DR-Byen, the Concert Hall

Facts about the building:

Radio Denmarks new multimediahouse in Ørestaden.

26.000 m²
Length of building: 100 metres
Width of building: 60 metres
Height of building: 45 metres
Height of concert hall inside: 24 metres
Number of floors: 8
Number of floors above ground: 7
Number of floors below ground: 1
Number of rehearsal rooms: c. 25
Number of concert halls: 4
Number of stages: 5 including one in the foyer
Number of seats in the concert hall : 1800
Choral room: 225
Orchestral room: 500
Rhythmic studio: 150



– Developer: DR, Radio Denmark

– Architect: Ateliers Jean Nouvel in coorporation with Nagata Acoustics Inc. and Terrell International

– Engineers: NIRAS A/S

– Contractors: MT Højgaard A/S


My responsibilities:

  • Construction management of, among other potential equalization
  • Built 3D models for volume calculation (Got the idea to use AutoCAD 3-D function for precise calculations of amounts)
  • Own production of concrete, carcass
  • Quality (ISO9001)



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