Codan

In cooperation with Hvidt Architects, we developed a system of interior vertical pivoting shutters for control of the daylight and acoustics for the Codan's auditorium in their corporate headquarters .   The system consists of 41 electrically Pivoting shutters that ensure silent and efficient adjustment of the daylight and the acoustics. The pivoting shutters are made of ash wood, perforated on one side, and with rubber tongues along the edges, ensuring total blackout when the louvers are closed.   The system is an integral element in the architecture of the room and the building....

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Aarhus Musikhus

We designed, produced and installed the interior horizontal sliding shutters for Aarhus Musikhus' concert hall.   The motorized sliding shutters are covered in fabric and used to adjust and control the concert hall’s acoustics....

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Vesterbro Ungdomsgård

We designed, produced and installed the interior horizontal pivoting shutters for Vesterbro Ungdomsgård.   The building houses many different activities, from ball games to chamber music concerts. Our design consequently had to meet strict indoor light and acoustics requirements.   The 75 silent motorized pivoting shutters are clad in maple veneer. Users of the building can operate the two different levels individually. We installed all the mechanical components below floor level to ensure a sleek and minimalist design....

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Sampension

We designed, developed and produced Sampension's interior water wall for 3XN.   The water wall improves the indoor climate in the building by cleaning the air and controlling the humidity. Furthermore, the sound of calm running water creates a relaxing audio ambiance.   Photo credit: 3XN, Arkitekternes Pensionskasseand and Art Andersen & Copenhagen....

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St. Mary Axe 30 – The Gherkin

We designed the interior horizontal sliding shutters for the restaurant atop St. Mary Axe 30 (also known as The Gherkin) in close collaboration with the architects Foster + Partners.   The manually operated sliding shutters are covered with textile and curves along the lines of the gherkin-shaped building. The system is built on 12 trapeze-shaped panels mounted on aluminum rails and placed on the interior of the façade.   The sliding shutters effectively control the daylight intake in the restaurant, and the guests can enjoy the stunning view even when they are in use. When the sliding shutters are not used, they can be removed entirely and parked in a designated storage area....

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Royal Festival Hall

When Allies and Morrison led the restoration of London's Royal Festival Hall, we helped design and produce the acoustic doors in front of the central organ.   The acoustic doors consist of 8 6,5-meter tall, 500-kilo heavy motorized horizontal sliding shutters that allow for control of the concert hall's acoustics. Furthermore, the acoustic doors have three settings; the organ can be visible, partly covered or completely hidden....

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Pakhus 13

When Tækker Group decided to restore Pakhus 13, one of only two remaining historical buildings in Aarhus Habour, they asked us to develop and produce a drive system for the external sliding shutters and motorized doors for the interior office space.   The drive system is based on concealed chains, and the motorized doors are pivot-hinged and piezo-electrically operated....

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Hearst Tower

Together with Foster + Partners we designed and developed a new ceiling panel system with acoustic damping qualities for Hearst Tower in New York.   The ceiling panel system is made of perforated extruded aluminum.   Photo credit: Foster + Partners and Art Andersen & Copenhagen....

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ISS global headquarters

Dissing+Weitlings design for ISS's global headquarters included a large, round conference room. The facade of the conference room is made of curved glass.   We developed the drive system for the 4-meter long electrically operated sliding glass door....

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Allies and Morrison studios

When Allies and Morrison designed and build their studio in London, we helped design and develop the interior vertical pivoting shutters.   The manually operated pivoting shutters are an essential element of the building's aesthetic and make it possible to control daylight intake to provide a soft and pleasant light inside the offices.   The pivoting shutters are made of aluminum and because they are painted in different colors on each side, they change the color tones of the offices when they are in use. Furthermore, when the pivoting shutters are closed, they prevent blinding from the neighboring buildings.   Allies and Morrison have received numerous prestigious design awards for the design of their building, including the RIBA Award Building of the Year 2004 and The Royal Fine Art Commission Trust Building of the Year Award Special Award for Offices 2004.   Photo credit: Allies and Morrison and Art Andersen & Copenhagen....

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News Headquarters in DR Byen

We developed and produced textile ceiling panels, a sliding door and textile wall panels for the news headquarters in DR Byen.   The large textile ceiling panels for DR Byen's front desk offer a discreet, semi-transparent fabric ceiling system with large, continuous textile surfaces with good acoustic properties. The textile panels can be easily handled and moved when required, either for a change in setup or maintenance. Furthermore, the design allows for easy access to the technical installations.   The heart of the newsroom in DR Byen is the cylinder-shaped TV news studio designed by Dissing + Weitling Architects. We developed the 15-meter long sliding door in curved glass for the TV news studio. The sliding door is motorized and equipped with a pneumatically operated sound damping system, developed specifically for this project.   The TV news studio's design follows a circular layout. To optimize the acoustics, we developed 113 textile wall panels that cover the...

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Copenhagen Towers

Together with Foster + Partners, we developed a 6 x 6-meter full-scale mockup of the sculpted ceilings for Copenhagen Towers' atrium.   Photo credit: Foster + Partners and Art Andersen & Copenhagen....

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Arkitekternes Hus

We developed the interior vertical pivoting shutters for Arkitekternes Hus in collaboration with 3XN Architects.   The users operate the wood-covered pivoting shutters manually. Not only do the pivoting shutters provide solar shading, but they also play a distinct part in the overall architectural expression of the building.   Photo credit: 3XN Architects and Art Andersen & Copenhagen....

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10 Gresham Street

We developed the vertical pivoting slats for 10 Gresham Street in London in collaboration with architects Foster + Partners.   The traditional Venetian blind, with its excellent daylight control characteristics, inspired the solution. Extruded aluminum frames with vertical pivoting shutters cover the facade. Instead of using visible chords and strings to control the shutters, we have placed the control system within the frames. We produced the shutters using a unique technology that allowed us to combine wood veneer with aluminum.   The solution is not only an integral part of the advanced climate control system in the building. The minimalist design also plays a significant role in the overall architectural expression of the building.   Photo credit: WikiArquitectura and Art Andersen & Copenhagen....

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Birkerød Idrætscenter

We designed the pivoting scissor shutters for Birkerød Sports Center in collaboration with Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects.   The pivoting scissor shutters are 8 meters tall and made of a translucent fiberglass composite. They can pivot vertically and move to the sides and park compactly – for maximum control of the daylight intake and the view from the street.   Photo credit: Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects....

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