Archinect - News 2017-08-22T11:02:16-04:00 3XN Designs Sydney High Rise 2014-09-25T12:34:00-04:00 >2014-10-01T21:58:54-04:00 <img src="" width="546" height="864" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>AMP Capital has named 3XN as the architect for the 49-story, 102,000sm 50 Bridge Street tower and master plan for the Quay Quarter Sydney (QQS) precinct. 3XN was selected via a multi-stage international competition, the fourth it has won this year, which included two Prtizker Architecture Prize-winning firms. Construction on this important new addition to the Sydney skyline is slated to begin in 2018.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>The 50 Bridge Street "Quay Quarter Tower" represents the first major project designed by a Danish architect in Sydney since J&oslash;rn Utzon designed the landmark Opera House in 1973,</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>3XN's innovative design, already well-received by the community, will revitalize AMP Capital-s site, located close to the Opera House, into a vibrant destination for international and local businesses. The bold new tower will engage in an open dialogue with the skyline while also integrating itself into community life at the street level.</p><p>Louise Mason, AMP Capital Managing Director Office &amp; Industrial, said, "AMP ...</p> 3xn to design the new International Olympic Committee HQ in Lausanne Justine Testado 2014-04-22T18:12:00-04:00 >2014-04-23T12:52:06-04:00 <img src="" width="630" height="337" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>3xn was chosen by the International Olympic Committee as the architectural partner to design the new IOC Headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland. The IOC selected the Danish firm after a collective decision by the IOC Architecture College during a March 25 meeting... The design for the new headquarters will be revealed at a later date arranged by the IOC.</p></em><br /><br /><p>The winning concept for the IOC Headquarters will be located on a 24,000 square meter site on the banks of Lake Geneva providing an &lsquo;Olympic campus&rsquo; of administrative buildings for 500 employees. 3xn has worked continuously on their proposal since last July when they were <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">shortlisted with 12 international all-star practices</a>.</p><p>Head over to <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a> for more info.</p> 3XN to Design University Building in Stuttgart, Germany Alexander Walter 2013-07-10T16:21:00-04:00 >2013-08-07T09:06:14-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="641" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>[...] the Danish architects have been announced winners of the invited competition for a new building for German university Duale Hochschule Baden-W&uuml;rttemberg in Stuttgart. A total of 25 companies were invited to compete, more than 130 had applied for prequalification.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> 3XN-Designed UN City in Copenhagen Inaugurated Alexander Walter 2013-07-03T18:38:00-04:00 >2013-07-15T18:18:06-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="813" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The new regional head office of the United Nations in Copenhagen, designed by 3XN, has just been inaugurated. Check out the very impressive sculptural staircase in its core which, according to the architects, is designed to reflect the UN&rsquo;s work to create global dialogue.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> 3XN-Designed ‘The Blue Planet’ about to Open as Northern Europe’s Largest Aquarium Alexander Walter 2013-03-20T14:39:00-04:00 >2013-03-25T20:47:53-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="832" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Back in July of 2008, we reported that 3XN had won the international design competition for Denmark's new The Blue Planet aquarium with an exciting whirlpool-shaped proposal right outside of Copenhagen. Now the inauguration day of the completed building has come, and the $127M-aquarium will officially open to the public this Friday, March 22.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> 3XN Completes ‘Plassen’ Cultural Center in Molde, Norway Alexander Walter 2012-10-01T15:12:00-04:00 >2012-10-02T20:00:54-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="433" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The small city of Molde in Western Norway recently gained one more architectural attraction: the new cultural center, 'Plassen', designed by Danish 3XN.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> 3XN’s ‘The Arch’ Cultural Center Opens in Mandal, Norway Alexander Walter 2012-05-03T13:53:00-04:00 >2012-05-03T15:41:15-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="487" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The Arch, a new cultural center in the small southern Norwegian town Mandal has officially opened to the public this April. Designed by Danish practice 3XN, construction had commenced in December 2009 and was completed in December 2011.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> 3XN to Design Uppsala University Building Alexander Walter 2012-02-24T12:50:00-05:00 >2012-02-25T09:46:03-05:00 <img src="" width="650" height="651" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Danish firm 3XN has won the architecture competition for a university building in Uppsala, Sweden. The new structure unites the past and the future by extending the lines from the historical surroundings into an innovative building pointing towards future study and work life.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> 3XN-Designed Museum of Liverpool to Launch July 19th Alexander Walter 2011-07-14T14:22:00-04:00 >2012-10-01T15:17:14-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="487" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The new Museum of Liverpool, designed by Copenhagen-based 3XN, will open its doors to the public next week Tuesday, July 19. The dynamic low-rise structure is the largest National Museum to be built in the UK in over 100 years and is situated on a UNESCO World Heritage Site next to Liverpool&rsquo;s famous &rsquo;Three Graces&rsquo;.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> Middelfart Savings Bank by 3XN Alexander Walter 2011-05-26T21:41:00-04:00 >2012-10-01T15:17:27-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="480" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Last week, we published the winners of the 2011 RIBA Awards, as well as the RIBA International Awards, presented by the Royal Institute of British Architects for architectural excellence in the UK and abroad. The 3XN-designed Middelfart Savings Bank in Denmark was one of the eight buildings honored in the European Union award category.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> 3XN’s Bella Sky Hotel Opens Today as the New Nordic Home Alexander Walter 2011-05-16T16:57:00-04:00 >2012-10-01T15:18:28-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="434" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>If you're in Copenhagen these days, make sure to swing by the brand-new Bella Sky Hotel in &Oslash;restad which was officially opened today by Danish Minister of Economic and Business Affairs, Brian Mikkelsen and Lord Mayor of Copenhagen, Frank Jensen. Last week, we already posted first photos of the newly completed hotel exterior, today, we can also give you an insight view of what 3XN designed to impress arriving guests as a tasteful and warm Scandinavian home.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> 3XN-Designed Bella Sky Hotel Opens in Copenhagen Next Week Alexander Walter 2011-05-11T14:49:00-04:00 >2012-10-01T15:18:40-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="576" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Copenhagen's Bella Sky hotel, the largest hotel in Scandinavia, is scheduled to officially open next Monday, May 16. The hotel, designed by Danish studio 3XN, tries to become a new landmark on the Copenhagen skyline, symbolizing the identity of the modern &Oslash;restad area, and also marking the capital&rsquo;s increasing importance on the international convention and congress scene.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> 3XN’s Bella Chandelier Is Ready for Installation Paul Petrunia 2011-04-18T13:44:00-04:00 >2012-10-01T15:18:50-04:00 <img src="" width="530" height="275" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>When the Bella Sky Hotel, the largest hotel in Scandinavia, launches in Copenhagen May 16, guests are greeted in the foyer by The Bella Chandelier &ndash; a living scenography of light and color created by GXN, the R&amp;D department of Danish architects 3XN.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html>