Designed by JHK Architecten + Inbo the construction of the first phase of the new science campus of the University of Leiden officially started last Thursday, February 28th. The Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences at Leiden will at completion of the building project present itself in one building, promoting the cooperation between the different institutions housed within. Leiden University will have a modern, open and communicative building in which the various research institutes of the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences will be interconnected better than ever. More images and architects' description after the break. The new facilities will bring Leiden up to par with the leading research institutes around the world. The design reflects this in the central axis housing all the specific and shared facilities, as well as functioning as an inspiring and expressive environment where different users come together. The generic layout of the attached research wings offers maximum flexibility of use for the institutes.
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