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Posts tagged 'Denmark'

Snøhetta designs Impressionism-inspired extension to Danish art museum

The underground extension and sculptural landscaping at the Ordrupgaard museum aim to holistically enhance the entire complex Words by Harriet Thorpe Ordrupgaard, an art museum

Architecture

3XN and SLA complete wave-inspired climate centre in Denmark

The Klimatorium – a hub for storm surge, water and climate research – has wooden seating integrated into its facade and a climate-responsive landscape Words

Architecture

Virtual exhibition showcases experimental Danish design

The Mindcraft Project’s new interactive show features the work of ten inventive designers and studios from Denmark The Mindcraft Project, a platform for explorative and

Design

Learning in the landscape: House of Grain by Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter

In northern Denmark, a new educational building blends vernacular architecture with contemporary design to help explore agricultural heritage Words by Harriet Thorpe In the north

Buildings

CEBRA adds a new neighbourhood to Aarhus in Denmark

Comprising a new cobbled street and 146 homes, the project aims to respect surrounding architecture and create a community-focused ‘shared space’ Danish practice CEBRA architecture

Cities

3XN designs healing-focused extension to Denmark’s largest hospital

The new North Wing at Rigshospitalet in Copenhagen was designed with patient wellbeing in mind Words by Francesca Perry The new 54,000 sq m extension

Buildings

Lego: The building block toys that every child knows

Lego bricks. Photo by Benjamin D. Esham via Flickr  Very few children in the West today will be unfamiliar with Lego’s plastic building blocks, designed

Features

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

Features

Artist sinks Le Corbusier’s Villa Savoye in Danish fjord

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, writes Rita Lobo

News

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

Features

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

High-rise greenhouses open in Paris suburbs

Giant pink paddling pool opens in central Melbourne

Ettore Sottsass apartment interior recreated in Milan

Learning centre opens at King’s Cross nature reserve

Rock-like Chapel of Sound designed in Chinese valley

Printmaking Workshop designed for TU Dublin

LEGO launches wooden homeware collection

Virgil Abloh: ‘I’m here to be an inspiration’

ICON 206: Winter 2021


Architects

RIBA goes digital-only with new wave of architect lectures

Architect David Chipperfield is known for his minimal designs

Tatiana Bilbao is one of Mexico’s most creative designers

The high-tech, inside-out design of Richard Rogers

Robert Venturi: a postmodernist pioneer

A look at the life of designer-inventor Richard Buckminster Fuller

Norman Foster is one of the early pioneers of high tech architecture

Bangladeshi architect Marina Tabassum is sensitive to tradition and culture

America’s architect: Frank Lloyd Wright


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Design London makes LDF debut this September

High-rise greenhouses open in Paris suburbs

Giant pink paddling pool opens in central Melbourne

Ettore Sottsass apartment interior recreated in Milan

Learning centre opens at King’s Cross nature reserve

Rock-like Chapel of Sound designed in Chinese valley

Printmaking Workshop designed for TU Dublin

LEGO launches wooden homeware collection

Virgil Abloh: ‘I’m here to be an inspiration’

ICON 206: Winter 2021


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