Aarhus: The Latest Architecture and News
Aarhus School of Architecture is moving into Denmark’s first new-built architecture school. We celebrate the move in October by hosting an architecture festival for the entire industry and other architecture enthusiasts.
A lot of people view it as a tradition to visit the graduation show at the Aarhus School of Architecture and experience the many beautiful and inspiring projects made by the new architects.
In 1941, at the height of World War II in Western Europe, the city of Aarhus, Denmark achieved an unusual architectural feat. It finished construction on a brand new city hall that was to be a beacon of democratic governance while the city lay under direct Nazi occupation. Designed four years earlier by the heralded duo of Arne Jacobsen and Erik Møller, the Rådhus survived the war and became an internationally recognized classic of Danish modernism.
RISING Exchange Conference is bringing the architecture industry and its stakeholders together to highlight the potential of architecture to help solve future societal challenges.
Through keynotes and workshops within the topics of urbanization, inclusion and designing for life and future skills, the conference aims to inspire the participants by actively involving them in the development of solutions for some of society's most pressing challenges.
A competition for a new social housing complex in Aarhus, Denmark, has been won by WE Architecture, in collaboration with local practice JWH Arkitekter and commissioned by Ringgaarden, a Danish housing organization.
Titled “Saltholmsgade”, the winning proposal is a reinterpretation of Aarhus’ historical housing typologies along Hjortensgade, creating modern and green communal spaces. The complex consists of 38 individual apartments, offering tenants views of the city through the inclusion of rooftop gardens.
Aarhus Architecture Festival invites to the Aarhus 2017 European Capital of Culture conference ARCHITECTURE AS CHARACTER that rethinks architecture and the role of the architect as a cultural character. How does architecture express cultural and societal values? How does architecture create cultural identity locally, regionally, nationally and globally? The conference presents a series of interdisciplinary and international meetings, lectures and talks in Aarhus in-between practitioners, curators, artists, researchers and decision-makers.