3XN, B+H, and Zhubo Design selected for the new Shenzhen Natural History Museum

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Engineering Design Management Center of Shenzhen Municipal Construction and Public Works Administration.
Planned construction area.- about 42,000 m². GFA.- tentatively 100,000 m².
Yanzi Lake, Pingshan Dist., Shenzhen, China.
Total Investment is limited to 3.5 billion yuan / € 440 m. (excluding specimen collection cost), in which construction cost is around 2.1 billion RMB / € 267 m. The final project scale and investment is subject to government approval.

Kim Herforth Nielsen. 3XN

3XN is an architecture and design company with offices in Copenhagen, Stockholm, Sydney and New York. Kim Herforth Nielsen architect MAA, is the founder, Senior Partner and Creative Director.

At 3XN they believe that buildings are more than the sum of their parts and they are constantly seeking to achieve a new synthesis of design, program and context. Their buildings are uniquely matched to each project and they always seek to combine beauty, functionality and meaning by putting people at the center of design.

Partners.- Jan Ammundsen, Architect MAA, Senior Partner, Head of Design. Jeanette Hansen, Architect MAA, Senior Partner, CEO. Kasper Guldager Jensen. Architect MAA, Senior Partner, Director of GXN. Audun Opdal, Architect MAA, Senior Partner. Fred Holt, Architect, B.Arch, M.Arch., Partner. Jack Renteria, Director of Communications and Business Development, Partner. Jens Holm, Partner, 3XN US. Marie Hesseldahl Larsen, Architect MAA, Partner. Stig Vesterager Gothelf, Architect MAA, Partner. Torben Østergaard, Architect MAA, MOL, Partner

Research and exploration is essential to their design process as it allows them to push the boundaries of both aesthetics and functionality. They see their work as a continued series of ideas with each project building on the previous, allowing them to constantly evolve and develop their perception and approach of design.

They have an open and informal work environment where teamwork and ambition are of equal value, they are dedicated to creating a positive and open workplace were they all work together to become better at what they do.



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