Designed to take in 750 children in the heart of Copenhagen, the school is envisioned as a city in itself, with its own neighborhoods, squares, parks, houses, and public buildings. Involving a combination of types and solutions, diverse and fun, the
With an area of 20,000 square meters, Karen Blixen Plads is one of Copenhagen’s largest squares. Located within a strategic enclave between the city university’s South Campus and the Royal Danish Library, the new public space arose from adopting a co
Located on Paper Island in Copenhagen, the Water Culture House consists of a series of pyramid-shaped volumes that follow the guidelines of the master plan designed by the Danish studio COBE.
The circular shape of the Panda House solves the problems arising from the complex conditions of the site, at the intersection of walkways between Copenhagen Zoo’s elephant, monkey, and Nordic fauna sections. At the same time, the circularity present
Bjarke Ingels, of the Danish firm BIG, and Simon Frommenwiler, founder of the Basel studio HHF, created this installation that was set up for three days in the garden of the Swiss Embassy in Copenhagen. The volume is made up of geometric blocks in pi
The transformation of an old grain silo into a building that mixes residential and public uses was part of an overall plan to redevelop the Danish capital’s Nordhavn industrial port.
The enlargement of the Red Cross’s Danish headquarters pursues two main objectives: to create a place for volunteers to meet and work in, and to give the city a new public space.
The building presents a series of spaces of different sizes and functions that together bring up the idea of a village community formed by combinations of small dwellings.
This urban intervention is the result of an in-depth dialogue with the local community, thanks to which over a decade of failed polemics and proposals has come to an end.
The Amager Resource Center (ARC) is located in a port and industrial area of Copenhagen which has undergone several reconversion plans over the past years. The port area has turned into an extreme sport destination for thrill seekers. Different sport
The pavilion is placed within the park’s paths following the orthogonal geometry of the gardens, replacing the rhythm of the tree trunks with that of the pillars and the discontinuous shade of the foliage with that of the timber deck... [+]
Amid ecological pomp the Queen of Denmark, Margrethe II, inaugurated Copenhagen Zoo’s brand new Panda House, a pavilion carried out by Bjarke Ingels at a cost of 24 million euros. Beyond evoking yin and yang, the unique circular indoor-outdoor enclos
It was designed by Bjarke Ingels, the renowned Danish architect, and cost $24 million to build. It was inaugurated by Queen Margrethe II, Denmark’s reigning monarch. And it now accommodates a celebrity couple with peculiar eating habits and an almost
Bjarke Ingels is ecstatic. His son, Darwin, is now one week old, and both baby and mother, the Spanish architect Ruth Otero, are the main characters in the photographic archive of his cell phone, which shows the boundless happiness of his recent fath
Two strategies frequented by Rem Koolhaas from the start are hybridization and stacking, the concepts behind his Blox. Hybridization because it contains apartments, shops, offices, restoration workshops, and a museum, besides the new Danish Architect
The illusory somewhat agricultural character of the Bagsværd Church, designed soon after Jørn Utzon’s return to Denmark from Australia, seems to confirm that in a secular age spiritual structures may be more effectively evoked through the evocation o
On 22 June, a few weeks after receiving the Mies van der Rohe Award for the Harpa Concert Hall, completed in Reykjavik, Finland, in 2011, Henning Larsen passed away in Copenhagen. A graduate of the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, trained under a
Organized by the Danish company Velux and under the title of ‘New Eyes on Existing Buildings’, the fifth biennial Congress on Natural Lighting was held on the 15th and 16th of May at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen. If previous ed
En Nørrebro, uno de los barrios con mayor densidad étnica de Copenhague (en él conviven hasta sesenta nacionalidades), el equipo formado por BIG, Topotek1 y el colectivo de artistas Superflex acaba de terminar una dotación llamada a ser un vehículo d
El estudio danés Lundgaard y Tranberg ha completado el Teatro Real en el puerto de Copenhague: un volumen de fuerte entidad geométrica volcado al mar gracias a la pasarela de madera que permite a los paseantes caminar por encima del agua y al gran ve
A las afueras de la capital danesa, en un entorno sin referentes salpicado por anónimos edificios de viviendas y oficinas, se eleva el nuevo Auditorio de Copenhague, un misterioso cubo de 43 metros de lado, envuelto en una llamativa piel translúcida
El muelle de Langelinie, conocido por albergar la diminuta Sirenita de Copenhague, se reconvierte. A los pies de las dos torres unidas por un puente encargadas a Steven Holl se construirá la nueva sede de la entidad financiera FIH. En el concurso por