Dorte Mandrup Icefjord Centre

The Icefjord Centre takes off

The construction of the Icefjord Centre in Greenland has begun. In two years’ time the new gathering point will convey the unique history and culture of the area to tourists and locals alike.
Jury chairwoman, Dorte Mandrup, granted the EU Mies Award to Lacanton & Vassal in Barcelona on May 7, 2019. Photo: Anna Mas

Architecture as change agent: Reflections on chairing the Mies Award jury

Chairing the powerful award has left Dorte Mandrup confident about the future of architecture.
Dorte Mandrup La Brea Tar Pits Irreplaceable places UNESCO Danish architecture

Evoking stories of Ice Age creatures in the middle of Los Angeles

Amongst some of our most internationally renowned colleagues, we are in competition for the reimagining of La Brea Tar Pits in Los Angeles - the only consistently active and urban Ice Age excavation site in the world.
We're an architecture studio with a firm grasp on reality and a knack for dreaming out loud.
Dorte Mandrup Interns

Interns walking in the footsteps of the grand masters of architecture

This spring, Dorte Mandrup’s 14 interns packed their bags, sharpened their pencils and embarked on a journey through Europe to walk in the footsteps of the Grand Masters of Architecture. Because desk research alone does not make a good architect.
Dorte Mandrup, Karlskrona, culture house, library, UNESCO architecture

Adding another UNESCO site to our portfolio

We won the competition for a new culture house and library in the heart of Swedish baroque city Karlskrona - our fifth UNESCO-related project.
We insist on clients that share our ambition and courage - in the end, the extraordinary requires nerve.
Svanemølleværket, Dorte Mandrup, Transformation

Transforming iconic power plant into a new Museum of Science & Technology

Together with Casson Mann we are developing the vision for the new Danish Museum of Science & Technology at the iconic power plant, Svanemølleværket.
"Dorte Mandrup’s architecture is conceived with an unmistakable attitude - an idealism probably quite annoying was it not delivered with an equally unmistakable sense of humour." Finn Juhl Award 2018