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Nordic Embassies Berlin : Architecture

Scandinavian Building Development in Germany – design Berger + Parkkinen, architects

page updated 25 Jul 2016 ; 5 Sep 2009

Scandinavian Embassies Berlin

Nordic Embassies – German title : Nordische Botschaften

Embassies of the Nordic Countries, Pan Nordic Building
Date built: 1999
Masterplan Design : Berger + Parkkinen

Five countries, six buildings, six architect teams

Masterplan – team selected by European architecture competition

Individual buildings – teams selected by national architecture competitions

Complex and Fælleshus (‘House for all’ – combined space) – Berger and Parkkinen

Denmark – 3XN
Iceland – PK Hönun
Norway – Snøhetta
Sweden – Wingårdh Arkitektkontor
Finland – Viiva Arkkitehtuuri Oy

Photos © Adrian Welch

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The Nordic Embassies in Berlin are the diplomatic missions of the Nordic countries to Germany, located in a common building complex, the Pan Nordic Building, in Berlin. The building complex was designed by the architects Alfred Berger and Tiina Parkkinen. It was completed in 1999.

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Key facade feature : copper lamellas – louvres

Access: Rauchstrasse, south side of complex – through Fælleshus

The building comprises six individual buildings enveloped by a green, copper clad, snaking wall. Of the six buildings five are the embassies of Denmark, Iceland, Norway, Sweden and Finland, arranged geographically. The remaining building is a communal building called the Felleshus, which includes the entrance to the complex, an auditorium and a canteen.

Royal Danish Embassy (mesh panels, on left)
Royal Danish Embassy Danish Embassy

Embassy of Finland (wooden slats)
Embassy of Finland Finnish Embassy Finland Embassy

Royal Norwegian Embassy (centre)
Royal Norwegian Embassy Berlin

General views – wooden slats of Finnish Embassy on left
Finnish Embassy Finnish Embassy Finnish Embassy Finnish Embassy Berlin

Adjacent building to the southwest:
Berlin Building

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Buildings close by include:

Mexican Embassy
Mexican Embassy Berlin

Embassy Buildings

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Dutch Embassy Berlin
Dutch Embassy Berlin

Saudi Arabian Embassy, Tiergartenstrasse
Saudi Arabian Embassy Berlin

Swiss Embassy Berlin
Swiss Embassy Berlin

Location: Rauchstrasse 1, 10787 Berlin, Berlin, western Europe

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Digital Media Centre and Campus Development, Masurenallee 8-14
Design: Baumschlager Eberle Architekten
Digital Media Centre Campus Berlin
renderings : Baumschlager Eberle Architekten, bloomimages Berlin GmbH
Digital Media Centre and Campus Building in Berlin
In a negotiated procedure, the Baumschlager Eberle Architekten design won the Digital Media Centre and Campus Development project of the Rundfunk Berlin-Brandenburg (rbb).

Kurfuerstendamm 68, 10707 Berlin-Charlottenburg
Architects: tchoban voss
Kurfuerstendamm 68 Berlin
photograph : Klemens Renner
Kurfuerstendamm 68
The Alhambra cinema palace in Berlin-Charlottenburg was built in 1921 according to the plans of the architect Max Bischoff and became known in 1922 as the premiere location of the sound movie.

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