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Artist Malene Bach works with painting in an expanded field. Her abstract, conceptual artwork is characterized by a highly geometric approach and ranges from the purely digital to in-situ work, including...  »Read more

Skywalk

University of Copenhagen

As a play on transparency, the bridge between the two sections of the Niels Bohr Building is covered with two identical colour compositions - one on the inside linoleum flooring, and one on the outside facade panels underneath, facing the street. With a regard for both the architecture and the materials, the pattern is composed to mimic the structure of the building and form a connection between the outside and the inside.

Powder coated facade panels and linoleum flooring
Length: 39m. Width: 4m. 

Photography: Jens Lindhe

“Malene Bach’s decoration of the skywalk [...] is brilliant. This is due, in particular, to her play with the principle of transparency”– Trine Ross, Politiken, Saturday July 22nd 2017

Article: Politiken, Saturday July 22nd, 2017, Trine Ross: Ugens sommerværk, Man sukker, men af glæde.
Trine Ross: UGENS SOMMERVÆRK: "Man sukker, men af glæde". Politiken, Kultur, Lørdag 22. juli 2017

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Niels Bohr Bygningen, New Science Centre, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Owner: Danish Building & Property Agency, Bygningsstyrelsen
A collaboration with Vilhelm Lauritzen Architects and Christensen & Co. Architects
2015 – 2020 (work in progress)  

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