Possible Greenland in Nuuk

Possible Greenland - the Danish/Greenlandic contribution to the 13th International Architecture Exhibition in Venice 2012 - was displayed in Nuuk. The exhibition, which received high praise in Venice, explored how architecture can contribute to the positive development of Greenland and the Greenlandic society.

Exhibition Period 5 February 2013 - 3 March 2013
 

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Greenland will be a new fulcrum of the world due to the current development of the Arctic region. This poses challenges and possibilities for the Greenlandic and global society.

Therefore the official Danish/Greenlandic contribution to the 13th International Architecture Exhibition - Possible Greenland - whished to raise questions and create concrete visions for the future development of Greenland and the Greenlandic society.

The exhibition was moved to Nuuk, where the Greenlanders finally could exlore the visions for a sustainable future.

Possible Greenland has had the ambition to explore how architecture can contribute to the positive development of Greenland and the Greenlandic society. 

Teams of Greenlandic and Danish architects and other parties headed by a curatorial team consisting of the internationally renowned Professor in geology at the University of Copenhagen, Minik Rosing and the young Danish architect firm NORD Architects Copenhagen have developed innovative and sustainable visions for economic, social and cultural development in Greenland.

Read more about Possible Greenland:

>> Possible Greenland Exhibition Site

Pictures from the exhibition in Nuuk

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Credits:
Curator: Minik Rosing, Professor in Geology, University of Copenhagen
Co-Curator: NORD Architects Copenhagen, Morten Rask Gregersen & Johannes Molander Pedersen


Participants:
tnt nuuk, ELKIÆR + EBBESKOV arkitekter, Hausenberg, Clement & Carlsen Arkitekter, Qarsoq Tegnestue, Tegnestuen Vandkunsten,Tegnestuen Nuuk, BIG - Bjarke Ingels Group, Julie Edel Hardenberg, Inuk Silis Høegh, Greenland Migrating": KITAA Arkitekter, David Garcia Studio, Henning Larsen Architects, Conditions Magazine, TERROIR, Boris Brorman Jensen, Arkitektskolen Aarhus, CEBRA Arkitekter, Transform Arkitekter, Arktisk Ingeniør v/ Sanaartornermik Ilinniarfik i Sisimiut and Danmarks Tekniske Universitet, DTU Management Engineering

Commisioner:
Kent Martinussen, CEO, Danish Architecture Centre 

The exhibition was supported by The Ministry of Culture, The Danish Art Foundation and Realdania and sponsored by Shell, Royal Arctic Line, Rambøll, Dreyers Fond, Dronning Margrethes og Prins Henriks Fond, Danmarks Nationalbanks Jubilæumsfond af 1968, Colorgruppen, Vink Plast and Neschen.

Last updated Tuesday, July 25, 2017