IHA Katrinebjerg. C.F. Møller. Photo: Helene Høyer Mikkelsen

IHA Katrinebjerg

The new Engineering College, IHA, is located in the new local district "The IT-city" at Katrinebjerg in the northern part of Aarhus. The district is a former industrial area now being converted into a campus of educational facilities and start-ups, for instance The Incuba Science Park and The IT-park, who are dealing with Information Technology.
 IHA Katrinebjerg. C.F. Møller. Photo: Helene Høyer Mikkelsen


Forskningsfondens Ejendomsselskab A/S


Aarhus, Denmark


8,700 m²



Client consultant

Kuben Management A/S


Jorton, Hustømrerne A/S, Bravida A/S , Lindpro a/s


Søren Jensen Rådgivende Ingeniørfirma


C.F. Møller Architects


C.F. Møller Architects

IHA combines educations such as electronics, information and communication technology as well as health technology and is a state-of-the-art institution housing 3.000 students, scientists, researchers, etc. The school consists of three buildings – one newly built and two renovated buildings – named after famous engineers: Edison, Kahn and Shannon.

The new building Edison stands out with its solid base of grey tiles, the white and polished façade of the inserted building case and the eye-catching gable, where vertical fins of yellow glass decorate the windows. The fins are both functional and a beautiful drapery; they work as a sun screen and give the building a noticeable identity. In the evening, the yellow glass comes alive: interactive LED light not only light up the fins, but make them vary in color according to how many students are active inside the house.

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