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Blue Planet Aquarium 3xn

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ISBN-10: 1941806104

ISBN-13: 9781941806104

Edition: 2014

Authors: Christian Bundegaard, Kim Herforth Nielsen

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Inspired by the shape of water in endless motion, Denmark's new National Aquarium, The Blue Planet by Danish architects 3XN is shaped as a great whirlpool. This book tells the story of the architecture of one of the world's most important and most impressive aquariums.Into Another WorldThe walls and roofs form a single, continuous flow and the longest of the whirlpool's arms follows the shape of the landscape and the building, moving into the land inviting visitors inside. As soon as visitors arrive at The Blue Planet, the building will convey a sense of the special experience that awaits them inside. Here, the whirlpool has pulled you into another world - a world beneath the surface of the…    
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Book details

List price: $23.00
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: ORO Editions
Publication date: 11/9/2013
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 120
Size: 9.75" wide x 9.75" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

Architect MAA/RIBA Kim Herforth Nielsen is the founder and nerve of the Danish practice, 3XN Architects. Taking a holistic approach that synthesizes design, function and context, Kim Herforth Nielsen has been involved in all of 3XNs major internationally acclaimed projects: The Museum of Liverpool, the Muziegebouw Concert Hall in Amsterdam, Ørestad College and Denmark's new aquarium, The Blue Planet. He has been awarded Denmark's highest architectural honor, the C.F. Hansen Medaille, and he is a Knight of the Order of the Dannebrog, a chartered member of RIBA and of the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts.