Construction of new buildings for Copenhagen Plant Science Centre – University of Copenhagen

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New CPSC building  

During the summer of 2016 the construction of the new Copenhagen Plant Science Centre building will be finalized. The building will be directly connected to the existing building "højhuset" at Frederiksberg Campus, Thorvalsensvej 40 and will provide 6825 m2 space for laboratories and teaching facilities.

Architecture
The building has been designed by the Danish Lundgaard & Tranberg Architects. The design is inspired by the organic shapes of plant cells with a direct reference to the research areas of the centre. The transparent façade, skylight and the open atrium in the middle of the building draws daylight into all floors of the building.

The floor in the new CPSC building has been designed by the artist Milena Bonifacini.

Facilities
Technology platforms for metabolomics and proteomics will be situated in the new building along with facilities for growing plants and laboratories for sterile growth of microalgae, moss and higher plants. There will additionally be facilities for working with novel technologies with potential in plant breeding. Finally, the building will contain teaching laboratories for among other things courses related to biochemistry and applied chemistry. 

Floor plans
Detailed drawings for each floor of the first new building can be downloaded here (details written in Danish):

CPSC

Groundfloor

1st floor

2nd floor

3rd floor