Drawing Intersections: Visions for Density in Architecture

In world of booming populations, what role do architects play in drafting innovative opportunities for density in our cities? How can architects make density desirable to all citizens? Furthermore, what “tricks of the trade” can architects use to add density in historic neighborhoods where new construction is impossible?

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To tackle these questions and more, the Van Alen Institute International Council and the Danish Architecture Centre present the panel discussion Drawing Intersections | Visions for Density in Architecture, an evening of conversation, presentation, questions, and ideas about how to create desirable and vibrant dense neighborhoods, in Europe and beyond.


  • David van der Leer, Executive Director, Van Alen Institute
  • Kent Martinussen, CEO, Danish Architecture Centre


This event is free and open to the public.

NB: The event is in English

Drawing Intersections | Visions for Density in Architecture is presented in collaboration with Copenhagen Architecture Festival and the Van Alen Institute.

The  Van Alen International Council is a platform for exchange among leading architects, designers, developers, and planners, representing practices across more than 26 cities and 15 countries. Council members also convene with local policymakers, developers, researchers, and designers, identifying topics with potential for deeper exploration with Van Alen's international audience. The Council is led by Kai-Uwe Bergmann, Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) and Kim Herforth Nielsen, 3XN.

Drawing Intersections: Visions for Density in Architecture
Dato 4. maj 2017
Tid 17:00-19:00
Vis på kort Sted Dansk Arkitektur Center
Pris Gratis
Arrangør Van Alen Institute International Council
Kontaktperson Kristina Neel Jakobsen

24. april 2017 / Af tda@dac.dk

Sidst opdateret d. 25. april 2017