The architecture supports the biobank's unique research functions dealing with the causes, prevention and treatment of diseases.
- Copenhagen, Denmark
- Workspaces and Educations
- 2010 - 2012
- Statens Serum Institut
- 3,200 m²
- E. Pihl & Søn / Oluf Jørgensen
Dissing+Weitling designed the Danish National Biobank, which is one of the largest in the world. The building supports the biobank's unique research functions dealing with the causes, prevention and treatment of diseases.
Statens Serum Institut's national biobank is a significant Danish resource as well as an important international institution for biomedical research and global cooperation. The Danish National Biobank give scientists from Denmark and abroad easy access to more than 25 million biological samples.
Dissing+Weitling's solution meet the specialised laboratory needs, the special requirements for future-proof rooms and functions as well as the connection with the architectural context, which consists of widely different buildings.
After a thorough analysis of the surroundings and user needs, we presented an outline for a building that meets the needs of SSI right now and at is flexible enough to be adapted to new laboratory requirements in in the future. The detailing shows beautiful functional solutions in tune with the surrounding buildings.