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Skyscraper to expand Nørre campus

A tower in the centre of the Panum complex will accommodate more space for scientific research, teaching and equipment. The A.P. Møller Foundation and state have thrown in 1.3 billion DKK for the university’s new vertical extension.

Take a digital tour around the future extension of the Panum complex here.
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Video credit to C.F. Møller Architects.

When the Panum tower is ready for use it will give Nørre Campus at the University of Copenhagen (UCPH) an extra 42,000 square metres spaced on 16 floors. This is according to the Danish newspaper Ingeniøren.dk.

The 70 metres tall Panum tower, including some smaller buildings surrounding it, is scheduled for completion in 2015. It is designed by C. F. Møller Architects and construction costs will amount to 1.323 billion DKK, paid by the Danish government and the A.P. Møller Foundation. A.P. Møller will also add an extra 100 million DKK for interior research framework and furniture.

See pictures of the future Panum complex here.

According to UCPH’s plans the Panum tower is to provide better conditions for research in the form of more space, better equipment and faculty structure. The new extension will house key research areas within the field of health, such as global health, pharmacology, healthy aging, metabolism as well as heart and brain diseases.

Video credit to C.F. Møller Architects.

Anna.M.Gaonkar@adm.ku.dk

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