DTU Risø Wind Energy

Supporting future development of green energy

Two new buildings and a refurbishment of two existing buildings accommodates new and customized research facilities for developing green wind energy at DTU Risø. NORD was the client consultant for Bygningsstyrelsen (Danish State Building Authorities) in a team with Sweco and have developed the design for these new facilities in close collaboration with the future users.

We carried out a thorough user-involvement process with the researchers and scientists who work in the workshops, offices and labs on a daily basis to fully understand their needs. It was crucial to involve the users to design a modern and flexible facility for complex research fit for the future.

It has supported DTU Risø in adjusting from a nuclear research centre to focus on with green energy and wind turbines.

DTU Risø is located on a peninsula at Roskilde Fjord. The university was originally built in 1956 as a homogeneous entity characterized by low buildings with asymmetric profiles and yellow bricks.

The refurbishment part of the project has focused on, as much as possible, preserving and rebuilding the existing buildings and integrating the new buildings into the campus architecture.
BAM Danmark, CCO, Norconsult won the build contract and has executed the project.

  • Location:

    DTU Risø Campus, near Roskilde

  • Client:

    Bygningsstyrelsen (Danish National Building Authorities)

  • Year:


  • Typology:

    University, research facilities, campus, wind energy

  • Size:

    4.700 m2 (new building) 3.000 m2 (refurbishment)

  • Collaborators:

    Sweco Danmark, mrmarkitektur, MIERA rådgivning, BAM Danmark, Norconsult, Christensen & CO, Langvad Arkitekter and 1:1 Landskab

  • Status:

    Assignment completed