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Wed 29.4.

Saxo Bank headquarter in Copenhagen/Denmark by 3XN

Posted by Nora Schmidt on 29.04.2009 - Tagged as: , , , ,

The facades are carried out as double curved glass walls.

The facades are carried out as double curved glass walls.

The new headquarters of the young internet bank Saxo Bank in Copenhagen by the architects of 3XN is once more an example of iconographic and less moderate façade design. The triangular façade’s panels, which create a dynamic pattern, are made of both glass and white aluminium.

Detail of the façade

Detail of the façade

Nevertheless the 22,700 sqm building doesn´t lose its human scale. A central staircase spiralling up to the glass roof is supposed to be an important “social element where you meet each other [...] and when it is so inviting, people use it more”, says Kim Herforth Nielsen.

The central staircase

The central staircase

Good use of daylight

Good use of daylight

more info at the 3XN website

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