MAX IV in final of MIPIM Awards
Since 1991, the international real estate fair MIPIM has presented the MIPIM Awards to innovative real estate projects around the world. On January 20, it was announced that the MAX IV synchrotron light facility, as one of four projects, has made it to the final round in the "Best Futura Project" category.
In total, 28 projects in 7 categories have been selected by a jury of international real estate agents. The winners will then be chosen by visitors and the international jury and announced during the annual MIPIM real estate fair in Cannes on March 11-14.
In 2010, FOJAB arkitekter was chosen to design and plan MAX IV for Lund University with Fastighets AB ML4 as the developer. Snøhetta arkitekter was chosen as landscape architect. The project has strived for a symbiotic relationship between landscape, external building form and internal form.
The large experimental hall's roof lantern with its brushed aluminum surface, the office building's white metal cassettes and horizontal window shades, the white concrete facades of the other buildings and the rolling landscape will make the MAX IV laboratory a distinctive landmark at Lund's northern entrance.
MAX IV will become operational in mid-2015.