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.
Arne Jacobsen’s house for his own family finished in 1929. Arne Jacobsen is the one person who more than anyone else incarnates Danish, modern architecture.