Verner Panton (1926-1998) is considered one of Denmark’s most influential 20th century furniture and interior designers. He was trained as an architectural engineer in Odense and after that he studied architecture at the Royal Danish Academy of Art in Copenhagen, graduating in 1951. Verner Panton is famous for his inspirational and colourful personality – a unique person with a special sense for colour, shape, light function and space.
The Maersk McKinney Møller Institute in Odense. The institute is a part of the University of Southern Denmark and is a research centre that performs intensive research in the fields of robotics and software engineering.
The striking façade of the new building for Faculty of Engineering institutes at the University of Southern Denmark (SDU) in Odense is based on the idea of a glasshouse placed within a shroud made up of pre-fabricated fair-faced concrete elements.