In June, leading figures from across the architecture and
construction communities will gather in Amsterdam for the European
Coil Coating Association’s 50th annual congress and conference.
Project case studies
n The National Aquarium, Den Blå Planet, Kastrup,
Denmark, 3XN Architects
Inspired by water in endless motion, Den Blå Planet is
shaped like a giant whirlpool, connecting sea and landscape.
The facade is covered with small diamond-shaped aluminium
plates, known as shingles, which adapt to the building’s
organic form. Just as water, aluminium reﬂects the colours
and light of the sky, and thus the building’s expression varies
with the changes in its natural surroundings. 3XN Architects’
Senior Partner, jan ammundsen, talks us through the
inspiration behind t save tHe date 8 June 2017 Panel talk In June, le