Vestas Blades Factory, Nakskov

 Vestas Blades Factory, Nakskov. C.F. Møller. Photo: Julian Weyer

Client

Vestas Wind Systems

Address

Nakskov, Denmark

Size

22000 m²

Year

1999-2000

Wind turbine blades factory in the port of Nakskov. The location calls for a robust and straightforward architecture, able to accommodate frequent extensions and alterations.

The factory produces fibre-glass blades in a highly specialized process, requiring strict performance of ventilation and interior climate control. The complex comprises 40 meter wide pre-fab production bays, and offices, canteen and changing rooms for 400 employees. The ends of the bays are designed as large-scale light and view openings, with a combination of translucent panels and clear window strips. The extensive ventilation plants necessary for the epoxy work are placed outside the bays in a series of technical towers, complementing the horizontal facades of the bays. Each tower also contains a supplement to the work environment, in the form of either an office space or a glazed worker’s lounge.

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Team

Engineering

Lindgaard-Christensen Rådgivende Ingeniører

Architect

C.F. Møller Architects

References

  • 2000 Byggeplads Danmark #2, p. 62-66
  • 2000 Byggeri #5

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