client: Givskud Zoo
Collaborators:
Location Text: Givskud, Denmark
Location: (55.8061,9.35649)

Project Team
Partner in Charge: Bjarke Ingels, Jakob Lange
Project Leader: Nanna Gyldholm Møller
Team: Aleksander Wadas, Thomas Juul Jensen, Romain Pequin, Agnete Jukneviciute, Sofia Adolfsson and Maren Allen

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Zootopia in Jutland images / information from BIG

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