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Henning Larsen reveals design for large-scale timber building

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Henning Larsen reveals design for large-scale timber building

The project is located in Copenhagen.


By David Malone, Managing Editor | November 28, 2021
Marmormolen on the waterfront
Renderings courtesy Henning Larsen

Henning Larsen has unveiled a new large timber building for Copenhagen.

The project, dubbed Marmormolen, will be one of the largest contemporary wood structures in Denmark and combine office, retail, and public programs on the Nordhavn waterfront. Surrounding the building will be  a green plaza, rooftop gardens, promenades, and a waterfront park.

Marmormolen exterior

The 301,000-sf, eight-story commercial building steps down to three stories towards the neighboring housing on the opposite side. Even though the building is one big volume, it is divided into smaller cubes that can express different tenants. Each cube has its own rooftop that features terraces and gardens with great biodiversity, beehives, butterfly hotels, and vegetable production spaces for the canteen.

The building’s ground floor is an open and flexible extension of the public waterfront adjacent to the building. Inside, the ground level will hold amenities for the tenants such as a large cantina and auditorium, with each doubling as a public eatery and venue for events such as theater productions and flea markets respectively.

Marmormolen indoor/outdoor space

On upper levels, workplaces will offer views of the sky, the sea, and Copenhagen’s skyline. In the center of the building is access to a large courtyard with greenery and good exposure to sunlight.

Marmormolen will break ground in early 2022 and is expected to complete in 2024.

Marmormolen interior and exterior

Marmormolen from the water

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