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The Aquarium, Copenhagen, Denmark, Dorte Mandrup

The Aquarium

The Day Care Centre is located in a residential neighborhood which was parceled out in 1857-72. The territory is a green oasis in the densely built quarter of Copenhagen. The residential neighborhood of Italian inspiration is of high architectural quality. The neighborhood was built for rich inhabitants of the city […]

The Wadden Sea Centre, Ribe, Denmark, Dorte Mandrup

The Wadden Sea Centre

Even at first glance the Wadden Sea Centre gives the impression of a building that has emerged from the ground, drawing a soft, long and clear profile against the Wadden Sea’s infinite horizon. With a thatched roof and facades, the Wadden Sea Centre provides the area’s many visitors with a […]

Skanderborggade Day Care Centre, Copenhagen, Denmark, Dorte Mandrup

Skanderborggade Day Care Centre

Site The neighborhood of Skanderborggade/Krausesvej is characterized by a mix of buildings made up of dense urban blocks from the turn of the 19th century, interrupted by a scattering of villas, and by a large gap in the structure caused in part by urban renewal. The Skanderborggade/Krausevej block consists of […]

Herstedlund Community Centre, Copenhagen, Denmark, Dorte Mandrup

Herstedlund Community Centre

Architectural concept Community Centre Herstedlund provides the framework for joint activities for a new residential area, housing approximately 600 families. The site plan, designed by Juul & Frost, is based on the idea of “the forest and the glades”. We elaborated on this theme as we designed the building as […]

Jaegersborg Water Tower, Gentofte, Denmark, Dorte Mandrup

Jaegersborg Water Tower

Dorte Mandrup Arkitekter ApS won in 2004 the competition to convert Jægersborg Water Tower into a mixed-use building. On the upper floors, student housing units mark the perimeter of the existing structure. Each unit is expressed by a protruding crystal-like add-on that brings daylight into the apartment, and offers unobstructed […]

Munkegaard School, Copenhagen, Denmark, Dorte Mandrup

Munkegaard School

Dorte Mandrup Arkitekter was in February 2005 asked by the municipality of Gentofte to work on the restoration and extension of Arne Jacobsen’s Munkegårds School. The assignment covered the renovation and completion of new access and distribution structures in the existing building, a reprogramming of the school and a 1500m2 […]

Neighbourhood Centre, Copenhagen, Denmark, Dorte Mandrup

Neighbourhood Centre

The Neighbourhood Centre is located in one of Holmbladsgade neighbourhood’s former industrial buildings from 1880. Today the scheme houses a local library and a café on the ground floor, as well as office facilities on the upper floors. In addition to this, a new building is added with a common […]

Saint Nicolai Culture Centre, Kolding, Denmark, Dorte Mandrup

Saint Nicolai Culture Centre

Nicolai Cultural Centre is a conversion of 5 previous school buildings enclosing a common schoolyard. Each building represents a period in Danish school history, from the first school dating 1856 to the last built that opened in 1909. None of the buildings were no longer in use as school buildings, […]

Trekroner Residential Housing, Roskilde, Denmark, Dorte Mandrup

Trekroner Residential Housing

The Trekroner Residential Housing Project is part of a large new residential development outside the City of Roskilde immediately adjacent to Roskilde University. In contrast to the large open spaces of the Trekroner development, the two new buildings move individually to create intimate, wind protected, green spaces between them. Parking […]

The Seaplane Hangar H53, Copenhagen, Denmark, Dorte Mandrup

The Seaplane Hangar H53

The history of the building The H53 Seaplane Hangar is located at the former Holmen naval base, on the last landfill project, Magretheholmen, which was established in 1916 on an area between 1. Redan and Quinti Lynette. The hangar, which was built in 1921 from a design by architect Chr. […]

Sports and Culture Centre Holmbladsgade, Copenhagen, Denmark, Dorte Mandrup

Sports and Culture Centre Holmbladsgade

The schemes most pronounced feature is a large translucent membrane that stretches between the sports and culture centre arena, and the four characteristic end walls of the neighbouring public housing scheme. The building´s structure is composed of steel and timber covered with opalescent polycarbonate panels with a low U-value. This […]

Vanløse School, Copenhagen, Denmark, Dorte Mandrup

Vanløse School

The new building is placed between the existing school and sports hall as a 4 storey solitary building. The geometry of the building evolves from the environmental profile of the school and the urge to send out a signal of awareness of the energy-consumption and environmental impact of the building […]

Aurehøj Music Building, Copenhagen, Denmark, Dorte Mandrup

Aurehøj Music Building

The project is an extension of modern music facilities to Aurehøj Gymnasium. The street along the high school’s main building is characterized by the longitude of the main building and by an opening to the court yard. The new building is placed at the end gable of the existing building, […]

Valencia, Copenhagen, Denmark, Dorte Mandrup

Valencia

One of Copenhagen’s most significant, historic buildings, the former club “Valencia” built in 1861, has been restored and revitalized. After an extensive renovation Valencia resurrects as a prominent hub for The Association of Danish Law Firms. The original dance pavilion Valencia was built in 1861 and designed by H.S. Stilling […]

House of Music, Groningen, Netherlands, Coop Himmelb(l)au

House of Music

The “House of Music” in Aalborg, Denmark, was designed by the Viennese architectural studio Coop Himmelb(l)au as a combined school and concert hall: its open structure promotes the exchange between the audience and artists, and the students and teachers. “The idea behind the building can already be read from the […]

Maritime Youth House, Copenhagen, Denmark, BIG - Bjarke Ingels Group, JDS Architects

Maritime Youth House

Maritime Youth House is located on the island of Amager, in Copenhagen. In 2002, PLOT (BIG+JDS) was invited to design a new building for two user groups with different requirements: a sailing club that needed most of the site to moor their boats and a youth center that wanted outdoor […]

CopenHill, Copenhagen, Denmark, BIG - Bjarke Ingels Group

CopenHill

Located in an industrial area near Copenhagen city center, CopenHill, also known as Amager Bakke, is an exemplary model in the field of waste management and energy production, as well as an architectural landmark in the cityscape of Copenhagen. The building replaces the 50-year-old Amagerforbraending plant and is the single […]

Copenhagen Harbor Bath, Copenhagen, Denmark, BIG - Bjarke Ingels Group, JDS Architects

Copenhagen Harbor Bath

Copenhagen’s harbor has transformed from an industrial port and traffic junction to being the cultural and social heart of the city. The Copenhagen Harbor Bath has been instrumental in this evolution. It extends one of the city’s most popular parks over the water by incorporating the practical needs and demands […]

8 House, Copenhagen, Denmark, BIG - Bjarke Ingels Group

8 House

8 House is located in Ørestad South on the edge of a canal with a view of the open spaces of Kalvebrod Fælled in Copenhagen. The mixed-use building has three different types of residential housing and 10,000m2 of retail and offices, comprising Denmark’s largest private development at the time. Rather […]

VM Houses, Copenhagen, Denmark, BIG - Bjarke Ingels Group, JDS Architects

VM Houses

The VM Houses – shaped like a V and an M when seen from Google Earth – are the first residential buildings in Copenhagen’s Ørestaden neighborhood. Through a series of transformations, BIG opened the block up and turned it to ensure maximum views of the surrounding landscape and to eliminate […]

The Mountain, Copenhagen, Denmark, BIG - Bjarke Ingels Group, JDS Architects

The Mountain

The Mountain is located in Copenhagen’s Ørestad City neighborhood and offers the best of two worlds: a close proximity to the buzzing city life in the center of Copenhagen, and the tranquility of suburban life. The Mountain is the second generation of the BIG-designed VM Houses: same client, same size, […]

Superkilen, Copenhagen, Denmark, BIG - Bjarke Ingels Group, Topotek 1

Superkilen

Superkilen is a park conceived as a giant exhibition of urban best practices. The park wedges through the Nørrebro area just north of the Copenhagen city center, creating a contrasting yet unifying space in one of the most ethnically diverse neighborhoods in Denmark. The aim of the invited competition initiated […]

Danish National Maritime Museum, Helsingør, Denmark, BIG - Bjarke Ingels Group

Danish National Maritime Museum

The Danish Maritime Museum is located in a unique historic and spatial context: between one of Denmark’s most important and famous buildings, the Kronborg Castle, and a new, ambitious cultural center – the Culture Yard. BIG was invited for a competition to design a Maritime museum inside the neighboring decommissioned […]

Gammel Hellerup Gymnasium, Copenhagen, Denmark, BIG - Bjarke Ingels Group

Gammel Hellerup Gymnasium

The Gammel Hellerup School just north of Copenhagen is a well-preserved piece of architecture and a good example of building on a human scale. BIG was asked to design two new buildings, a new multi-purpose hall and a new arts building for the growing school. The challenge was to develop […]

Vitus Bering Innovation Park, Horsens, Denmark, C.F. Møller Architects

Vitus Bering Innovation Park

Teaching and entrepreneur start-up office facilities side by side – that’s the philosophy behind the distinctive extension to the existing 1970’s structure of the University College Vitus Bering Denmark in Horsens. The new Innovation building is designed to sit on a brick base, which is a direct continuation of the […]

The University of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark, C.F. Møller Architects

The University of Aarhus

The University of Aarhus, which dates from 1931, is a unique and coherent university campus with consistent architecture, homogenous use of yellow brickwork and adaptation to the landscape. The university has won renown and praise as an integrated complex which unites the best aspects of functionalism with solid Danish traditions […]

The Opera Pavilion, Copenhagen, Denmark, C.F. Møller Architects

The Opera Pavilion

With the Opera Pavilion, which can accommodate 200 waiting persons, opera guests and other visitors to Holmen will have a place of shelter by the water bus quay. In its form, the building takes its cue from the existing semicircle of the jetty. The pavilion thus has a circular shape, […]

The Technical Faculty - SDU, Odense, Denmark, C.F. Møller Architects

The Technical Faculty – SDU

The Technical Faculty is part of the University of Southern Denmark (SDU) in Odense, and constitutes a shared research and education environment for four different institutes. The building is designed as one big envelope consisting of 5 buildings connected by bridges at multiple levels crossing the heart of the complex, […]

Sølvgade School, Copenhagen, Denmark, C. F. Møller Architects

Sølvgade School

Denmark’s oldest school, the listed Sølvgades School built in 1847, close to King Christian IV’s famous historic naval barracks, Nyboder, in Copenhagen, has for many years been lacking space and modern facilities. C.F. Møller has carefully renovated the school and done an extension which in its form and colours is […]

Siloetten, Løgten, Denmark, C.F. Møller Architects, Christian Carlsen Arkitektfirma

Siloetten

Many towns in Denmark have centrally located industrial silos; most are no longer in use, but continue to visually dominate the local skyline. This is also the case in the town of Løgten north of Aarhus, where the former silo complex has been transformed into a ‘rural high-rise’, with 21 […]