C.F. Møller’s Wave chair for Ground Zero

C.F. Møller’s Wave chair for Ground Zero - C.F. Møller

7.1.2013

180 auditorium chairs designed by C.F. Møller Design are to be used in the memorial museum for the 9-11 terrorist attacks: the National September 11 Memorial and Museum in New York.
 

The Wave auditorium chair, which was designed for Skeie, a Norwegian manufacturer of fixed chairs for the educational and cultural sector, will be used in a pavilion in the 9-11 Memorial Museum.

The museum is located on that part of Ground Zero where the World Trade Center stood, and consists of a park with two pools, symbolising the twin towers, and a museum pavilion with a permanent exhibition of objects, photos and videos from and about the tragic event. The museum has been designed by the Norwegian architectural firm Snöhetta.

The chair manufacturer, Skeie, won the contract for the 180 auditorium chairs for the museum pavilion in strong competition with several US manufacturers, and although the order is not large, it is highly prestigious. It is the only non-American product to be included in the building.

High-profile project
"We are very pleased and proud that Skeie has succeeded in getting Wave included in such a high-profile project," says Jon Brøcker, head of C.F. Møller Design, which is behind the development of the chair. "This proves that the chair meets the stringent aesthetic, safety and functional demands of the US, and that the design can function in the most demanding auditorium environments."

Wave has been honoured with the Award for Design Excellence in Norway and the Red Dot Design Award 2010. The chair has been manufactured since 2009, and is used in auditoriums in many different types of buildings in Europe, one of the more famous being the auditorium in Geneva for CERN (the European laboratory for research into particle physics).

Press

Receive our newsletter

To receive news and updates from C.F. Møller Architects by e-mail join our mailinglist.

Sign up here.

Contact

Head of Communications
Peter Sikker Rasmussen
+ 45 6193 6857
E-mail: psr@cfmoller.com

Some press releases are only available in Danish.

C.F. Møller Architects and MT Højgaard are planning to cover Aarhus' railway site with a car-free urban quarter

6.4.2018 | In cooperation with the City of Aarhus, DSB, MT Højgaard and C.F. Møller Architects are preparing to realise the vision of a new Railway Quarter. This is a new, car-free urban quarter in Aarhus, which will develop the area and connect the surrounding neighbourhoods by covering the railway site from Bruuns Bro to Frederiks Bro.
 
VIEW THE ENTIRE PRESS RELEASE HERE

C.F. Møller Architects win award for Best Healthcare Development

16.3.2018 | C.F. Møller Architects receive the MIPIM 2018 Award for ‘Best Healthcare Development’ for the Maersk Tower in Copenhagen.
 
VIEW THE ENTIRE PRESS RELEASE HERE

C.F. Møller Architects and Arkthing win competition in Iceland

26.2.2018 | C.F. Møller Architects in collaboration with Arkthing have won a competition for a new building for the Icelandic bank, Landsbankinn.
 
VIEW THE ENTIRE PRESS RELEASE HERE

Inauguration of Denmark’s new state prison

26.9.2017 | Denmark’s new state prison, Storstrøm Fængsel, will be inaugurated on Wednesday, 27 September. Designed by C.F. Møller Architects, the prison provides extremely high levels of security, focuses on resocialisation through architecture and is also a pleasant, state-of-the-art workplace for employees.
 
VIEW THE ENTIRE PRESS RELEASE HERE

C.F. Møller wins VIA University College in Horsens

10.5.2017 | C.F. Møller and C.F. Møller Landscape's proposal for the new VIA (30,000 m²) and the Innovation House (5,000 m²) has been nominated as the winner of a major architectural competition.
 
VIEW THE ENTIRE PRESS RELEASE HERE

C.F. Møller Architects wins competition for a new landmark in Västerås

The winning C.F. Møller project is a high-rise building including a panoramic garden on the 15th floor.
 
VIEW THE ENTIRE PRESS RELEASE HERE

Ni dages fest i ’Storbyens Moderne Forsamlingshus’

28.4.2017 | 28. april begynder Odense fejringen af sit nye kulturcenter Odeon. Med 100 begivenheder på ni dage rammer ”Odense fejrer Odeon” sit store højdepunkt med et gallashow 5. maj, hvor H.M. Dronning Margrethe besøger det C.F. Møller-designede kultur- og koncerthus.
 
VIEW THE ENTIRE PRESS RELEASE HERE

HENN + C.F. Møller Architects win international competition in Germany

4.4.2017 | HENN + C.F. Møller Architects (Berlin / Aarhus) jointly win an international competition to extend Germany’s most iconic hospital complex, the listed 1970’s high-tech University Hospital RWTH Aachen.
 
VIEW THE ENTIRE PRESS RELEASE HERE