Bridgette Meinhold

Natural Science Center Nominated for Mies van der Rohe Award

by , 10/28/10

natural science center, denmark, nord architects, green design, sustainable architecture

NORD Architects, who won the award to design the science center in 2007, created a building that caters to students, children and the various programs that take place inside. The purpose of the Natural Science Center is to inspire children and young adults in the fields of science and engineering and foster a sense of curiosity and wonder. NORD designed the building to reflect that same spark of curiosity and to encourage exploration. To achieve that, the cylindrical building was built with various cutouts, terraces and openings, all of which offer views of the open landscape.

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