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Green Lighthouse – Copenhagen, Denmark

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Building: Green Lighthouse
Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
Purpose: Faculty of Science, University of Copenhagen
Architect: Christensen & Co
Engineering Consultant: COWI
Contractor: Hellerup Byg
Size:10,441 sf
Completion: 2009

AE Interest:
LEED Gold certified; Denmark’s first CO2 neutral building; Uses solar cells, solar panels, natural ventilation and solar screening to aid with cooling; Large windows and skylights provide ample daylight; Insulated walls of 400mm thick (twice as thick as normal) used to keep energy consumption at a minimum [a].
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Written by Viviana Martinez

November 2, 2017 at 12:44 pm

Posted in Built

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