Article source: Dorte Mandrup A/S
The new Danish Wadden Sea Centre – ultramodern, sculptural architecture rooted in local tradition
With a completely re-conceptualized conversion and extension, the Wadden Sea Centre – gateway to the UNESCO World Heritage Site – has recently been opened to the public in Ribe on the west coast of Denmark. At the new Wadden Sea Centre, internationally renowned Danish architecture firm Dorte Mandrup has set a new standard for combining the local building culture and history of the area with an ultramodern, sculptural architectural appearance.
- Architects: Dorte Mandrup A/S
- Project: The new Danish Wadden Sea Centre
- Location: Vester Vedsted, Denmark
- Photography: Adam Mørk
- Client: Esbjerg Municipality
- Consultant: Dorte Mandrup A/S
- Exhibition: JAC studios, Jason Bruges, No Parking
- Landscape: Marianne Levinsen Landskab APS
- General Contractor: Bo Michelsen A/S
- Engineering, Construction: Anders Christensen Rådgivende ingeniører ApS
- Engineering, Installations: Steensen Varming
- Area: 2,800 square meters.
- Price: The building including the new exhibition cost approximately 7.2 million euro (53 million DKK)