‘Dronningegården’ is a great example of Danish functionalist architecture. A residential development that replaced slums in mid century Copenhagen.
In 1829 C. F. Hansen finished Church of Our Lady, cathedral of Copenhagen in neoclassical architecture. Sculptor Thorvaldsen created Christ & his disciples.
The new Tirpitz Bunker Museum by BIG has recently opened. I went out of Copenhagen to see the new member of the BIG family. □□□□
Dorte Mandrup recently finished a visitor centre of the Wadden Sea and shows a profound sensitivity to the unique landscape, materials and light.
Urban Rigger by BIG architects is six reused shipping containers refurbish to provide affordable and sustainable housing for students.
Arken Museum of Modern Art Arken (Danish for ‘the Ark’) is arguably the only Danish example of socalled deconstructivist architecture. Surprisingly a young student of architecture, Søren Robert Lund, won the competition of this new museum southwest of Copenhagen in 1988.
Arne Jacobsens house for his own family finished in 1929. Arne Jacobsen is the one person who more than anyone else incarnates Danish, modern architecture.
The Harbour Bath examplifies what I consider the most successful urban development in Copenhagen ever. Kalvebod Brygge (opposite side) and Islands Brygge was one of the most industrialized areas in Copenhagen. Now it has turned into one of the most attractive public spaces in town. A truly radical turnaround! Equally the old, worn out working class […]
After 3½ years of delay this bridge was completed in 2016. But then it was a great success straight away counting as many as 15.000 bicyclists a day!
Tietgen Student Housing was developed by Lundgaard & Tranberg Arkitekter as an example of student housing of the future, focusing on community.