Lone Wiggers (Denmark)
C.F. Møller’s Museum Architecture
10 October 2016 at 7 pm
Lecture Hall of the General Staff Building, the State Hermitage Museum
6/8 Dvortsovaya ploschad, St PetersburgLone Wiggers will be talking about extension, redevelopment, redesign and restructure of museums by C.F. Møller architectural firm, including the Sammy Ofer Wing of the National Maritime Museum in London, Darwin Centre – extension of the Natural History Museum in London, four projects of extension of the Fisheries and Maritime Museum in Esbjerg, master plan for restoration and revitalization of the KUNSTEN (former Museum of Modern Art) in Aalberg and others.
C.F. Møller is one of Scandinavia’s leading architectural firms with 90 years of award winning work in the Nordics and worldwide. Today C.F. Møller has 350 employees. Head office is in Aarhus, Denmark and there are branches in Copenhagen, Aalborg, Oslo, Stockholm and London. C.F. Møller has received much acclaim for international projects of reference like the National Gallery in Copenhagen, the Darwin Centre at the Museum of Natural History in London, the Akershus University Hospital in Oslo, the 2012 Olympics’ Athletes Village in London and many others. In 2015, C.F. Møller was named one of the Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Architecture. Sustainable, innovative and socially responsible design solutions are the core criteria for the firm.
Lone Wiggers is an architect and has been with C.F. Møller Architects for more than 25 years, and as a partner since 1997. She has taken part in a large number of award winning projects with a broadness ranging from housing, educational and social institutions, museums to planning and design. Lone Wiggers is responsible for strategic issues, sustainability, CSR (corporate social responsibility)-relations, and planning and building consultancy. Furthermore, Lone Wiggers has participated in various professional associations as speaker and chairman of among others the Cultural Canon architectural board, Danish Arts Foundation, Board of the Danish Association of Architectural Firms, and Confederation of Danish Industry’s Special Committee for Building.
The lecture is supported by the Danish Cultural Institute in St Petersburg.
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