Maersk Tower by C. F. Møller Architects an impressive achievement. The architectural concept is strong and consistent, but not overly so. The spatial layout is varied and with a delicate balance between drama and restrain. A truly Danish quality of architecture. And it features a unique bike fly-over! ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■
Opened recently, BIG has also entered the field of social housing in an upcoming area in north west part of Copenhagen. Dortheavej 2A is a social housing scheme with small and mid size rental apartments.
‘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.
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 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.