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MAX IV Laboratory Landscape in Lund

New Swedish Architecture Development in Lund at Synchrotron facility – design by Snøhetta, Architects

12 Aug 2016

MAX IV Laboratory Landscape

Location: Lund, south west Sweden

Synchrotron facility building design: FOJAB architects

Landscape park Architect: Snøhetta

MAX IV Laboratory Landscape in southwest Sweden

The MAX IV Laboratory Landscape Design

Since 2011, Snøhetta has been working on the development of a unique landscape design for the MAX IV Laboratory.

Swedish Laboratory Landscape Design by Snøhetta Architects

Located in the city of Lund in southern Sweden, the MAX IV Laboratory Landscape is designed with the aim of creating a functional landscape solution for the high-performance synchrotron radiation laboratory MAX IV.

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MAX IV is a national laboratory operated jointly by the Swedish Research Council and Lund University.

MAX IV Laboratory Landscape in Lund by Snøhetta

Laboratory Landscape in Lund

The synchrotron facility is created by FOJAB architects, and Snøhetta has designed the 19 hectares landscape park.

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MAX IV was officially opened on June 21st 2016.

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The landscape design is based on a set of unique parameters to support the performance of the laboratory research, including measures such as mitigating ground vibrations from nearby highways, storm water management, and meeting the city’s ambitious sustainability goals.

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The MAX IV is the first part of a larger transformation of the area northeast of Lund aiming to turn agricultural land into a ‘Science City’.

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The creation of a new, green public park rather than a fenced, introverted research center makes a difference in the public realm.

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The location for this new building is a green site, and the image of the meadow vegetation on sloping hills as a recreational area is setting a new standard for research facilities’ outdoor areas.

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