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HEALING ARCHITECTURE

FOR THE COMMON GOOD


In 1931, C.F. Møller Architects won the architectural competition for the Aarhus Municipal Hospital in Denmark. The hospital is an early example of modern Scandinavian healthcare architecture, focused on functionality, generous daylighting and green surroundings.

In 2013, C.F. Møller Architects won the architectural competition for the new Køge University Hospital in Denmark. The design takes the principles of Scandinavian design to a new level, with easy wayfinding and landscape integration as part of the sustainability and climate adaptation strategy.


C   ONTENT A hospital that healthy people also like to visit��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 3 The great indoors in hospital structures��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 6 The small world within the larger one����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 10 Healing architecture ��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 12 Landscape and hospitals��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 16 Great architecture as life draws to an end ��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 20 Children and young people����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 22 Numbers & figures ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 25 Designing laboratories – A holistic approach����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 28 Healthcare architecture – Psychiatry������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 30 Wayfinding/navigation strategy��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 34 Streamlined operation and future-proofing������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 38 Innovative technical solutions (innovation) ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 40 Sustainability����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 43 Design for health ��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 46 BIM in hospitals������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 50 Building facts & awards����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 55


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We always use the important interaction between buildings and desirable outside areas as a starting point when we plan our healthcare projects. Hospice Djursland, Denmark [2006-2007/2010-2011] and Akershus University Hospital, Norway [2000-2014]


A HOSPITAL THAT HEALTHY PEOPLE ALSO LIKE TO VISIT! We consider a healing environment and effectiveness to be partners that walk hand in hand, rather than opposites. C.F. Møller works with hospital projects all over the world. Our team of healthcare architects, consultants and planners has expertise in all of the processes involved when major complex hospitals are built, ranging from general plans, user involvement and project design, to execution and final construction. • How do you ensure transparency in a hospital complex the size of a small town? • How big should a hospital be in 20 years’ time? • How do you involve 2,000 hospital employees in creating the optimum workplace? • How do you create the best work processes, so that the hospital can provide optimum treatment and make the most effective use of its resources?

C.F. Møller Healthcare undertakes projects within operations and capacity planning, healthcare planning, function planning, organisational planning, logistics, user-driven innovation and models for the planning and dimensioning of hospital projects. C.F. Møller Healthcare’s consultants are trained in planning, finance, logistics, project management and organisation. They all have extensive experience from the healthcare sector. Together with the architects’ knowledge of healing architecture and evidence-based design, C.F. Møller Healthcare creates the framework for healthcare construction that, in the best possible way, fulfils the patient’s requirements, supports the next-of-kin’s involvement and ensures optimised working conditions for all staff.

C.F. Møller’s team of healthcare planners and architects helps the Client to find solutions to these complex challenges.

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We thus create solutions that are robust, both now and in the future, and we call this futureproof, holistic hospital planning.

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The open, democratic and accessible design of the New Northern Zealand Hospital aims to blend the architecture seamlessly into the natural surroundings, creating a pleasant place for patients and visitors, an eminently functional workplace with sensory appeal, and a recreational oasis for everyone living in the local area. This includes an elevated green public footpath leading into and right through the hospital complex, without disturbing the wards. NEW NORTHERN ZEALAND HOSPITAL, DENMARK [2013, JOINT 1ST PRIZE – COMPETITION PHASE 1]


THE GREAT INDOORS IN HOSPITAL STRUCTURES Our hospitals are decreasing in number, but increasing in size. The need to gather all specialised fields at the large trauma centres and emergency hospitals has naturally led to large, cohesive structures that are not necessarily very clear and transparent. Technological developments and equipmentrelated challenges have contributed to accelerating this development. Complicated and expensive investments in medicotechnical equipment lead to a natural centralisation of treatment, together with the need for integrated research and training facilities. This structural trend requires a strong focus on embracing this in a tangible and secure logistics process.

We describe the large hospitals as the cathedrals of the welfare society, emphasising a strong community spirit in spectacular yet welcoming settings. We create spaces in which everyday, well-known spatial hierarchies are drawn into the hospitals and transformed into effective, well-functioning logistics systems, with central squares and main thoroughfares.

We define this as putting the ”patient at the centre”, based on the patient’s perceptive experience of the meeting with the hospital. We combine this with a simple and secure wayfinding strategy. The major structure is thus broken down into simpler units. Yet there is also an architectural and societal obligation to use and release the large-scale potential and spatial value creation. Major public hospitals are a cornerstone of the welfare society and therefore play a role that extends beyond the functional challenges. Here, we are all equals, with the same thoughts, hopes and concerns.

AKERSHUS UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL, NORWAY [2000-2014]

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At the Akershus University Hospital in Oslo, a glass-covered main thoroughfare, in which wood is the dominating material, interconnects the various buildings and functions.


AKERSHUS UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL, NORWAY [2000-2014]


C.F. Møller Architects provided extensive programming and project planning services, and assisted us in a number of other works under this project. The practice has shown expertise in hospital design, involving us in central tasks in the planning and execution of the project’s complex user consultation programme (…) Our collaboration with C.F. Møller Architects has been highly positive from day one. Bjørn Sund, Project Director, Akershus University Hospital


THE SMALL WORLD WITHIN THE LARGER ONE The key factor determining whether it is easy or more difficult to find your way round an unfamiliar building, such as a hospital, is that the building’s layout is simple and uncomplicated. We have developed methods that are used in design and planning processes based on knowledge of how people navigate and form a ”mental map” of the premises in their brains. Social interaction with next-of-kin, family and friends requires an architectural framework that provides a setting for ordinary conversation, private and confidential interviews, active and passive interaction, family life and private life, and physical and psychological support, care and nursing.

NEW UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL IN AARHUS, DENMARK [2007-2020]

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The small world within the larger one especially concerns personal space, and the privacy experienced by the individual patient, next-of-kin and staff. This privacy may be established physically behind walls, or as the opportunity to choose whether you wish to speak to someone, and to have control of the immediate physical environment, with room for your personal belongings. This privacy is important for the care of the individual, but also to establish the necessary space for close interaction and openness between the patient and his or her next-of-kin, between staff and patient, or between next-of-kin and staff.


The competition-winning design for the extension and refurbishment of the Vendsyssel Hospital seeks to enhance the overriding architectural identity of the hospital and to integrate buildings and landscapes in various ways, including a rooftop children’s oasis. VENDSYSSEL HOSPITAL – EXTENSION AND REFURBISHMENT, DENMARK [2014-2019]


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EVIDENCE & KNOWLEDGE BASED DESIGN Our starting point is that sustainable design objectives should lead to building-integrated humanity, rather than add-on solutions – it is most important that we design a hospital that is focused on the users and patients, rather than a showcase of sustainable technologies. This results in a design strategy in which the elements that create the most value are prioritised via an integrated design process (IED). We define sustainable building in terms of a holistic definition of sustainability. This includes architectural and technical quality, and functionality and flexibility, as key parameters, on an equal footing with environmental, social and financial sustainability. In our experience, this early, integrated and holistic approach provides simple, buildable, energy-efficient and sustainable buildings.

a design driver, taking into account that daylight is a complex issue that depends on many different parameters, which have proved to be crucial in relation to a variety of physical and psychological issues

Today, a rapidly increasing number of research reports and scientific studies provide evidence for the beneficial health aspects of good architecture and attractive environments. Specifically, the importance of daylight for man’s physical and psychological wellbeing, motivation and performance points to light as one of the most important factors in building design.

IIn the design and layout of the physical environment, not only the patient is in focus, but the hospital as a whole. Since it is the staff’s responsibility to ensure that the patient recovers in the best way, their well-being and workplace environment is also a key parameter. Temperature conditions and air quality in the building may have a major impact on the wellbeing of staff and patients as well as visitors. Optimum indoor climate conditions can significantly increase performance and minimize disease, resulting in more mental surplus and greater efficiency for daily users and employees.

C.F. Møller’s designs always focus on ensuring that our hospital buildings have a sensory quality that is supported by distinctive materials and architecturalartistic integration. We use qualitative daylight as

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Hospitalisation and mortality Depressive treatments Circadian rhythm and sleep Pain and stress Medication errors Orientation


The Marselisborg rehabilitation centre focuses entirely on the patient’s needs, and is fully accessible, bright and in close proximity to green surroundings, yet intimate and sheltered. MARSELISBORGCENTRET, DENMARK [1996-2001]


All of these issues must be given priority, together with the other definitions of sustainability. Empirical knowledge and “Best Practice”, combined with Evidence Based Design, are therefore the basis for our design and project processes regarding hospitals and other healthcare-related projects. We call this working method Knowledge and Evidence-Based Design. There must be continuity between interiors, adjacent outdoor areas and the wider landscape. The spatial hierarchy and differentiation are supported by the colour schemes, illumination and materials selected. This makes our hospitals easy to find your way around and use, as well as giving an identity to the individual functions and departments. These aspects

AKERSHUS UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL, NORWAY [2000-2014]

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thus tone down the hospital’s technical and rational treatment-related expression. This creates a sense of security and well-being for patients and next-of-kin, and an optimum working environment for the staff. These carefully designed, aesthetically caring and environmentally certified surroundings are conducive to both the patients’ healing process and the staff’s working capacity, and therefore play a key role in the hospitals’ economic efficiency. Knowledge & Evidence-Based Design is used to qualify and weight these quality measures in architecture, design and landscape on an equal footing with other technical and economic parameters, via rational and scientific arguments.

KØGE HOSPITAL, DENMARK [1981-1988]


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L  ANDSCAPE AND HOSPITALS Being able to see and use green settings, with trees and vegetation, has a positive impact on people’s physical and mental well-being, in conjunction with hospitals, homes and workplaces. This can be documented on an evidence basis and is apparent from a number of surveys to measure the impact of visual contact with nature elements, and from interviews with various types of users of gardens in conjunction with hospitals. These surveys point to landscapes and gardens as a significant free space for all users of hospitals, whether they be patients, staff or next-of-kin, which can help to reduce stress and play a key role for both social relations and individual privacy.

NEW UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL IN AARHUS, DENMARK [2007-2020]

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C.F. Møller works on an integrated basis with urban design, landscape and building design in the planning of major hospital projects, and several of the hospitals for which we have undertaken both landscaping and construction have been included in the aforementioned individual surveys and randomised surveys of green areas and access to gardens and their location, accessibility, attraction and activities. We thereafter also use the results of these surveys ourselves, both generally and specifically when landscapes are designed.


The design of the extension of the Vendsyssel Hospital in Hjørring features sterling materials, in combination with a strong emphasis on the landscape, including a series of outdoor spaces with integrated planting, paving and storm water handling, taking advantage of every opportunity to create healing architecture. VENDSYSSEL HOSPITAL – EXTENSION AND REFURBISHMENT, DENMARK [2014-2019]


The building fully meets our needs and requirements of a hospice. It accommodates both life and death, it reflects the light in the sea and the sky in the garden pool, and it provides a close view of nature. Clouds and stars can be observed through the skylights. Our cooperation with C.F. Møller has been stimulating and inspirational. Throughout the process, our ideas and wishes found a ready response. The practice has acted in a creative and visionary manner, and via this valuable cooperation, we have given life to a building which will be of great importance to our terminally-ill fellow human beings. Susanne Hogrefe, Member of the Supervisory Board, and Dorit Simonsen, Manager, Hospice Djursland

HOSPICE DJURSLAND, DENMARK [2006-2007 AND 2010-2011]


GREAT ARCHITECTURE AS LIFE DRAWS TO AN END We acknowledge how architecture strongly influences our well-being – in our homes, at our workplaces and in public spaces. When we are at a critical stage of our lives, our surroundings will have an even greater impact on us, influencing and shaping our lives.

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In this perspective, creating the framework and space for lives that are drawing to an end is one of the most life-affirming areas that an architect can work with. Designing a hospice requires a sense of awe and focus on every detail, material and lighting aspect.

enriching potential, with a distinct, but also relaxed, architectural attitude from which any institutional traits have been stripped away, so as to get to the core of pleasant, high-quality spaces and strong symbiosis between the exterior and interior.

Hospice Djursland is located on the outskirts of the town of Rønde with a unique view of Følle Bund and Aarhus Bay. The hospice architecture’s natural starting point is to emphasise and strengthen this

The essence is a secure setting, and familiar, warm materials, but also an insistence on creating surprising and inspiring surroundings that highlight the cycle of the day and the shifting light.


Hospice Djursland is first and foremost a building within a landscape. No matter where you go in the building – the reception area, the garden of the senses, the orangery, the atriums, the staff room, the lounge, the reflection room or the patient rooms – the beautiful landscape is always present. HOSPICE DJURSLAND, DENMARK [2006-2007 AND 2010-2011]


CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE Every patient group requires a hospital’s design to command special architectural attention. This also includes children and young people, who need their everyday lives and outlook to be reflected in the design of spaces and settings For children and young people under the age of 18, a stay in hospital must be a reassuring experience. They need to meet a familiar environment with references to their own everyday lives.

Children and young people can be very different. Young people require special attention, so that they are not swept into a child-focused world that may seem undignified and intimidating.

Children and young people’s own rooms at home, or their school or leisure facilities, can serve as references to their homes and everyday lives when they come to the hospital. It is also vital to create an inspiring and enriching framework for an interruption to their normal lives that might otherwise be unsettling.

C.F. Møller has therefore developed a conceptual platform for this part of the hospital, whereby varying elements of recognisable themes are added to universal qualities, creating references and a sense of identity for the individual age groups. Yet the very most important aspect of the children and young people’s department is to create room for the family to be present, and to use this in concrete interaction with nursing care and admission to hospital.

>> Confidence and trust are essential to any hospital stay and especially essential when children are the patients. Details such as materials, colours, art or the design of child-scaled elements such as play areas, window openings and furnishings, are a key element in creating surroundings adapted to the needs of specific age groups.

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CHILDREN’S WARD, AKERHUS UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL, NORWAY [2000-2014]

TRYGFONDEN’S FAMILY HOUSE, DENMARK [2009-2012]

TRYGFONDEN’S FAMILY HOUSE, DENMARK [2009-2012]

ÅLESUND HOSPITAL, NEW PAEDIATRIC UNIT, NORWAY [2005-2011]


Akershus University Hospital is the largest in a series of new hospitals in Norway, created as a friendly, informal and comprehensible place through evidence-based design.


NUMBERS & FIGURES • + 30 hospital competitions won • + 2,180,000 m² consulting and hospital construction • 3,496 beds in Scandinavia • Architecture experienced by more than 60,000 employees per day • Places of treatment for more than 2.2 million outpatients per annum • Basis for more than 4 million visits by patients’ next-of-kin per annum • + 15 general plans for hospitals • + 460,000 m² laboratories for training, research, hospitals and production

• + 80,000 m² consulting and construction of hospices, healthcare centres and family units, and dentistry and specialised clinics


At sixteen storeys tall, the Maersk Building will provide the Panum Institute complex in Copenhagen with a unifying and dynamic focal point. But just as a tree has its roots, the tower rests upon on a series of smaller buildings which contain common public functions, blurring the boundaries between the building and the city. The most striking part of the root network is the extensive science plaza, which will form the new social hub of the complex, linking up all functions between the new and the existing Panum complex. MAERSK BUILDING, EXTENSION OF THE PANUM COMPLEX AT THE UNIVERSITY OF COPENHAGEN, DENMARK [2010-2015]


DESIGNING LABORATORIES – A HOLISTIC APPROACH Working with laboratories is a complex working process, consisting of a number of stages that must be handled in cooperation with clients, users and consultants. Functional, architectural, technical and environmental considerations are always adjusted on a holistic basis, in order to be in accordance with the client’s wishes and demands in the best possible way, within the given economic framework. C.F. Møller has worked for more than 50 years with the construction and fitting-out of laboratories, within the educational, research and healthcare sectors. We possess extensive experience in the planning of laboratory functions, and in this context can act as a lead consultant to the client and as a coordinator and organiser in all phases, from planning to construction – both in connection with specific laboratory tasks, and when laboratories form part of a larger project. Every design is project-specific, but based on tried and tested configurations of facility layouts ranging from “lab-centric” to “office-centric” planning,

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and designed for current users while bearing in mind that future uses and users may have different requirements. Planning Laboratories require specific working environments tailored to specific research. At the same time, a degree of flexibility is required, to allow the space to adapt to future alterations as technologies and working patterns evolve and change. We always strive to strike a balance between fulfilling specific requirements and ensuring flexibility. Space Our laboratories are generally light, transparent and open, so as to support interaction and networking. Where possible, they are designed as larger spaces in order to increase flexibility when teams and research programmes expand, contract, change or move.


LABORATORIES, HAUKELAND UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL, NORWAY [2005-2010]

SECOND PHASE OF THE DARWIN CENTRE – LABORATORIES, UK [2000-2008]

THE PANUM COMPLEX – REFURBISHMENT OF LABS, DENMARK [2009-2014]

AKERSHUS UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL, NORWAY [2000-2014]


HEALTHCARE ARCHITECTURE – PSYCHIATRY There is increasing general awareness and acceptance of psychiatric conditions in society and the range of diagnoses is wider and more nuanced than just 10 to 15 years ago. This creates new requirements of future psychiatric care, and changes how we design and organise the physical framework for psychiatric treatment. The planning and project design of psychiatric centres differs from other healthcare tasks in that users have different needs – that must be met within the structural framework – than usually apply to hospital construction for somatic care. This often concerns an extended process for each patient, and psychiatric conditions take many expressions that vary between life-threatening illness, long-term, severe psychiatric disorders, short-term crises, and psychiatric symptoms that are treated in outpatient clinics. Often, dependency disorders and substance abuse are also involved. C.F. Møller has extensive experience from the construction of centres for psychiatric care, and analyses of psychiatric patients’ courses of treatment are part of our working method. Via active dialogue with users in the various planning stages, the analysis is implemented as concrete solutions, concrete design proposals and spatial programmes. In the development of general plans, building structures and psychiatric buildings, via concrete

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projects and international competitions we have focused on creating flexible structural concepts that are based on meeting the patient in a way that matches the patient’s needs, abilities and willingness to be part of an everyday routine. The physical setting is very important for patients who are admitted to hospital. Creating a homely atmosphere, good daylight conditions, and access to nature and the outdoors, and to activities, are key aspects of the everyday requirements. The objective is to create a professional treatment environment that inspires confidence, giving patients the calm and attentive care they require, while also creating a strong professional environment and good working conditions for the staff. The overall concept is based on creating a natural, gradual transition between the private, social and public spaces, so that as the patient develops, the patient and staff can decide on the degree of interaction with the outside world, thereby creating security and an affinity with the centre and other residents and staff around the patient.


The intention for the new inpatient accommodation and support facilities at Springfield University Hospital, Mental Health department in South London is to create a homely environment rather than an institution, by providing a warm atmosphere combined with robust materials, and a varied range of facilities. Patients are free to choose their own level of privacy, from sheltered indoor environments with maximum tranquillity to more lively social and communal areas. SPRINGFIELD UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL, MENTAL HEALTH, UK [2012-]


The design of the Sct. Hans Hospital aims to create a balanced synthesis between the setting’s healing and safety aspects, in order to create a beautiful, well-functioning and welcoming environment that can meet the varying needs of the individual patients and also provide good working conditions for the staff. Rather than being enclosed by a wall, the complex itself becomes the security perimeter by enclosing a large inner green landscape, while maintaining the spectacular views over the fjord. SCT. HANS HOSPITAL, DENMARK [2013, JOINT 1ST PRIZE – COMPETITION PHASE 1]


WAYFINDING/NAVIGATION STRATEGY Today, hospitals are vast healthcare systems with many areas of specialisation, with outpatient centres, research units, waiting areas, wards, patient hotels, etc. One of the basic preconditions for modern buildings is their mutability. In particular, modern healthcare buildings are being expanded and changed, and departments are changing name, function and location. Hospitals’ need for a complete navigation strategy is therefore greater than ever before. A key aspect is the ability to read and understand one’s surroundings. A well-functioning building and infrastructure to promote easy navigation in buildings and at the overall site is a fundamental prerequisite for a hospital to function optimally. Users of a hospital, who include an ever-increasing number of outpatients, will often arrive with no prior knowledge of the location. Some of them may perhaps only come to the hospital once, so that new users’ needs and requirements must be taken particularly seriously. The special circumstances of a hospital visit may lead to higher stress levels that not only diminish users’ ability to understand and process information, but also inhibit the body’s self-curing abilities. In every possible way, users must be ensured a sense of being in control, as a key factor in reducing stress, anxiety and fear.

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At C.F. Møller we have many years’ experience from working with wayfinding as an integrated aspect of the architectural process, from the initial outline to the subsequent project design and execution. Today, this area is also an independent consulting service whereby, in dialogue with the client, users and other consultants, we develop an overall navigation strategy to clarify and maintain the preconditions. We also develop solution principles for the strategy’s main and supporting elements, which are tested and qualified in the most frequently occurring flows. The final strategy will thus constitute the basis for the design and use of signs, and ensure the incorporation and coordination of all architectural and technical elements that contribute to navigation.


The hub of the extension of the Vestfold Hospital in Norway is a new central atrium which links all the storeys, revealing the dynamics of the hospital and providing an easy overview of and access to all floors, and to the shared public functions such as a canteen, cafĂŠ, library, meeting rooms, auditorium and shops. VESTFOLD HOSPITAL, 6TH PHASE, NORWAY [2002-2005]


The New University Hospital in Aarhus, Denmark, will be organised like a town, with a hierarchy of neighbourhoods, streets and squares providing the basis for a diverse, dynamic and green urban area, as well as intuitive wayfinding by the users. The project pioneers the development of ‘Healing Architecture’ in the Danish healthcare sector, including the use of Evidence Based Design. NEW UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL IN AARHUS, DENMARK [2007-2020]


STREAMLINED OPERATION AND FUTURE-PROOFING Hospital services have considerable operating costs and the costs of constructing a new hospital typically correspond to only 2-3 years’ operating costs. A strong focus on streamlined operations, rationalised processes and effective goods and staff logistics are therefore vital to ensuring economic sustainability. These factors also make high demands of hospital buildings’ ability to absorb unforeseen changes over time. Large and complex hospital projects are also characterised by how it takes many years from deciding to build and programme the hospital until construction commences. The challenge lies in how planning and project design can take account of the ongoing changes in treatment methods and morbidity rates the construction process, in order to minimise the risk that some elements of the structure prove to be inappropriately designed, once it is taken into use. C.F. Møller has developed design strategies for future proofing and operational optimisation that via elasticity, flexibility and standardisation can tackle these challenges that are an inherent element of the

construction and operation of hospitals. The use of standardised building sections, standardised spaces and construction principles all allow for functional adjustments within the spaces already allocated, with a minimum of adjustments and consumption of resources. The arrangement and fitting-out of clinical standard rooms and special rooms is based on a number of technically structured standard rooms, so that the clinical functions are incorporated into area standards that are relevant for the buildings. This ensures cost and operational efficiency due to the rooms’ uniformity during the construction process and ongoing maintenance, as well as enhanced patient and staff security via standardised workflows and fitting-out of the rooms.

>> The functional layout and space planning of new hospitals are developed and tested in the Designlab, a 1:1 mock-up facility where designers and hospital staff can check and refine the operations of future facilities in a co-creational process. Before specific room types, bed wards for example, are signed off in the design process, different scenarios of use will have been thoroughly studied, to ensure the quality, versatility and future adaptability of the workplace environment.

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INNOVATIVE TECHNICAL SOLUTIONS (INNOVATION) C.F. Møller works closely with engineers and specialists on the development of innovative technical structural solutions for installations, transport systems, structures and fire prevention that support our design strategy to create proximity and cohesion in clinics and architecture. The technical structural solutions, especially goods logistics and technical installations, are based on extensive decentralisation in order to create proximity to clinics, future-proof the building facility and integrate state-of-the-art technology, so as to minimise the area devoted to depots, stores, technical installations, corridors and exterior walls. This also reduces the energy lost to distribution and transport facilities, releases �warm hands� to care for patients, rationalises a number of work processes and increases patient security. Developing the logistics solutions is intended to ensure effective procedures, reduce area use and support sustainable improvements in clinical activities. The right items must be available at the

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right time when they are to be used, so that clinical staff spend as little time as possible on handling and ordering consumables. Decentralising all stores and depot capacity, and replacing a hierarchy of stores and depots with a number of parallel decentralised stores, which function as connected vessels, ensures coordinated and effective stock management, reducing the space required for stores and stock. AGV (Automatic Guided Vehicles) and pneumatic dispatch for rapid distribution of samples between departments and laboratories can together provide a well-developed, effective and tried and tested logistics backbone for our major hospitals.


The Akershus University Hospital features advanced logistics technology, such as Automatic Guided Vehicles, pneumatic dispatch and robotics, to ensure that staff can primarily spend their time close to the patients, and to reduce the risk of errors in diagnostics or medication. AKERSHUS UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL, NORWAY [2000-2014]


PROJECT PREPARATION QUALITY bjectives are set for the construction work in accordance with current documents from DANSKE ARK and FRI INTEGRATED DESIGN PROCESS A strong team of experts in sustainable construction is established, while also ensuring that users and the general public are involved in the project's development. PLANNING STRATEGY Concepts for the building's functions are set up, to ensure that all opportunities and alternatives are taken into account. SUSTAINABILITY DURING THE TENDERING PHASE Sustainability is a requirement included in the invitation to tender, and the contractor is selected for its compliance with this requirement. ESTABLISHMENT OF CONDITIONS FOR OPTIMUM ADMINISTRATION AND OPERATION Detailed instructions are drawn up for operation, maintenance, inspection and maintenance. ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF THE CONSTRUCTION SITE AND CONSTRUCTION PROCESS A responsible construction site is ensured in line with, or exceeding, the requirements. QUALITY ASSURANCE ON SELECTING COMPANIES TO EXECUTE THE PROJECT No requirements are made for the executing companies to be authorised, in order to avoid excluding small companies. QUALITY MANAGEMENT Blowerdoor tests, thermographic surveys and moisture calculations are performed. All data sheets are available in the construction manual.

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VISUAL COMFORT A minimum daylight factor of 2% at workplaces and 50% of the usable area are ensured. DS700 is complied with at all locations, and screening for temperature control and glare are performed. ACOUSTIC COMFORT The reverberation time and absorption area requirements laid down in the construction programme will be complied with. INDOOR AIR QUALITY The aim is that within 4 weeks of commissioning a formaldehyde level below 50 g/m2 can be measured. This requires care in selecting materials with low degasification. The building must furthermore be ventilated with an air rate in accordance with category II, according to 15251. THERMAL COMFORT Requirements are made of a thermal indoor climate at a high level so that category I is complied with during both the summer and winter periods, with a tolerance range of 3% in accordance with DS 15251. In the same way, recommendations for draught avoidance and radiation asymmetry are complied with, in accordance with 7730.

The environmental screening of the new Vendsyssel Hospital reveals the potential to achieve a DGNB Silver rating, as well as compliance with the Danish Low-Energy class 2020 standard.


SUSTAINABILITY C.F. Møller Architects considers sustainability to be a natural parameter in all phases of a building project – from the preliminary outline stage to the finished building. The Nordic countries have a strong tradition for social responsibility, and for architecture that is democratic and accessible to all. For over 50 years we have helped to construct and maintain the welfare society, including the healthcare sector, from small, intimate facilities to large new super-hospitals such as those currently being created as part of Denmark’s new healthcare reform. Our design approach to healthcare-sector projects includes environmental concerns, resourceawareness, healthy project finances, flexibility, efficiency, social responsibility, user inclusion, accessibility and good craftsmanship as essential elements – a holistic view that is fundamental to every aspect, from master plans to the design of individual building components.

A sustainable building will have the following key dimensions and values: • Architectural and technical viability – functionality, flexibility, quality and durability over time. Environmental sustainability – natural resources and environmental perspectives. • Social sustainability – social, human and organisational. • Economic sustainability – economic aspects, personal finances and the overall economy. • Energy concept – reduction, optimisation and potential on-site production.

Hospitals are prone to high levels of energy and resource consumption, due to technical equipment and non-stop operations. This means that there is potential to use renewable energy sources, regenerative technologies and recycling; but also that efficiency, long-term adaptability, and especially social sustainability, are some of the main focus points in our healthcare projects because they represent even greater potential for significant results.

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C.F. Møller Architects undertakes compulsory screening of the sustainability of all new projects as an integral element of the practice’s work to motivate each client to incorporate sustainable components in construction. The screening is a comprehensive environmental mapping of the project in question, based on the client’s ambitions and policies and the architectural practice’s own environmental expertise. Our new generation of projects includes eco-friendly buildings certified under international standards such as Passive House, LEED, BREEAM and DGNB. We have in-house DGNB Assessors, and work on an integrated platform whereby environmental management is part of our quality management system, including LCA (Life-Cycle Assessments) and LCC (Life-Cycle Costs).

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C.F. Møller Architects was the first major architectural practice in Denmark to introduce an environmental management system, and was certified in 2009 under the international ISO 14001 standard. Our integrated design approach which seamlessly blends urban design, landscape, building design and building component design, as well as our continuous collaboration with globally leading specialists, is the unique platform we use to develop innovative and holistic architecture that takes account of a wide range of energy-saving design solutions, materials knowledge, indoor climate and technology, together with adaptation to climate change, social programmes, and economically feasible design.

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A ground-heat exchange system, combined with thermal storage capacity in the bedrock for surplus heat from technical equipment, generates about 85 % of the energy used for heating, and covers over 40 % of the total energy consumption at the new Akershus University Hospital, reducing CO2 emissions by over 50 % compared to the previous hospital’s performance. AKERSHUS UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL, NORWAY [2000-2014]


D   ESIGN FOR HEALTH The design of components for the healthcare sector must support effective operation and combine the staff’s need for an effective framework for their professional activities with the patients’ need for pleasant and welcoming rooms. The individual product or apparatus is included as one of many elements that all have a necessary function and must be taken into account when the hospital’s clinical areas in particular are designed. As the basis for our design process, C.F. Møller Design has unique access to information, experience and insight via colleagues, users and professional players. Due to our dedication in this area, we are quickly aware of changed conditions, needs and opportunities and can apply this knowledge to the design of products and equipment that represent real innovation, with the users at the centre.

CAVERE Red Dot Design Award, 2010 iF product design award, 2011 Designpreis Deutschland, Nominee, 2011 GH3 CEILING-MOUNTED HOIST SYSTEM Red Dot Design Award, Honourable Mention, 2009

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In this way, we transfer experience and best practice from our many construction projects to improved products that create added value for patients and staff, and bottom-line value for the companies we work with. We also contribute the results and knowledge we achieve from our product development work. In completely elementary terms, we base our work on Scandinavian design traditions and seek to achieve a clear and simple design idiom with focus on function, users and finance. We always take a curious and humble approach to the task, concentrating on the essence of useful, durable and original design that respects and complements the architecture.


The GH3 ceiling-mounted hoist system is comfortable and practical for staff as well as patients, intuitive to operate and easy to install in new buildings, as well as existing structures, and blends smoothly with the architectural surroundings by avoiding an overly technical expression.


The GH3 ceiling-mounted hoist system in use at the Emergency and Infectious Diseases Unit, SUS, Malmรถ.


ZIPP – A RANGE OF FURNITURE SPECIALLY DESIGNED FOR WAITING ROOMS

CAVERE – AN EXTENSIVE LINE OF HIGH QUALITY ALUMINIUM BATHROOM ACCESSORIES

PANUM INSTITUTE – COMPACT SIDE UNIT WHICH SERVES AS A MINI-CLINIC

EMERGENCY AND INFECTIOUS DISEASES UNIT, SUS – INTERIOR DESIGN SOLUTION


BIM IN HOSPITALS C.F. Møller has helped to define how the sector uses BIM as a tool. Back in 2004, we used BIM to create the new Akershus University Hospital in Oslo, Norway, and via our involvement in the national reorganisation of the health sector we have paved the way for BIM project design in Denmark. BIM stands for Building Information Modelling. BIM is used to create digital models of the physical and functional characteristics of a building. It is also a working method, and a way of managing information throughout a building’s life cycle. In the Scandinavian market, for the last 12 years C.F. Møller has played a central role in the development and testing of new project design technologies and communication methods, including via the Danish development project called ”The Digital Building”. Today, the experience gained is the pragmatic foundation for C.F. Møller’s digital working platform. Processes, methods and software are in constant development. Best practice and procedures are updated continuously and handled within the framework of ISO 9001.

Today, 3D project design is used in all our projects. If there is a need and requirement, we can offer project design using digital methods that support the use of Open BIM and IFC*. We can prepare BIM strategies that focus on value creation and the support of processes that are central to or critical for our customers. C.F. Møller’s core competences include organisation development and process support in the execution of cross-disciplinary process-intensive tasks, such as the handling of all processes related to the planning, project design and acquisition of technical/ medico-technical equipment in conjunction with the construction of new hospitals.

* IFC is an industry-wide open and neutral data format providing the “guidelines” or “rules” to determine what information is exchanged. Although it may include geometry, it is not limited to this; it presents tangible building components such as walls and doors and also enables the linking of alphanumeric information (properties, quantities, classification, etc.)

C.F. MØLLER’S DIGITAL WORKING PLATFORM We work with the following software: • Project design: Revit • Collision control: Navisworks, Solibri • Q  uantity takeoff: Revit, Quantity Takeoff and other costing programs • Planning: dRofus from Nosyko

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Køge University Hospital (USK) is an expansion of the existing Køge Hospital, which will be enlarged threefold to a total surface area of 177,000 m² The project is based on the existing hospital’s manageable structure that is built around a simple, general traffic system and green, informal gardens and waiting areas. Green surroundings, ample daylight, courtyard gardens, green roofs and views are key elements of the concept of health-promoting architecture. This maintains the original landscape, the characteristic, circular forest that surrounds the hospital, as well as lakes, rivers and vegetation. The new wards all have views of either the landscape to the west or Køge Bay. KØGE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL, DENMARK [2015-2021]


Denmark’s first super-hospital is rapidly rising from the hills of North Aarhus – site photo from 30 October 2014, at 08:34:56. NEW UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL IN AARHUS, DENMARK [2007-2020] 54


B   UILDING AWARDS & FACTS C.F. Møller draws on over 80 years of experience from designing healthcare projects, hospitals, universities and related facilities. We specialise in a holistic design development process, which begins with the functional planning in the initial stages, including creating value through user involvement and co-creation with the client’s organisation, to bring the end-users on board with the overall project paradigms and concepts. The following list presents a selection of these references, including tasks involving programming and general plans, as well as related research and welfare-oriented projects. EMERGENCY CENTRE – NEW BISPEBJERG HOSPITAL [YEAR OF COMPETITION 2014 – UNDER EVALUATION] The Emergency Centre at the New Bispebjerg Hospital is a modern further development of the hospital’s historical pavilions and gardens from 1913, consisting of 12 long houses around a central terraced garden structure. • Client: The Capital Region of Denmark • Size: 60,000 m² • Address: Copenhagen, Denmark. WOODLANDS INTEGRATED HEALTHCARE CAMPUS [YEAR OF COMPETITION 2014 – UNDER EVALUATION] Integrated new healthcare campus in Singapore’s northern Woodlands region, comprising an acute care hospital, community hospital and nursing home. • Client: Ministry of Health, Singapore • Size: 268,000 m² • Address: Woodlands, Singapore NEW ACUTE CARE CLINIC, HORSENS REGIONAL HOSPITAL [2014] Rebuilding and refurbishment of the acute care center at Horsens Regional Hospital. • Client: Horsens Regional Hospital • Size: 2800 m² • Address: Horsens, Denmark NEW SURGICAL UNIT AT HORSENS REGIONAL HOSPITAL [2014] 1st prize in architectural competition, 2014 New surgical unit at Horsens Regional Hospital established by rebuilding and refurbishing an older hospital section. • Client: Horsens Regional Hospital • Size: 1129 1066 m² rebuilding, 33 m2 indoor pedestrian bridge, 30 m² extension • Address: Horsens, Denmark

AKERSHUS UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL [2000-2014] Design & Health International Academy Award, winner best international health project over 40.000 m², 2015. Best International Design – Building Better Healthcare Award, 2009 1st prize in international architectural competition, 2000 The largest in a series of new hospitals in Norway, created as a friendly, informal and comprehensible place through evidence-based design • Client: Helse Sør-Øst RHF • Size: 137,000 m² – 565 beds • Address: Nordbyhagen, Norway BIOMEDICUM, THE KAROLINSKA INSTITUTE [2010-2018] 1st Prize in international architectural competition, 2010 New, cutting-edge laboratory building to provide a unifying powerhouse for research at one of the world’s leading medical universities – the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm. • Client: Akademiska Hus Stockholm (client), Karolinska Institutet (tenant) • Size: 76,000 m² • Address: Stockholm, Sweden DNU – PSYCHIATRY [2012-2014] Preparation of tender documents for new psychiatric hospital, including forensic psychiatry. • Client: Aarhus University Hospital, Central Denmark Region • Size: 55,000 m² general, child and adolescent, and gerontology, as well as 12,000 m² separate Forensic Psychiatry • Address: Aarhus, Denmark EMERGENCY UNIT AT HAUKELAND UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL [2010-2016] Possibility Study for Helse Bergen concerning conversion of the emergency department at Haukeland University Hospital. • Client: Helse Bergen HF • Size: 7,320 m² • Address: Bergen, Norway

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HARALDSPLASS HOSPITAL – NEW WARD BUILDING [2011-] 1st prize in architectural competition, 2012

LABORATORY AND RESEARCH BUILDING FOR ETH ZÜRICH’S BRANCH IN BASEL (D-BSSE) [YEAR OF COMPETITION 2013]

New ward building for Haraldsplass Hospital, replacing the traditional hospital corridors with open common areas and efficient logistics. • Client: Stiftelsen Bergen Diakonissehjem (SBD) • Size: 10,000 m² – 108 beds • Address: Bergen, Norway

2nd prize in international architectural competition, 2014

HOSPITAL IN VICENZA [YEAR OF COMPETITION 2013]

NEW UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL IN AARHUS [2007-2020]

2nd prize in international architectural competition, 2014

1st prize in international architectural competition, 2007

Competition proposal for a new hospital complex in the Italian city of Vicenza. • Client: Azienda Unità Locale Socio Sanitaria n° 5 Ovestvicentino • Size: 40,000 m² • Address: Vicenza, Italy

The large hospital complex is organised like a town, with a hierarchy of neighbourhoods, streets and squares providing the basis for a diverse, dynamic and green urban area. • Client: Central Denmark Region• Size: 216,000 m² new build, 159,000 m² conversion – 797 beds, 43 dialysis seats, 80 hotel beds. • Address: Aarhus, Denmark

CENTRE FOR DEAFBLINDNESS AND HEARING LOSS [2011-2014] 1st prize in architectural competition, 2011 24 homes for deafblind adults with care and staff facilities • Client: North Denmark Region • Size: 2,450 m² – 24 living units • Address: Aalborg, Denmark HVIDOVRE HOSPITAL – RESHUFFLE PLAN [2013-] 1st prize in competition, 2013 The reshuffle plan for Hvidovre Hospital is aimed at creating an optimum flow of patients, staff and materials and minimising the number of moves. • Client: New Hvidovre Hospital • Size: 30,000 m² • Address: Hvidovre, Denmark

A laboratory building for one of the world’s leading scientific teaching and research environments in Basel, Switzerland. • Client: ETH Zürich • Size: 30,000 m² • Address: Basel, Switzerland

MAERSK BUILDING, EXTENSION OF THE PANUM COMPLEX AT THE UNIVERSITY OF COPENHAGEN [2010-2015] 1st prize in international architectural competition, 2010 Fifteen-storey Science Tower which will stand out as an identity-creating, sculptural linchpin for the entire Panum complex. • Client: The Danish University and Property Agency and the University of Copenhagen, Donation: A.P. Møller og Hustru Chastine Mc-Kinney Møllers Fond til Almene formål • Size: 42,700 m² • Address: Copenhagen, Denmark NEW NORTHERN ZEALAND HOSPITAL [YEAR OF COMPETITION 2013]

KØGE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL [2015-2018 AND 2015-2021]

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New emergency hospital where architecture blends seamlessly into the natural surroundings to create a pleasant place for patients, a functional workplace and a recreational oasis for everyone living in the local area. • Client: The Capital Region of Denmark • Size: 124,000 m² • Address: Overdrevsvejen, Hillerød, Denmark

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NEW, CLOSED STATE PRISON IN FALSTER [2010-2016] 1st prize in architectural competition, 2010 New, closed state prison in Falster for approximately 250 inmates. • Client: The Danish Prison and Probation Service • Size: 32,000 m² • Address: Gundslev, Denmark PHARMA SCIENCE CENTRE [2010-2014] Modern laboratory building that strengthens cross-disciplinary scientific activities and makes Copenhagen University’s Pharmaceutical Faculty visible in the urban context. • Client: The Danish Building & Property Agency • Size: 5,000 m² • Address: Nørre Allé, Copenhagen, Denmark RIGSHOSPITALET (NATIONAL HOSPITAL) – INSTRUMENT STERILISATION CENTRE AND FREIGHT TERMINAL [2013-2014] New regional centre for the sterilisation of medical instruments and new freight terminal for items to and from Rigshospitalet (The National Hospital). • Client: The Capital Region of Denmark • Size: 13,000 m² • Address: Copenhagen, Denmark SPRINGFIELD UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL, MENTAL HEALTH [2012-] Winner of a Competitive Interview, 2012 The design of new inpatient accommodation and support facilities, including a variety of adult and specialist wards: working age acute, eating disorders, older persons as well as secure services. • Client: South West London and St. George’s Mental Health NHS Trust • Size: up to 25,000 m², m², area of the SUH redevelopment site: 33 ha. • Address: London, UK THE NEW ODENSE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL (NEW OUH) [2009-2018/2020] Client’s consultant for a new super-hospital as one of the largest hospital designs in recent Danish history. • Client: The Region of Southern Denmark • Size: 212,000 m² somatic, 25,000 m² psychiatry and 36,000 m² university – 728 beds • Address: Odense, Denmark

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THE PANUM COMPLEX – REFURBISHMENT OF LABS [2009-2014] Refurbishment of laboratories, minor extensions, exterior renovation and building maintenance. • Client: The Danish Building & Property Agency and University of Copenhagen• Size: 141,000 m², of which 10,000 m² renovation • Address: Copenhagen, Denmark THE TECHNICAL FACULTY – SDU [2011-2015] The Technical Faculty constitutes a shared research and education environment for four different institutes at the University of Southern Denmark in Odense. • Client: The Danish Building & Property Agency and SDU Technical Faculty • Size: 19,000 m², of which 6,000 m² laboratories • Address: Odense TOLWORTH HOSPITAL [2013-] Winner of a RIBA led Competitive Interview, 2012 The design of new inpatient accommodation and support facilities, along with refurbished facilities to house adult/adolescent and specialist wards: working age acute, adult deaf, OCD/BDD, older persons as well as children & adolescent services. • Client: South West London and St. George’s Mental Health NHS Trust • Size: new build 12.330 m², 6,800 m² refurbishment • Address: London, UK UIO LIFE SCIENCE CENTRE [YEAR OF COMPETITION 2014] Research and teaching building for the Institute for Life Sciences, Chemistry and Pharmacy at Oslo University (UiO). • Client: Statsbygg • Size: 65,405 m² • Address: Oslo, Norway VENDSYSSEL HOSPITAL – EXTENSION AND REFURBISHMENT [2014-2019] 1st prize in competition, 2014 New treatment facility, mother and child unit and overall planning of the extension and refurbishment of the Vendsyssel Hospital site in Hjørring. • Client: The North Denmark Region • Size: 14,000 m² new built, 11,000 m² refurbishment • Address: Hjørring, Denmark

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FØRDE CENTRAL HOSPITAL, USER CONSULTATION [2012-2013]

NEW HOSPITAL, HVIDOVRE, COMPETITION [YEAR OF COMPETITION 2013]

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Area plan designed to provide a long-term basis for infrastructure planning, ensuring that user groups will be heard. • Client: Helse Førde HF • Size: Area plan • Address: Norway HELSINGBORG HOSPITAL [YEAR OF COMPETITION 2013] Competition proposal for the expansion of Helsingborg Hospital, including three new wards: a somatic ward, a psychiatric ward and a laboratory department. • Client: Region Skåne • Size: 35,000 m² • Address: Helsingborg, Sweden KUNGÄLV HOSPITAL [YEAR OF COMPETITION 2013] Addition and rebuilding of Kungälv Hospital near Gothenburg in Sweden. • Client: Kungälv Hospital/Västra Götalandsregionen • Size: 30,000 m² • Address: Kungälv, Sweden NATIONAL DIABETES CENTRE [2008-2013] New national institution for diabetes comprising a research centre and treatment of complicated cases at King Saud University, Riyadh. • Client: Strategic Construction Program, King Saud • Size: 16,000 m² • Address: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia NOVOZYMES [2011-2013] 1st prize in competition, 2011 Office and laboratory building for enzyme research. • Client: Novozymes • Size: 7,500 m², of which 3,500 m² laboratories + 3,500 m² basement • Address: Bagsværd, Denmark QUEEN INGRID’S HOSPITAL, NATIONAL HOSPITAL OF GREENLAND [2007-2013] New emergency department, clinic, patient hotel and psychiatric department, and refurbishment of existing buildings. • Client: Health Directorate, Greenland • Size: 8,000 m² new build and 12,500 m² rebuilding – 120 beds • Address: Nuuk, Greenland

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Competition proposal based on the hospital’s existing complex and overall logistical structure around the 400-metre pedestrian precinct. • Client: The Capital Region of Denmark • Size: 30,560 m² new build, 100,000 m² extension • Address: Hvidovre, Denmark SCT. HANS HOSPITAL [YEAR OF COMPETITION 2013] Joint 1st prize in competition (phase I) Proposal for the extension of the psychiatric Sct. Hans Hospital. • Client: Region Hovedstadens Psykiatri • Size: 25,000 m² • Address: Roskilde, Denmark SVENDBORG HOSPITAL – GENERAL PLAN [2011–2012] Preparation of a general plan for Svendborg Hospital, taking into account both the hospital’s current status as an emergency hospital and the situation that will arise when the hospital becomes a specialised hospital in 2020. • Client: Southern Denmark Region • Size: 60,000 m² • Address: Svendborg, Denmark BIOVAF – RESEARCH CENTRE, THE TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF DENMARK [YEAR OF COMPETITION 2012] Competition proposal for a new research centre that will extend the building complex of the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) at its Lyngby Campus. • Client: DTU • Size: 39,000 m², including 12,000 m² renovation • Address: Lyngby, Denmark KOLDING HOSPITAL, OBSTETRIC WARD AND PATIENT HOTEL [2010-2012] Extension of the paediatric ward, including an additional building and entry hall, and conversion of the existing ward. • Client: Southern Denmark Region – Lillebælt Hospital – Kolding Hospital • Size: 1,600 m² addition and 1,200 m² rebuild • Address: Skovvangen, Kolding, Denmark


The cylindrical emergency and infectious diseases unit at Sküne University Hospital is Sweden’s largest and most modern infectious-diseases facility, designed to minimise the risk of spreading diseases. Each floor can be closed off into smaller units in the event of an epidemic, and patients enter the isolation rooms through special airlocks. Despite the need for isolation, the building is flooded with natural daylight. Large, glazed areas from floor to ceiling in the generously dimensioned patient rooms give the isolated patients a sense of still being part of the life of the city. Staff safety and the working environment were also given top priority in the design, including separate supply routes and short distances. EMERGENCY AND INFECTIOUS DISEASES UNIT, SUS, SWEDEN [2006-2011]

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HEALTH AND COMMUNITY CENTRE, AALBORG EAST [2011-2012] Aalborg Municipality Architecture Award, 2012 1st prize in competition, 2011 A unifying centre in an otherwise monotonous residential area, which besides health functions houses a café and public education and fitness facilities. • Client: The North Denmark Region, The Municipality of Aalborg, Himmerland Housing Association • Size: 7,500 m² • Address: Aalborg, Denmark OSLO MUNICIPALITY – NEW CITY EMERGENCY DOCTOR SERVICE IN OSLO Dimensioning and planning, including preparation of the main function programme and sub-function programmes for the new city emergency doctor service in Oslo. • Client: Oslo Municipality, Department of seniors and social services • Size: 33,000 m² • Address: Oslo, Norway SOUTH-EASTERN NORWAY REGIONAL HEALTH AUTHORITY – QUALITY ASSURANCE FOR AREA DEVELOPMENT PLAN FOR OSLO UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL (OUS) [2012] Development of a quality assurance report, including an analysis and assessment of the scenarios outlined in the plan for future buildings and function locations, and the use of building land and planning solutions. • Client: Oslo University Hospital HF (OUS) • Size: 50-page report • Address: Oslo, Norway SPANHOSPITAL IN KERALA STATE, INDIA [YEAR OF COMPETITION 2010] SpanHospital is a 350-bed hospital containing two research centres, several colleges, a conference centre, living quarters for the staff and a shopping centre. • Client: Span Institute of Medical Science Ltd. (SIMS), SIMS Medical Centre India Pvt. Ltd. • Size: 350 beds • Address: Kannur, India TRYGFONDEN’S FAMILY HOUSE [2009-2012] Patient hotel for the families of seriously ill children admitted to the New University Hospital in Aarhus. • Client: Central Denmark Region • Size: 1,400 m² – 12 family rooms • Address: Aarhus, Denmark

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VEJLE HOSPITAL, RENOVATION OF OPEN PSYCHIATRIC DEPARTMENT [2004-2006, 2010-2012] Renovation of an open psychiatric department, also giving the department screened sections. • Client: Southern Denmark Region, Psychiatric Department at Vejle Hospital• Size: 1,600 m² and 1,000 m² • Address: Vejle, Denmark NEW AALBORG UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL [YEAR OF COMPETITION 2012] Competition proposal for a large hospital complex just outside the city of Aalborg. • Client: The North Denmark region and the Government Quality Fund • Size: 130,000 m² • Address: Aalborg, Denmark VIBORG REGIONAL HOSPITAL, NEW EMERGENCY TREATMENT CENTRE [YEAR OF COMPETITION 2012] 2nd place in international architectural competition, 2012 Competition proposal for an additional building with a new main entrance and a separate entrance for the emergency centre. • Client: Central Denmark Region, Regionshospitalet Viborg, Project Department• Size: 22,000 m² newbuild and 2,000 m² rebuild +32,000 m² expansion • Address: Viborg, Denmark DNV GØDSTRUP [YEAR OF COMPETITION 2010-2011] Competition proposal for a new hospital in western Denmark. • Client: Central Denmark Region – Hospital Unit West • Size: 150,000 m² • Address: Gødstrup, Denmark HERLEV HOSPITAL EXPANSION [YEAR OF COMPETITION 2011] 2nd place in international architectural competition, 2011 Competition proposal for the expansion of Herlev Hospital, including additions and a new master plan. • Client: Herlev Hospital • Size: 50,000 m² extension • Address: Herlev Hospital, Herlev, Denmark

GENTOFTE HOSPITAL, DENMARK [2005-2009]


ÅLESUND HOSPITAL, NEW PAEDIATRIC UNIT, NORWAY [2005-2011]

EMERGENCY AND INFECTIOUS DISEASES UNIT, SUS, MALMÖ [2006-2011] Best International Design – Building Better Healthcare Award, 2012 Winner of Stadsbyggnadspriset, Malmö Stad, 2010 Finalist for the Kasper Salin Prize, The Swedish Association of Architects, 2010 Shortlisted for the WAN Awards Healthcare Sector, 2011 Finalist for the Samhällsbyggar Award, 2011 1st prize in international architectural competition, 2006 Emergency and Infectious Diseases Unit designed to minimise the risk of spreading diseases. • Client: Regionservice Södra Skåne • Size: 24,000 m² – 51 beds • Address: Malmö, Sweden HOSPICE DJURSLAND [2006-2007, 2010-2011] AADAIH-IFHE award for Architectural Quality in Healthcare Buildings (new work under 5,000 m²) – 1st place, 2014 Civic Trust Award, 2012 1st prize in competition, 2006 Hospice with room for 15 patients. • Client: Den Selvejende Institution Ejendommen Hospice Djursland • Size: 1,900 m² and a 90 m² extension (orangery and garage) – 15 beds • Address: Rønde, Denmark NEW HUMBER RIVER REGIONAL HOSPITAL [2012-2015] 1st prize in international architectural competition, 2012 Consulting and sparring for concept development with focus on the digital hospital. • Client: Ministry of Health, Ontario State, Canada • Size: 170,000 m² new construction • Address: Toronto, Ontario, Canada RESEARCH CENTRE FLAKKEBJERG [2010-2011] Renovation of the laboratories at Flakkebjerg, part of Aarhus University, housing the Department of Integrated Pest Management and the Department of Genetics and Biotechnology. • Client: Danish University and Property Agency, Ejendomscenter BygVest • Size: 809 m² • Address: Forsøgsvej, Slagelse, Denmark

DANISH NEUROSCIENCE RESEARCH CENTRE, DENMARK [2003-2010]

RESEARCH CENTRE FOULUM – EXTENSION AND CONVERSION [2010-2011] Laboratories for research into livestock production and plants at Research Centre Foulum, part of Aarhus University. • Client: Danish University and Property Agency, Ejendomscenter BygVest • Size: 5,000 m² (of which approx. 2,000 m² new property and 3,000 m² renovations) • Address: Denmark ULLEVÅL UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL, FRAMEWORK AGREEMENT [2006-] Framework agreement concerning hospital planning at Ullevål University Hospital. • Client: Ullevål University Hospital HF • Address: Ullevål, Norway VEJLE HOSPITAL, PART OF THE LILLEBÆLT HOSPITAL [1985-2004, 2004-2006, 2010-2011] Vejle County’s Vejle Award, 1991 Master plan, building extensions and renewal for Vejle Hospital. • Client: Vejle County • Size: 46,200 m² new build • Address: Vejle ÅLESUND HOSPITAL, NEW PAEDIATRIC UNIT [2005-2011] 1st prize in architectural competition, 2005 New children’s ward operating on children’s terms. • Client: Helse Sunnmøre HF/Helsebygg Midt-Norge • Size: 5,550 q.m. – 35 beds • Address: Ålesund, Norway DANISH NEUROSCIENCE RESEARCH CENTRE [2003-2010] Client adviser for an extension of Aarhus Hospital with a new neuroscience research centre. • Client: Central Denmark Region/Aarhus Hospital • Size: 5,300 m², of which 1,550 m² lab facilities) • Address: Aarhus, Denmark GAPS – NEW PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITAL IN SLAGELSE [YEAR OF COMPETITION 2010] Competition proposal for a new psychiatric hospital to combine four facilities into one complex connected to the Slagelse Hospital. • Client: Region Zealand • Size: 44,000 m² • Address: Slagelse, Denmark

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HOSPITAL IN VESTFOLD, PHASE 7 [2007-2010 REPORT, CONSTRUCTION 2009-2014] New ward, new treatment department and emergency department. • Client: Sykehuset i Vestfold, Project Office • Size: 30,000 m² • Address: Norway

VESTFOLD HOSPITAL, MASTER PLAN [2002-2009] Master plan for the extension and rebuilding of Vestfold Hospital in Tønsberg, Norway. • Client: Helseregion Sør, Norway • Size: 50,000 m² • Address: Tønsberg, Norway

LABORATORIES, HAUKELAND UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL [2005-2010] Won in competition based on qualifications/services/prices, 2005 Ten-storey laboratory building directly connected to the existing hospital. • Client: Helse Bergen HF • Size: 23,000 m² • Address: Bergen, Norway

INCUBA SCIENCE PARK, SKEJBY [2002-2004] Research facilities for the biotech research initiative Science Park Skejby. • Client: Incuba (Forskerpark Aarhus A/S) • Size: 6,700 m2 • Address: Aarhus, Denmark

GENERAL PLAN OF PSYCHIATRY IN THE SOUTHERN DENMARK REGION [2009] Psychiatry plan, “Psychiatry of the Future”, covering the combined psychiatric services in the Southern Denmark Region • Client: Southern Denmark Region • Address: Denmark

LANDSPITALI UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL, REYKJAVIK [2005-2008]

GENTOFTE HOSPITAL [2005-2009] 1st prize in competition, 2005 Extension of Gentofte Hospital. The main idea is to insert a new, modern core in the original figure-of-eight shaped complex. • Client: The Capital Region of Denmark • Size: 15,000 m² • Address: Gentofte, Denmark SECOND PHASE OF THE DARWIN CENTRE – LABORATORIES [2002-2008]

The new university hospital unites modern hospital planning and targeted treatment with clear and simple architecture. • Client: Ministry of Health and Social Security, Iceland • Size: 170,000 m2- 454 beds, 75 hotel beds • Address: Reykjavik, Iceland OVERALL ALLOCATION PLAN AT NEW HIMMERLAND HOSPITAL [2007-2008] Projection of activities and the calculation of future space requirements for use in the dimensioning of the new Himmerland Hospital. • Client: The North Denmark Region • Size: 30,000m² • Address: Himmerland, Denmark

Concrete Society Award, Overall Winner, 2009 Civic Trust Award, 2011 Plaisterers’ Trophy Awards, Winner of a ‘Highly Commended’ Award, 2009 Shortlisted for the Conde Nast Traveller Innovation & Design Awards, Culture, 2010 Structural Award for Arts or Entertainment Structures, 2009 Shortlisted for Project of the Year in Building Magazine, 2010 Shortlisted for RIBA Award in the London Region, 2010 Winner of the Association for Consultancy and Engineering Awards in the category Best Service Engineering Project: Large Firm, 2010 Nominated for the Mies van der Rohe Award, 2009 Shortlisted for RIBA Awards for London, 2011 Dedalo Minosse Award, honourable mention, 2011 1st prize in international architectural competition, 2001

PSYCHIATRIC UNIT, KOLDING HOSPITAL [1999-2004, 2004-2008] New build and rebuilding of the psychiatric unit at Kolding Hospital. • Client: Health Region Southern Denmark • Size: 9,300 m² • Address: Skovvangen, Kolding, Denmark

Laboratories for the approximately 250 scientists working at the Natural History Museum, London. • Client: The Natural History Museum • Size: 16,000 m², of which approximately 700 m² laboratories) • Address: London, UK

VENDSYSSEL HOSPITAL – GENERAL PLAN [2008-] Preparation of general plan/perspective plan for Vendsyssel Hospital, including user consultation. • Client: The North Denmark Region • Size: 3,700 m² • Address: Hjørring, Denmark

INCUBA SCIENCE PARK, KATRINEBJERG [2004-2006, 2008-2010]

CHILDREN’S CENTRE, AKERSHUS UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL [2000-2008] Children’s Centre at Akershus University Hospital outside Oslo in Norway. • Client: Helseregion Øst, Norway • Size: 9,300 m² • Address: Nordbyhagen, Norway

Awarded the “Intelligent m² Award” rewarding innovative workplaces, 2006 1st prize in competition, 2004 A new creative complex where innovative IT companies, graduate training, research and advanced technology co-exist side by side. • Client: Forskningsfondens Ejendomsselskab A/S (FEAS) • Size: 10,000 m² in 1st phase; 4,500 m² in 2nd phase • Address: Aarhus, Denmark THE SÖDER HOSPITAL IN STOCKHOLM [YEAR OF COMPETITION 2009] Competition proposal for an extension of the Söder Hospital in Stockholm with among other things a new emergency department, maternity ward and operating rooms. • Client: Stockholm County Council• Size: 38,000 m² • Address: Stockholm, Sweden

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1st prize in international architectural competition, 2005

SYGEHUS THY-MORS – OVERALL ALLOCATION PLAN [2004 + 2008] Projection of activities and calculation of future space requirements for a new emergency department in Thisted. • Client: The North Denmark Region • Size: 4,600 m² ULLEVÅL UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL [2004-2008] Health planning, capacity calculation and related architectural projects. • Client: Ullevål University Hospital • Size: 4 -year framework agreement • Address: Oslo, Norway

REGIONAL HOSPITAL, HORSENS, GENERAL PLAN [2006-] General plan so that new construction and renovation are matched to the hospital’s long-term strategy. • Client: Central Denmark Region, Horsens Regional Hospital• Address: Horsens, Denmark OVERALL ALLOCATION PLAN, NEW AALBORG UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL [2007] Space requirements distributed on referring departments in connection with the compilation of an overall allocation plan for the new university hospital in Aalborg. • Client: The North Denmark Region • Size: 130,000 -240,000 m² (depending on which model is chosen) • Address: Aalborg, Denmark


INCUBA SCIENCE PARK, KATRINEBJERG, DENMARK [2004-2006 AND 2008-2010]


VESTFOLD HOSPITAL, 6TH PHASE [2002-2005]

SILKEBORG HOSPITAL, GENERAL PLAN [2004] Revision of the general plan in connection with the acquisition of new areas at the hospital, and changes in capacity conditions. • Client: Central Denmark Region (Aarhus County) • Size: 22,500 m² • Address: Falkevej, Silkeborg, Denmark VIBORG HOSPITAL, MASTER PLAN [MASTER PLAN 2003, REVISION 2007] Master plan as well as a revision of the master plan carried out for the Regional Hospital in Viborg. • Client: Central Denmark Region (Viborg County) • Size: 140,000 m² • Address: Viborg, Denmark AARHUS UNIVERSITY – RESEARCH AND TEACHING LABORATORIES [2007-2014] Research and teaching laboratories, and animal housing. • Client: Danish University and Property Agency • Size: 13,800 m² • Address: University of Aarhus, Denmark ’AVENUE COMPLETED’, PAULS STRADINS CLINICAL UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL [YEAR OF COMPETITION 2006] Competition proposal for the extension of an existing hospital. • Client: Ministry of Health, Latvia • Size: 857 beds • Address: Riga, Latvia ESBJERG PRIVATE HOSPITAL [2005-2006] 1st prize in competition, 2005 Private hospital in Esbjerg offering surgical treatment and plastic surgery. • Client: Nis Alstrup • Size: 1,150 m² • Address: Bavnhøjvej, Esbjerg, Denmark FREDERICIA HOSPITAL [1992-2006] Master plan, new build and rebuilding for Fredericia Hospital. • Client: Vejle County • Address: Dronningensgade, Fredericia, Denmark

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SKEJBY HOSPITAL, DENMARK [1982-2006]

FRIBLICK, FORENSIC PSYCHIATRIC CENTRE [YEAR OF COMPETITION 2006] 2nd prize in competition, 2006 Competition proposal for a new forensic psychiatric centre. • Client: Locum AB • Size: 23,500 m² • Address: Flemmingsberg, Sweden GLOSTRUP HOSPITAL, RENEWAL OF HOSPITAL [1998-2006] Best offer in competition, 1996 Renewal and reorganisation of hospital in Glostrup. • Client: The Capital Region of Denmark • Size: 25,000 m² • Address: Glostrup, Denmark LABORATORIES FOR CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY AND A PHARMACY, SKEJBY HOSPITAL [2006] Laboratories for clinical microbiology and a pharmacy. • Client: Central Denmark Region (formerly Aarhus County) • Size: 4,500 m² laboratories for clinical microbiology – of which 550 m² for a pharmacy • Address: Skejby, Aarhus, Denmark PSYCHIATRIC UNIT, REGIONAL HOSPITAL HORSENS [2002-2006] Rebuilding and extension of the psychiatric units at the Horsens Regional Hospital. • Client: Health Region Mid-Jutland Denmark • Size: 1,250 m² new build, 3,450 m² refurbishment • Address: Sundvej, Horsens, Denmark SKEJBY HOSPITAL [1982-2006] Aarhus Municipality Architecture Award, 1996 Denmark’s Best Hospital 8 years in a row, 2007-2014 Complete hospital complex in Skejby, north of Aarhus. • Client: Central Denmark Region • Size: 159,000 m² – 452 beds • Address: Aarhus, Denmark HOSPITAL AT VESTFOLD, CONCEPT REPORT [2006] Preparation of concept report for building stage 7 – a new ward of approximately 15,000 m² • Client: Helse Sør-Øst RHF • Size: 15,000 m² • Address: Tønsberg, Norway


SYGEHUSET INNLANDET [2005-2006] Analysis of 3 options for the location of a new central hospital at a location between Biri and Hamar. • Client: Ringsaker Municipality • Size: 140,000 m² • Address: Brumunddal, Norway ÅLESUND HOSPITAL, DEVELOPMENT PLAN [2006] Development plan for wards, activity and capacity calculations • Client: Helse Sunnmøre HF • Address: Ålesund, Norway VESTFOLD HOSPITAL, 6TH PHASE [2002-2005] Extension of Vestfold Hospital, detailed planning. • Client: Helse Sør-Øst RHF • Size: 23,000 m² – 148 beds • Address: Tønsberg, Norway HOSPITAL FYN NYBORG [2003-2004] Master plan and an extension of Hospital Fyn Nyborg. • Client: Fyns County • Size: 550 m² new build, 2,500 m² rebuilding • Address: Vestergade, Nyborg, Denmark INCUBA SCIENCE PARK, GUSTAV WIEDS VEJ [1997-2004] Flexible laboratory and teaching complex. • Client: Forskningsfondens Ejendomsselskab A/S • Size: 10,800 m² • Address: Aarhus, Denmark NEO-NATAL INTENSIVE CARE UNIT, ESBJERG HOSPITAL [2003] New build and rebuilding of the neo-natal intensive care unit at Esbjerg Hospital. • Client: Ribe County • Size: 300 m² • Address: Finsensgade, Esbjerg, Denmark ODENSE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL [1997, 2003] Best offer in competition, 1997 Extension and rebuilding of Odense University Hospital. • Client: Fyns County • Size: 750 m² new build/450 m² rebuilding (1997) and 650 m² rebuild (2003) • Address: Odense, Denmark

AARHUSUNIVERSITY–RESEARCH&TEACHINGLABORATORIES[2007-2014]

CHILD AND ADOLESCENT PSYCHIATRY, KOLDING HOSPITAL [2001-2002] 1st prize in competition 2000 Child and adolescent psychiatry. • Client: Vejle County, Psykiatriforvaltningen • Size: 3,100 m² • Address: Kolding, Denmark PSYCHIATRIC CLINIC [2001-2002] Psychiatric clinic and education facilities for 13 to 18-year-olds at Akershus University Hospital. • Client: Health Region South East, Norway • Size: 2,500 m² • Address: Akershus, Norway BORNHOLM HOSPITAL, EXTENSION [1999-2001] Best offer in competition, 1996 Extension and renewal of hospital in Rønne, Bornholm. • Client: Bornholms County • Size: 5,300 m² • Address: Rønne, Denmark CHILDREN AND YOUTH PSYCHIATRY, ESBJERG [2001] Children and Youth Psychiatric Department • Client: Ribe County • Size: 2,800 m² • Address: Esbjerg, Denmark MARSELISBORGCENTRET [1996-2001] 1st prize in competition, 1996 Swimming baths, conference and meeting facilities at Marselisborg Hospital for rehabilitation, research and development. • Client: Aarhus County • Size: 1,600 m²• Address: Aarhus, Denmark FYN SVENDBORG HOSPITAL [2001] An extension of the Fyn Svendborg Hospital with a new dialysis unit. • Client: Fyns County • Size: 700 m² • Address: Svendborg, Denmark THISTED HOSPITAL [1991-2001] Master plan for ongoing rebuilding and extension of Thisted Hospital. • Client: Viborg County • Size: 5,000 m² • Address: Thisted, Denmark

FREDERIKSHAVN HOSPITAL, EXTENSION [1997-2000]

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FREDERIKSHAVN HOSPITAL, EXTENSION [1997-2000]

KØGE HOSPITAL [1981-1988]

1st prize in competition, 1997

1st prize in invited competition, 1981

Extension of Frederikshavn Hospital with new bed and clinical sections. • Client: North Jutland County • Size: 8,900 m² • Address: Frederikshavn

Complete hospital complex designed as a low, urban hospital. • Client: Region Zealand (formerly called Roskilde County) • Size: 57,000 m² – 285 beds • Address: Køge

CHAPEL, HERNING HOSPITAL [1999] Herning Municipality Building Award, 2001 Chapel with a quiet, geometrical expression with red brick facades. • Client: Ringkøbing County • Size: 360 m², plus 400 m² renewal. • Address: Herning, Denmark HORSENS HOSPITAL [1993-1998] An extension of Horsens Hospital with physiotherapy, a pharmacy and a dialysis unit. • Client: Vejle County • Size: 4,000 m² • Address: Horsens, Denmark PAEDIATRIC UNIT, KOLDING HOSPITAL [1996-98] Renovation of the existing paediatric unit and an extension with a new ward. • Client: Vejle County • Size: 2,400 m² • Address: Kolding, Denmark NYKØBING MORS HOSPITAL [1993-] General plan, renovation and extension of Nykøbing Mors Hospital. • Client: Viborg County • Size: 12,400 m² • Address: Nykøbing Mors, Denmark HERNING CENTRAL HOSPITAL [1986-1992] Extension and renovation work at Herning Central Hospital. • Size: 9,000 m² • Address: Herning, Denmark

SØLUND VILLAGE [1974-1977] Institution for mentally disabled in a pittoresque setting near Skanderborg. • Client: Statens Åndssvageforsorg • Size: 18 living communities, 210 patients • Address: Skanderborg, Denmark KOLDING HOSPITAL [1968-75] Hospital construction at Kolding for Vejle County. • Client: Vejle County • Size: 70,000 m² • Address: Kolding, Denmark MIDDELFART HOSPITAL [1958-1962] Extension of Middelfart Hospital with new ward building and therapeutical department. • Client: Middelfart County • Size: 4,500 m² • Address: Middelfart, Denmark AARHUS MUNICIPAL HOSPITAL [1931-] 1st prize in competition, 1931 C.F. Møller won the competition for Aarhus Municipal Hospital (Aarhus Kommunehospital) in 1931, and over the years the office has assisted the hospital with extensions, adaptations and renewals of the hospital complex. • Client: Aarhus County • Size: 170,000 m² • Address: Aarhus, Denmark

RANDERS HOSPITAL [1978-86] Extension of Randers hospital with new bed, operating and intensive care sections. • Client: Aarhus Municipality • Size: 30,000 m² • Address: Randers, Denmark

KØGE HOSPITAL, DENMARK [1981-1988]

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SØLUND VILLAGE [1974-1977]


In 1931, C.F. Møller won first prize in an architectural competition for an extension to Aarhus Municipal Hospital. The first new buildings were completed in 1935, and since the implementation of the initial plan the hospital has expanded continuously, while respecting the original concept. The complex is in red brick and tiles throughout, and the windows, doors, stairs and balconies are in white-painted metal. The hospital thus presents a consistent and homogeneous appearance, like that of Aarhus University on the opposite side of Nørrebrogade. AARHUS MUNICIPAL HOSPITAL [1931-]

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