A joint effort that resulted in the creation of a glider that made the third longest Flugtag flight in history.
By producing a 3D visualisation film, Ramboll helps bringing ambitious plans for a new square to life.
While Chief Executive Officer proposes to smash Stromsheia flat within 50 years, investors will preserve the landscape, building homes and offices in 20 storeys instead
Aluna is a breath taking and monumental Moon and Tide Clock and public waterfront space. Located at a spectacular location on the intersection of 0° longitude and the historic Greenwich Peninsula waterfront – at the point where time and tide meet – Aluna is a new world-class landmark for London.
Creative engineering arising from a number of material and site constraints.
Looking out from within the new Tate Modern extension, it is difficult to comprehend the level of complexity involved in designing the windows. With five different inclinations, the building corners and creases resulted in 60 different glass heights across its nearly 1,700 glass panes, spanning up to 29 rows of windows and glazed screens scattered over the whole envelope.
Cutting edge research into form finding and surface patterning embodied in a dramatic and sustainable expo structure
Ramboll Computational Design collaborated with the concept architects to realise their interactive transitory installations for the 2013 Burning Man Festival.
The Nissan Halo comprises three independently cantilevering oval rings creating an internal Amphitheatre Experience. The Halo, part of Nissan’s “Innovation that Excites” brand concept, was conceived by George P Johnson Experience Marketing (GPJ) for the car manufacturer’s global auto show presence.
Ramboll conceived and constructed the Fitzrovia Chalkboard as a piece of installation art for the 2013 London Festival of Architecture.
Ramboll Computational Design has conceived and created Funnel 2.0, a double-curved triaxial shell of Perspex mesh, for our London foyer.
Ramboll has prepared a presentation movie of the planned housing developments in beautiful surroundings on Dvergsnes in Kristiansand.
In-house code and geometry modelling used to model and then fabricate an innovative timber grid shell.
Using our unwavering passion for design, the Vanke Pavilion façade that comprised hundreds of ceramic tiles to create this uniquely shaped building, was engineered using advanced coding techniques to deliver simplified construction of a complex structure.
Crome Court, part of The University of East Anglia’s £58m campus redevelopment, is the University’s newest and most energy efficient accommodation block, achieving ‘Excellent’ BREEAM rating.
The new 514 unit student residential accommodation buildings utilised digital tools and offsite construction to enable a breathtakingly fast paced programme, completing the construction in just 62 weeks.
A semi-permanent urban forest sculpture designed by students with digital modelling expertise and civil and structural engineering supplied by Ramboll.
The BREEAM ‘Excellent’ rated Parkside Building provides a new centre of excellence for Birmingham City University to support the full range of Arts, Design and Media courses.
The New Karolinska Solna is one of the world’s biggest and most ambitious hospital projects. When the hospital is complete in 2016/2017 it will offer highly qualified specialist care and a world-class research environment.
Ramboll UK's engineers worked side-by-side in Copenhagen with the architects on the development of the design of BIG's extraordinary, competition-winning scheme for the new Presidential Library in Astana, Kazakhstan, though the project has not proceeded. The steel and glass building was designed to house three million books, the National Archive, a museum, exhibition space, visitor amenities and an office for the country's President.A key challenge was to bring buildability to the complex structure, making an outwardly highly complicated form in an extreme climate achievable using simple rational forms and conventional building services systems. The design merges several architectural archetypes — the circle, the rotunda, the arch and the yurt (a felt-covered structure used by ...
Through its impressive £15m reinvention, The Whitworth Art Gallery has cemented its place at the centre of the cultural national stage - winning the prestigious 2015 ArtFund Museum of the Year Award and is currently shortlisted for the RIBA Stirling Prize Award 2015.
The client for the Arts Alliance mobile venue set a tough brief. The structure had to be capable of being erected within two weeks and when demounted it had to fit inside a reasonable number of shipping containers for transportation across the world. It also had to be of the highest quality architecturally. Working with Various Architects, who are based in Norway, together with specialist contractor ESS, we developed a structural concept that has met the challenge. The travelling theatre has an ultra low-weight steel roof with radiating steel tension spokes and a perimeter steel structure, like a bicycle wheel. The exterior skin is self-supporting and consists of a web of inflatable fabric tubes coated in PVC, with translucent inflated pillows as infill. Aluminium portal frames ...
Chapel Street Bridge is a vital component in Network Rail’s £1bn Northern Hub infrastructure upgrade project, which includes Ordsall Chord. It is also a key part of Central Salford Urban Regeneration scheme.
The expansion and modernisation of Mayfield Secondary School provides a showcase of how the latest construction materials, technologies and collaboration can address the increasing demand for school places, within tight programmes and budgets.
The vision for Ramboll’s Head Office is to become a holistic and sustainable reference project. Therefore the Head Office project group in close co-operation with Ramboll's most experienced specialist in the field of sustainability implemented as many sustainable solutions in the project as possible.
Leaning at a gravity-defying 15 degree angle, Bella Sky Hotel in Copenhagen’s Ørestad offers a sight never seen before: Two towers leaning in opposite directions at an angle almost four times that of the leaning tower of Pisa. The geometrical dare continues as the top nine floors of tower one and the bottom nine floors of tower two both twist an additional 19 degrees horizontally.
The Hevossaari water intake plant is being built in Heinola, Southern Finland. The plant will be inaugurated in late winter 2011, and will serve as the primary household water supply in Heinola. Ramboll has been in charge of all the planning stages and subareas.
This major extension of Royal Holloway, University of London provides a library, student meeting areas, college administration facilities and records storage and archiving, and a new external meeting area
Sleaford Renewable Energy Plant is the UK's second commercial straw-burning power plant near Sleaford in Lincolnshire. The 38MW commercial straw-burning power facility generates enough electricity to power 65,000 homes using sustainable fuel sources...
Ramboll reaches for the sky, erecting the UK’s tallest bronze sculpture in difficult ground conditions near London City Airport.
Paradise Circus is being transformed into a vibrant mixed use development of commercial, retail, leisure and hotel spaces; providing major improvements to pedestrian access and greatly enhanced public realm befitting the setting close to Birmingham Town Hall and the Museum & Art Gallery.
As a leading consultant in water and environment Ramboll has carried out a large portion of the Danish National Groundwater Mapping Programme which comprises multidisciplinary hydrogeological projects.
The construction of the new E18 motorway will secure a higher traffic capacity, easier access and a more predictable travel time through villages and areas in Østfold. The E18 road is split in to nine road sections, stretching from Vinterbro all the way to Sweden's boarder. This project focuses on the 6th section, between Knapstad and Akershus border, and involves preparation of zoning plans as well as the construction plans.
As part of Bergen University College's research on sustainable building methods, Rambøll designs a lab-facility for testing the performance of full scale building elements. The building will also function as a showroom for passivehouse technology and energy saving solutions.
The road bridge carrying the A1 Holloway Road over the railway line at Upper Holloway station has been replaced. The £25m rebuild project is part of a Transport for London (TfL) scheme to improve London's roads and public spaces. It has been challenging and complex from feasibility to implementation.
The 43 hectare CityLife development occupies the site of Milan’s former fairground and exhibition site (Fiera Campionaria). Its combination of residences, offices, retail space and public facilities are arrayed around a large park — Europe’s biggest privately funded park development. We worked in collaboration with J&A Consultants on technical reviews of the architects’ schemes. Our combined refinements and suggestions produced savings sufficient to cover our fees five times over.
We are working closely with the architect on a greenfield development on Montenegro’s Adriatic coast, south west of Sutomore, creating a 3D digital model to determine the optimum roof forms. Ramboll is providing masterplanning, structural, building services, façade, acoustic, geotechnical and marine engineering services for the project, which includes detached housing, apartments, a spa with hotel, restaurants, retail areas and associated infrastructure.The site is fringed with heavily wooded slopes to the west and south, with a grassy plateau in the central area. A steep rocky peninsula forms its southern tip. The area is seismically active and the ground conditions are being assessed further for the detailed geotechnical design. The buildings are concrete frame with pad found ...
Harpa Concert and Conference Center has been hailed as a symbol of Iceland’s economic dynamism and has since it opened in 2011 hosted a range of world-class congresses and concerts. The concert and conference center is part of a larger master plan for the area around Reykjavik’s harbour, intended to attract tourists and artists. But the building is more than merely beautiful; however, it is also CO2-neutral, obtaining its energy from Iceland’s geothermal resources.
Every capital around the world has its own distinctive attractions and national symbols such as a Parliamentary building, a university and museums. In Oslo, the Norwegian national planning authority, Statsbygg, is currently planning a National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design (Nasjonalmuseet).
The line between Aarhus and Hobro in Jutland, Denmark is being upgraded in preparation for high speed trains. This will help reduce travel time between Aalborg in the country’s north and Aarhus to one hour.
Ramboll was lead engineer for Cobham Motorway Service Area, a 20ha development on an environmentally sensitive greenfield site.
The All-weather Lifeboat Centre (ALC) at the RNLI Headquarters, Poole is a modern life boat manufacturing facility that has secured the charity’s lifeboat building supply chain for the next 30 years.
Ramboll was appointed to deliver comprehensive technical advice and assistance in connection with a strategically important Purification Plant set up for Novo Nordisk in Copenhagen, Denmark. The plant will increase the capacity for the manufacturing of active diabetes medicines in line with the Novo Nordisk development programme.
The project consists of a 1.8 kilometre cut and cover tunnel, consisting of mechanical and electrical installations, several road and railway bridges (including railway bridges at Langenæs, Åhavevej and Viby Ringgade), and all temporary structures.
The largest maximum security prison in Denmark is located on the island of Falster. The prison has capacity for 250 inmates and is the most secure facility in Denmark.
The Maersk Building, a 34,000 square metre extension of the Panum Complex is to function as a landmark for international healthcare research, forming a distinctive part of Copenhagen’s urban landscape and skyline. The vision is to present a creative and sustainable architectural solution that interacts with the existing buildings and the rest of the city and campus area.
The Anholt Offshore Wind Farm, which was completed in 2013, is the world's third largest offshore wind farm. The 400 MW wind farm, placed in the Kattegat strait between Jutland and the island of Anholt, produces energy equivalent to the annual energy consumption of 400,000 households, or 4% of Denmark's total power consumption.
In the future Scandinavia and the rest of Europe will be connected by the world's longest road and rail tunnel.
The project for “Nordhavnsvej” is the first stage of a new road to Copenhagen’s Nordhavn (North Harbour). Nordhavn is an old industrial and port area, planned to be developed into a new urban area in the north-eastern part of Copenhagen. When fully developed, the urban area is planned for 40,000 residents and 40,000 workplaces.