PLH was contracted to MT Højgaard as architect for the architectural realisation of 17 new underground stations on the new Metro City Circle Line M3, Cityringen - designed by COWI/Arup/Systra, JV. Over a period of two years, 25-30 PLH-architects worked on the project in a project office. The scope of the project comprised the development of a project for construction - in collaboration with the subcontractor of MT Højgaard.
Largest construction project in Copenhagen
The circle line is a 15.5 kilometre long subterranean metro, which connects Copenhagen Central Station, Copenhagen city-centre, Østerbro, Nørrebro, Vesterbro and Frederiksberg. The Circle Line features 17 underground stations, sitting at a maximum depth of 35 meters. The new metro was inaugurated in September 2019. The overall construction cost of the project is estimated at 21.3 billion DKK; it is the largest construction project in Denmark’s capital since King Christian the 4th constructed Christianshavn in the 17th century.
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