BAM wins design and build contract for Danish school
Bunnik, the Netherlands, 6 September 2019 – The City of Copenhagen has commissioned BAM Danmark to design and build a community school in the Sluseholmen district, located in the old port area, south of the historic city centre. The contract value is approximately €46 million.
The school on Sluseholmen, designed by JJW Architects, will accommodate around 840 students. The project also includes after-school care and a sports hall. The contract further includes the construction of an above-ground parking garage with 250 spaces. BAM Danmark expects to complete the project by August 2023.
BAM Danmark was founded in 2014 by Royal BAM Group, and this project fits well in BAM Danmark’s project portfolio. The company currently employs 50 people. Previous projects include construction of an office building for the Department of Micro and Nanotechnology and a biotechnology research centre, both for the Technical University of Denmark (DTU), the European school in Copenhagen (design and build) and a mixed use commercial building in Carlsberg Byen as well as offices for the department of public works for the city of Helsingør. Projects in progress include and an office building with storage and service facilities for HOFOR (Greater Copenhagen Utilities) and a community school; Læringshus Nærheden in Høje-Taastrup, west of Copenhagen.
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