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BIG proposes cage-free “Zootopia” redesign for iconic Danish zoo

Posted: Tuesday, August 05, 2014
BIG brings out a rather "wild" concept in Zootopia, a commission they received from the iconic Givskud Zoo in Denmark. The proposal includes a spacious cage-free zoo landscape for the animals to roam in, which is divided into three zones titled "Asia", "Africa", and "America". Human visitors…

junya ishigami + associates and Svendborg Architects win House of Peace competition in Copenhagen

Posted: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Despite the constant chaos happening throughout the world, the values of peace and coexistence will stand strong. Based on this notion, the HOPE Foundation in Denmark recently concluded their House of Peace competition, which sought the best concept for a new peace landmark to be built on…

The top winning student entries of the Troldtekt Award 2014

Posted: Friday, July 11, 2014
Simplicity can go a long way in design, as seen in the 2014 edition of the biennial Troldtekt Award. The international concept competition challenged architecture and design students to find innovative applications of the Troldtekt wood+concrete acoustic panels made by the Danish company. The jury evaluated 115…

Appearances DO matter in the 2014 Danish Pavilion for the Venice Biennale

Posted: Wednesday, June 04, 2014
Looks aren't everything in architecture, but they sure count! According to the Danish pavilion exhibition for the 2014 Venice Biennale, the power of aesthetics and simply using one's senses can lead to finding new approaches to design. Titled Empowerment of Aesthetics, the Danish exhibition examines how paying…

“Hortus Conclusus Andersen” - 1st-prize for H C Andersen House of Fairytales, Denmark

Posted: Monday, April 21, 2014
The fairytale wouldn't be complete without the "Hortus Conclusus Andersen" from the Hans Christian Andersen Museum's House of Fairytales competition. Designed by Transborder Studio of Oslo, the proposal was the lucky first-prize winner of the international ideas competition that drew in nearly 500 entrants. The…

Norell/Rodhe’s 2nd-prize entry for the Hans Christian Andersen House of Fairytales in Denmark

Posted: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
It's story time! Norell/Rodhe's "One Garden, Seven Characters" proposal for a new Hans Christian Andersen "House of Fairytales" in Odense, Denmark exudes an air of whimsical charm like the fairy tales of the iconic Danish author and poet. Out of 475 entries from 57 countries…

Henning Larsen Architects to revive the Moesgaard Museum in Aarhus, Denmark

Posted: Wednesday, March 19, 2014
New beginnings are in sight for the Moesgaard Museum in Aarhus. Designed by Henning Larsen Architects in collaboration with Kirstine Jensens Tegnestue, the museum's new environment will showcase a permanent collection and world-class exhibitions in unique formats. The museum will also host various cultural public…

E+E and LETH & GORI to design Langvang Multifunctional Sports Centre in Randers, Denmark

Posted: Tuesday, March 11, 2014
A team led by Elkiær + Ebbeskov (E+E) and Leth & Gori won the competition to design the new Langvang Multifunctional Sports Centre in Randers, Denmark. The winners went up against notable teams led by Dorte Mandrup Arkitekter, CEBRA, COBE and Kontur in the…

KATOxVictoria’s “Sprouting City Blocks” - Runner-up for Europan Denmark, Copenhagen

Posted: Tuesday, January 07, 2014
Our Europan 12 featured entry for today is "Sprouting City Blocks" by KATOxVictoria, a Copenhagen-based design office founded in 2011 by architects Hiroshi Kato and Victoria Diemer Bennetzen. The young Japanese-Danish firm's entry — which was designed for the Vesterbro district in the competition's Copenhagen…

BIG’s Blåvand Bunker Museum to be built in historic dune landscape in Varde, Denmark

Posted: Monday, November 18, 2013
BIG's latest museum design, the Blåvand Bunker Museum, will be built in the historic dune landscape of Varde in Denmark after the museum received the necessary funding from the A.P. Møller and Chastine Mc-Kinney Møller Foundation. The museum will transform a former German WWII bunker into…

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