Very few children in the West today are unfamiliar with Lego's plastic building blocks, designed in the 1950s

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Monday, 13 August 2018 06:21

Olafur Eliasson's floating fortress

For his first building, the artist Olafur Eliasson has created a brick office-cum-castle for Denmark’s Lego dynasty. Rising out of a former industrial dock, it is a dizzying, dreamlike masterpiece

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An enormous replica of Le Corbusier's Villa Savoye has been half-sunk off a Danish fjord as part of Vejle's Floating Art festival

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Thursday, 27 July 2017 06:00

What’s next for Danish design?

Things have got a bit too cosy in the state of Denmark. Now the country’s design establishment is facing up to some uncomfortable truths, writes Debika Ray

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In our latest issue, we look at how Barber & Osgerby’s consultancy arm is reinventing the design business model and meet Grafton Architects, the curators of the next Venice Architecture Biennale

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Thursday, 12 May 2016 11:59

MVRDV's Roskilde rock museum

The flashy exterior of Denmark's Ragnarock is offset by a light-touch renovation of its surroundings, writes Peter Smisek

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Thursday, 03 March 2016 00:00

Denmark in Shanghai

Denmark believes Shanghai is taking over from Hong Kong as Asia’s design hub and it is determined to play a part in that

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Monday, 22 February 2016 00:00

Copenhagen airport

Denmark’s biggest airport maintains its reputation for stylish, rational design with its new expansion by Schmidt Hammer Lassen, writes Andrew Ayers

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Saturday, 20 February 2016 00:00

Overgaard & Dyrman

The Danish duo’s Wire furniture collection skilfully harnesses metalwork to saddlery, writes Allan Torp

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Thursday, 21 January 2016 00:00

5 archi-cult hotels you should know

Planning your next holiday yet? Here is Icon’s selection of five great buildings where every architecture fanatic would surely want to rest their head, from an inn by Kengo Kuma to an art-lover’s paradise in Provençe

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Thursday, 08 October 2015 00:00

Learning from Japan

A show in Copenhagen examines why Danish architects and designers have drawn so much inspiration from a country on the other side of the globe, says Mille Collin Flaherty

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Designmuseum Danmark, Copenhagen
27 Junw – 6 September 2015

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Wednesday, 29 April 2015 17:01


Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebæk
25 June – 25 October 2015

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Wednesday, 29 April 2015 16:59

Snøhetta – World Architecture

Dansk Arkitektur Center, Copenhagen
19 June – 27 September 2015

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Wednesday, 18 March 2015 00:00

Dinesen showroom

Design studio OeO thinks beyond the floorboard with a series of novel applications for the Danish manufacturer's surplus timber

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Thursday, 12 March 2015 00:00

Bjarke Ingels's human zoo in Denmark

The founder of BIG is revamping and extending a zoo in which the humans will be confined and the animals roam free. Talking from New York, he explains the project

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Monday, 09 February 2015 11:59

Light Forest

At IMM Cologne this month, &Tradition and Dutch design studio Ontwerpduo showed off a lighting system inspired by climbing plants

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Here are the shortlisted projects for the category, sponsored by KI, that was last year won by Praça das Artes by Brasil Arquitetura

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Danish Architecture Centre, Copenhagen
Until 4 January 2015

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Tuesday, 28 October 2014 11:11

Kim Herforth Nielsen, 3XN

The Danish architect discusses his practice's people-centred architecture and his holistic approach to sustainability

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