Date: 12 January 2018
HSHansen have in December 2017 signed an impressive contract worth approximately 150 million. D. kr. This is a roof and facade contract for the new Sound Port Project located in New York Harbor, Copenhagen.
Sound Port is the new research for the pharmaceutical group Ferring. Located on the urban fringe of Copenhagen in Kastrup, the site occupies a pivotal waterfront position alongside the Øresund crossing between Copenhagen and Malmö, and is next to Copenhagen International Airport.
Bordered by predominantly low-rise development, it affords fantastic views towards Malmö and the Swedish coast - where the company was founded.
In total, the new headquarters of 24,000 square meters contains offices and laboratories The heart of the building is the large central atrium on the seaward side - the café below the self-supporting roof and panoramic views across the Sound to Malmö.
Excellent visibility and lighting is provided by this glass building where the atrium is surrounded by meeting rooms, while the office space and the like are set out at the corners.
This future landmark for the area is designed by the world-renowned architects Foster + Partners, with Jacobs acting as client consultant and engineer on the project.
'HS Hansen has overall delivered the HSHansen has a good track record and we are completely confident in their selection as a supplier to perform the roofing and facade contract' says Finn Jeppesen, Project Director at Ferring.
The building itself is a triangular structure with projecting corners and roof, providing plenty of air and light. The master skylight which is a part of tagentreprisen, is an extremely complex 'organically shaped' construction. To the strict aesthetic, static and design requirements are met requires an extremely high attention and know-how. Precisely this know-how and experience with many other complex constructions is one of the unique capabilities offered by HSHansen.
'We have worked to reach the finish with the contract since February, and we have been in competition with major players from both home and abroad. This order is a huge accolade for all employees in the HS Hansen, as you only get a contract like this at that time after time has proven that it can execute large and complex façade and closing contracts with success' says Jesper Madsen, Sales and Marketing Manager at HSHansen A/S.
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