Erik Møller Arkitekter to Modernize Alvar Aalto’s Kunsten

Kunsten Museum of Modern Art. Image Courtesy of Wikipedia

Erik Møller Arkitekter has been commissioned to modernize ’s white marble Kunsten Museum of Modern Art in . As reported by BDOnline, the £14 million renovation will restore parts of the listed museum, as well as transform the building’s basement into a new 600 square meter exhibition space.

ADEPT Wins High Profile Competition for the Danish Armed Forces

Exterior View. Image © / doug&wolf

Danish architecture firm ADEPT has won first place in a competition to add three new buildings to the Danish Armed Forces Complex in Aalborg, Denmark. In keeping with the Armed Forces’ Green Establishments initiative, a project that encourages the lowering of energy use and CO2 emissions, the new barracks will be a visible model of sustainability

House of Music / Coop Himmelb(l)au

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Architects: Coop Himmelb(l)au
Location: Musikkens Plads, 9000 ,
Design Principal/ Ceo: Wolf D. Prix
Project Partner: Michael Volk
Design Architect: Luzie Giencke
Project Architect: Marcelo Bernardi, Pete Rose
Area: 20257.0 sqm
Year: 2014
Photographs: Martin Schubert, Courtesy of Coop Himmelb(l)au, Rene Jeppesen, Aleksandra Pawloff

Livsrum / Polyform

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Architects: Polyform
Location: Steenstrupsvej 1, 9000 ,
Design Team: Jonas Sangberg, Thomas Kock, Henrik Thomas Faurskov, Frederik Friborg, Christoffer Lissau Lund, Jette Kristensen, Signe Hertzum og Mette Susanne Hansen
Area: 1000.0 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Ty Stange

Video: Aero Pavilion Update

The above video is an update to the Department for Architecture Design and Media Technology‘s Aero Pavilion which was completed just last year. An environmental condition of wind combined with the penetration of light through the structure is utilized as means for architectural articulation. Emphasizing the immediate understanding of the airflow, which defines the perceptive characteristics of internal space, the simplicity of the form consists of planar plywood plates in digital parametric models for simple and fast production and assembly.

 

Acoustic Environments / AREA and Electrotexture Lab

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The Acoustic Pavilion Project, developed by AREA and Electrotexture Lab, is created from evolutionary algorithms that search the optimum form and reflective environment for electronic music within the context of ’s harbor front. More images and brief project description after the break.

Aero Pavilion / Department for Architecture Design and Media Technology

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Architects: Department for Architecture Design and Media Technology
Location: ,
Student team: Jonas Nielsen, David Thomsen, Mads Skak, Henrik Jacobsen, Phillip Klausen, Laura Bogstad
Project year: 2011
Photographs: Courtesy of Department for Architecture Design and Media Technology

UCN IMAGO / GPP Architects

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GPP Architects were recently awarded 1st prize for their entry in the competition for the University College Nordjvlland‘s (UCN) new educational center and have kindly shared their work with us here at ArchDaily. Follow after the jump for a project description by GPP Architects , additional images and a video.

House of Music / Coop Himmelb(l)au

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Coop Himmelb(l)au’s House of Music in , Denmark is a  shared hybrid space that becomes a center of inspiration, “both of the shared-synergetic behavior and of the form and expression of the architecture..” Cultural and educational functions are interspersed between shared public and performance spaces, creating a network of interaction among the public, artists, students and educators.  Situated in a dynamic urban grid, the House of Music becomes a full extension of the  city, linking the character of the city with the new opportunities the Music Hall provides.