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Open House goes to Copenhagen, World Capital of Architecture for 2023

11-04-2022

Open House goes to Copenhagen, World Capital of Architecture for 2023

DAC, the Danish Architecture Center, in partnership with the City of Copenhagen and Bevica Fonden, have announced that in view of Copenhagen’s official designation as World Capital of Architecture for 2023, the city will be participating in the Open House event, offering an opportunity to discover little-known historical buildings in the Danish capital. Here is a sneak preview!

A Space Saga exhibition at the Danish Architecture Centre

23-02-2022

A Space Saga exhibition at the Danish Architecture Centre

An exhibition at DAC, the Danish Architecture Centre, looks at how we could not only survive but thrive in space. SAGA Space Architects conducted a test with their LUNARK project for almost 100 days in Greenland, an experiment they conducted in first person to see whether their model could effectively be used in actual practice. That model is now on view at DAC.

<strong>ISLANDS</strong><br />

14-12-2021

ISLANDS

Islands have always exerted a strong fascination, stimulating our fantasies and feeding since the dawn the narrative of the poetic and imaginary world of literature. They have inspired myths and legends that, without losing seductiveness over the decades, have continued to tickle the curiosity of entire generations. Atlantis and its civilization, mysteriously disappeared, is an example of this charismatic longevity that from Plato has continued to survive in science fiction stories and films, until the most recent video games, never fading its alluring and magnetic appeal.

Living Better Lives exhibition at the DAC in Copenhagen

24-11-2021

Living Better Lives exhibition at the DAC in Copenhagen

With the "Living Better Lives" exhibition at the DAC – Danish Architecture Centre in Copenhagen –, the Vandkunsten architecture studio shows us how we can live better and more sustainably in the future. There are many questions to shed light on, including can architecture create new communities in a changing world? And can we do it without giving up quality of life?

The finalists for the RIBA International Prize 2021

23-11-2021

The finalists for the RIBA International Prize 2021

It’s time for the prestigious biennial award presented by the Royal Institute of British Architects to built projects all over the world: the three finalists in the 2021 edition were announced on November 16. The projects competing for the RIBA International Prize 2021 are Friendship Hospital in Satkhira, Bangladesh, by Kashef Chowdhury/URBANA; James-Simon-Galerie in Berlin, Germany, by David Chipperfield Architects Berlin; and Lille Langebro cycling and pedestrian bridge in Copenhagen, Denmark, by WilkinsonEyre and Urban Agency.

<strong>RE-BIRTHS</strong><br />

19-10-2021

RE-BIRTHS

"There were already discussions about the landfill and I thought: very well, contemporary art makes people talk, let's add controversy to controversy"-Renzo Macelloni, Mayor of Peccioli

FRIEND, an inflatable sculpture by Simon Hjermind Jensen

30-07-2021

FRIEND, an inflatable sculpture by Simon Hjermind Jensen

Danish architect Simon Hjermind Jensen created "Friend", an inflatable sculpture 6 metres tall, for Bloom, a festival in Copenhagen encouraging reflection on nature, science and ourselves. The organic shapes of Hjiermind Jensen’s sculpture are inspired by observation of the trees.

EFFEKT Architects design a foyer for Amager Bio and ZeBU theatre in Copenhagen

15-07-2021

EFFEKT Architects design a foyer for Amager Bio and ZeBU theatre in Copenhagen

EFFEKT Architects designed a new foyer for two important cultural buildings in Copenhagen, Amager Bio and ZeBU theater. Both structures are historical, well-established venues for cultural events in the Amager district, and their foyers had to be expanded to meet today’s requirements for hosting world-class events.

Exhibition marking the 60th birthday of Arne Jacobsen’s SAS Royal Hotel

27-04-2021

Exhibition marking the 60th birthday of Arne Jacobsen’s SAS Royal Hotel

Opened in 1960, the SAS Royal Hotel is one of Arne Jacobsen’s most iconic buildings, and one of Denmark’s first skyscrapers. The Danish Architecture Centre marks the occasion with an exhibition entitled "SAS Royal Hotel-A Love Story”, taking a look at the well-known Danish architect and designer’s Gesamtkunstwerk.

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