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Latest Press Releases
Snøhetta is moving to Copenhagen… >
Snøhetta is a mountain in Norway – and it is Scandinavia's most renowned architecture firm. Starting 18 June, Snøhetta will open an office at the Danish Architecture Centre with the exhibition 'World Architecture Snøhetta'. Most people are familiar with the Opera House in Oslo, but Snøhetta is worth getting to know for many other reasons. The exhibition is an opportunity to meet the talented people, see the crazy projects and experience the alternative thinking that have gained the Norwegian architecture firm worldwide fame and acclaim.
Mind the Earth: New exhibition will show the Earth as seen from Google Earth >
Can logging be beautiful? Seen from above, it creates the most delicate patterns, but the story behind it is scary - large parts of the rain forest are disappearing every day. The exhibition, Mind the Earth, at the Danish Architecture Centre will show the Earth’s transformation, using selected photos from Google Earth, providing insights into how diverse, resilient, but also vulnerable our planet is.
Rethink your city! >
The city surrounding us has the potential to be much more, and to be used in new ways. Rooftops can become urban gardens with vegetables, bees and chickens. The gloomy area under a bridge can be turned into an outdoor cinema. The exhibition, Reprogramming the City at the Danish Architecture Centre presents a number of projects from around the world, which rethink urban spaces creatively and inspire visitors to do the same.
Made in Japan >
A new exhibition at the Danish Architecture Centre shows housing created by the distinguished, Japanese architectural company Atelier Bow-Wow that has specialized in making use of the limited space in the metropolis of Tokyo.
Rationalist road to sustainability in need of some aesthetics >
Statistics, laws and good arguments are challenged by butterflies, poetry and dirt in the Danish pavilion in Venice. The Danish pavilion reintroduces the forgotten power of aesthetics as a challenge to the dominant rationalistic approach, not only to architecture but also to literature, art, nature and science.
What is nuclear scientist Niels Bohr doing at la Biennale di Venezia? >
What does butterflies, quantum mechanics, poetry and dirt have to do with architecture?In the Danish pavilion you are invited to sense, wonder, be curious and reflect when you meet the smell of dirt, read Niels Bohr’s letter to Einstein, hear the sound of poetry and burry your toes in pine needles. The pavilion reintroduces the forgotten power of aesthetics as the complementary to the rational. It argues that the two together form the foundation for our future decision making.
WILL IT SUSTAIN? Three international exhibitions on sustainability >
Can a window be sustainable, too sustainable and completely unsustainable all at the same time? Is a solar power-operated lawn mower sustainable, when it is designed to trim the artificial and intensively irrigated golf courses in desert states?
Stig L. Andersson in charge of the Danish pavilion at the Architecture Biennale in Venice >
Every second year architecture connoisseurs flock to Venice, when architects from all over the world present their challenging and inspiring concepts and projects at the famous Architecture Biennale. This year the internationally acclaimed landscape architect, Stig L. Andersson will create the exhibition for the Danish pavilion, when Venice opens the doors on the 14th International Architecture Biennale on 7 June 2014.
What will life in Denmark be like in 2050? >
A large ambitious project is bringing together ten municipalities, four ministries, three regions, and various foundations and private companies to promote innovation and design concrete scenarios for how we will live in our cities, towns and urban regions in 2050. The Danish Architecture Centre are developing and running the visionary project, DK2050.
Zaha Hadid – World Architecture >
The summer exhibition at The Danish Architecture Centre features the work of the internationally acclaimed architect Zaha Hadid in her first solo exhibition in Scandinavia.
Last updated Tuesday, September 30, 2014