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CEBRA’s Green Ramps Spiral Through the Experimentarium Science Center in Copenhagen
Posted By Tafline Laylin On June 22, 2012 @ 11:29 am In Architecture,carousel showcase,Daylighting,gallery,Green renovation | No Comments
The perforated aluminum rectilinear blocks are staggered not only to create a distinct visual identity, but also to promote optimum daylighting  and greater energy efficiency. This combined with new glass inserts that allow more sunlight to penetrate the original structure and the cooling rooftop garden  are part of the project’s sustainable renovation.
With the stacked additions, the center will grow to 320,000 square feet of administrative, exhibition, research, and cafeteria space that will offer a variety of cultural activities to the community. A recent EUR 27m donation from Denmark’s A.P. Møller and Chastine Mc-Kinney Møller Foundation  has brought the project one step closer to completion.
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URLs in this post:
 CEBRA: http://www.cebra.info/
 botanical garden: http://inhabitat.com/nyc/photos-inhabitat-tours-brooklyn-botanic-gardens-new-green-roofed-visitor-center/
 optimum daylighting: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Passive_daylighting
 cooling rooftop garden: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roof_garden
 A.P. Møller and Chastine Mc-Kinney Møller Foundation: http://www.apmollerfonde.dk/
 Dezeen: http://www.dezeen.com/2012/06/22/experimentarium-science-centre-by-cebra/
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