Henning Larsen Architects Wins Calabar Conference Centre Design Contest

17 January 2011 (Last Updated January 17th, 2011 18:30)

Danish design practice Henning Larsen Architects has won the international architectural competition for the new Calabar International Conference Centre in Nigeria. The Calabar International Conference Centre features four adjoining, sculptural volumes with the site location creating

Danish design practice Henning Larsen Architects has won the international architectural competition for the new Calabar International Conference Centre in Nigeria.

The Calabar International Conference Centre features four adjoining, sculptural volumes with the site location creating a natural amphitheatre.

The building is designed to be multifunctional and will offer a setting for concerts, film festivals and exhibitions.

Henning Larsen Architects architect and associate partner Ulrik Raysse said, "We visited the city of Calabar between Christmas and New Year and are really looking forward to establishing a close collaboration with local partners."