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Dokk1 or Dokken is a building, public library and culture center in Aarhus, Denmark. It is situated on Hack Kampmanns Plads in the city center by the waterfront next to the Custom House. Dokk1 is part of the much larger development project Urban Mediaspace Aarhus, jointly financed by Aarhus Municipality and Realdania for 2.1 billion DKK.[1] It is designed by schmidt hammer lassen architects and Kristine Jensen, with construction managed by NCC AB. Construction broke ground 8 June 2011 and the building was inaugurated four years later on 20 June 2015.[2][3][4]

The name of the building was determined by a public contest held in the autumn of 2012. The combination of letters and number can be pronounced as "dokken", "dok én" or "dok ét", meaning The Dock or Dock One in English. The term references the location on the former industrial harbor by the waterfront
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