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The Crystal – Copenhagen, Denmark

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[1,2,3]

Building:  The Crystal
Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
Address: 1562 København, Denmark (Hambrosgade/Puggaardsgade)
Design
Architect: Schmidt Hammer Lassen
Structural Engineer: Buro Happold
Construction Consultants: Grontmij
Size: 6,600 sm (71,042 sft)
Completion: 2011

AE Interest:
LEAF Award for Best Structural Design of the Year in 2011 [a]; Appears to balance on one single point [b]; unique steel skeleton providing support for most of vertical load [c]

Sources: [a,b,c]

Written by Courtney Logsdon

September 6, 2016 at 2:01 pm

Posted in Built

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