2020 Best Architecture: an Arctic whale watching facility, a pitched-roof garden house in Beverly Hills and a sustainable micro-library in Indonesia are among our favourite architectures of the year.
THE WHALE museum and whale-watching facility by Dorte Mandrup Architects grows from the ground dissolving the lines between architecture and Norway’s Arctic wilderness while inviting to discover the fabled creatures through art, science and architecture.
Nordic architects are showing the way to build a sustainable future. BIG completes the cleanest waste-to-energy plant topped with a ski slope, Snøhetta has inaugurated the the world’s northernmost energy-positive building. Dorte Mandrup’s Icefjord Centre breaks ground to offer breathtaking views of a melting UNESCO World Heritage Site, new sustainable cultural venues thrive in Helsinki and a sinking arctic Swedish city is being relocated…
How does the landscapes shape the architecture? The Irreplaceable Landscapes exhibition at Copenhagen DAC Museum narrates four of Dorte Mandrup’s most audacious projects dealing with natural environments threatened by Climate Change.
Yvonne Farrell and Shelly McNamara, Odile Decq, Alison Brooks, Elisabeth Diller and more. At Venice Biennale 2018 female architects do not stay silent. We collected 8 women-empowering messages fighting gender inequality.
Dorte Mandrup’s partially submerged Icefjord Centre in Greenland offers a breathtaking view on one of the most active glaciers on the planet. The project is on show at Venice Biennale with an exhibition which recreates the sounds and the colours of Arctic wilderness.
Venice Biennale 2018 celebrates power of public and free architecture. Flickr tour our dedicated Pinterest board.
Curators of Venice Biennale 2018 say to Archipanic that architects can contribute to improve our lives through the design of public and free spaces… “Because architecture is a gift and this planet is our client”.
From Nigeria to Peru, from Thailand to Denmark, China and Brazil; six school projects at Venice Biennale show how architecture can battle contemporary challenges by providing a safe and creative environment for children.
Dorte Mandrup Arkitekter develops kids’ ideas and wishes to design a volumetric and silvery-wrapped children centre in Copenhagen.