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Dorte Mandrup Arkitekter Reveals Shimmering Opal Design for Copenhagen Harbour

06:00 - 24 June, 2016
Dorte Mandrup Arkitekter Reveals Shimmering Opal Design for Copenhagen Harbour, Courtesy of Dorte Mandrup Arkitekter
Courtesy of Dorte Mandrup Arkitekter

Dorte Mandrup Arkitekter won the competition to design an extension for the headquarters of the Danish Society of Engineers (IDA). ‘‘The Opal’’ will form part of the scenic Copenhagen Harbour, accommodating a conference hall and restaurant. Of all shortlisted designs, the IDA stated that The Opal best-reflected "[their] vision of engineering." 

The eye-catching design alludes to the gemstone it is named after, which reflects light to take on multiple colours. This reference is seen both in the structure and form of the new addition to the Copenhagen Harbour.

Peter's House / Studio David Thulstrup

05:00 - 19 June, 2016
Peter's House  / Studio David Thulstrup, © Peter Krasilnikoff
© Peter Krasilnikoff

© Peter Krasilnikoff © Peter Krasilnikoff © Peter Krasilnikoff © Peter Krasilnikoff +41

SH2-Sundbyoster Hall II / Dorte Mandrup Arkitekter

05:00 - 3 May, 2016
SH2-Sundbyoster Hall II  / Dorte Mandrup Arkitekter , © Adam Mørk
© Adam Mørk

© Adam Mørk © Adam Mørk © Adam Mørk © Adam Mørk +39

The Aller Media Building / PLH Arkitekter

05:00 - 28 April, 2016
The Aller Media Building   / PLH Arkitekter, © Kontraframe
© Kontraframe

© Kontraframe © Lars Kaae © Brahl Fotografi © Lars Kaae +19

Patient Hotel / 3XN

09:00 - 25 November, 2015
Patient Hotel / 3XN, © Adam Mørk
© Adam Mørk

© Adam Mørk © Adam Mørk © Adam Mørk © Adam Mørk +21

  • Architects

  • Location

    Juliane Maries Vej 18, 2100 København Ø, Denmark
  • Area

    8000.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2015
  • Photographs

DDS Søndermarken / Sophus Søbye Architects

02:00 - 11 September, 2015
DDS Søndermarken / Sophus Søbye Architects, © Jens Larsen
© Jens Larsen

© Rasmus Hjortshøj © Rasmus Hjortshøj © Jens Larsen © Jens Larsen +31

Cirkelbroen Bridge / Studio Olafur Eliasson

15:00 - 24 August, 2015
Cirkelbroen Bridge / Studio Olafur Eliasson, Olafur Eliasson, Cirkelbroen (The circle bridge), 2015. Christianshavns Kanal, Copenhagen. Photo: Anders Sune Berg. A gift from Nordea-fonden to the city of Copenhagen.
Olafur Eliasson, Cirkelbroen (The circle bridge), 2015. Christianshavns Kanal, Copenhagen. Photo: Anders Sune Berg. A gift from Nordea-fonden to the city of Copenhagen.

Olafur Eliasson, Cirkelbroen (The circle bridge), 2015. Christianshavns Kanal, Copenhagen. Photo: Anders Sune Berg. A gift from Nordea-fonden to the city of Copenhagen. Olafur Eliasson, Cirkelbroen (The circle bridge), 2015. Christianshavns Kanal, Copenhagen. Photo: Anders Sune Berg. A gift from Nordea-fonden to the city of Copenhagen. Olafur Eliasson, Cirkelbroen (The circle bridge), 2015. Christianshavns Kanal, Copenhagen. Photo: Anders Sune Berg. A gift from Nordea-fonden to the city of Copenhagen. Olafur Eliasson, Cirkelbroen (The circle bridge), 2015. Christianshavns Kanal, Copenhagen. Photo: Anders Sune Berg. A gift from Nordea-fonden to the city of Copenhagen. +13

Around Pavilion / Christiansen Andersen

03:00 - 17 July, 2015
Around Pavilion / Christiansen Andersen, © Hampus Berndtson
© Hampus Berndtson

© Hampus Berndtson © Hampus Berndtson © Hampus Berndtson © Hampus Berndtson +20

  • Architects

  • Location

    Gothersgade 11, 1123 København K, Denmark
  • Architect in Charge

    Mikkel Kjærgård Christiansen, Jesper Kort Andersen
  • Photographs

Butterfly Bridge / Dietmar Feichtinger Architectes

03:00 - 19 April, 2015
Butterfly Bridge / Dietmar Feichtinger Architectes, © Christian Lindgren
© Christian Lindgren

© Barbara Feichtinger-Felber © Christian Lindgren © Christian Lindgren © Barbara Feichtinger-Felber +26

Valencia / Dorte Mandrup Arkitekter

01:00 - 14 February, 2015
Valencia / Dorte Mandrup Arkitekter, © Torben Eskerod
© Torben Eskerod

© Torben Eskerod © Torben Eskerod © Torben Eskerod © Torben Eskerod +25

UN City / 3XN

00:00 - 4 July, 2013
UN City / 3XN, © Adam Mõrk
© Adam Mõrk

© Adam Mõrk © Adam Mõrk © Adam Mõrk © Adam Mõrk +19

  • Architects

  • Location

    UN City, Marmorvej 51, 2100 København, Denmark
  • Area

    20000.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2013
  • Photographs

Kobenhavn Student Center / Nicolas Maugery

07:00 - 1 June, 2012
Courtesy of Nicolas Maugery
Courtesy of Nicolas Maugery

Designed by architect Nicolas Maugery, the Kobenhavn Student Center attempts to explore the impact of the development of a student housing project outside a campus. Located in a suburb of Kobenhavn, Denmark, doing so would allow a new daily life with the recreation of small shops and a new public building that creates a sense of cohesion between the generations. More images and architect’s description after the break.