Dorte Mandrup Icefjord centre

Postcard from Ilulissat #2: The Icefjord Centre takes shape

When the summer sun was still shining on the Sermermiut Valley, we gathered for kaffemik and ground-breaking. Almost four months have passed, and while temperatures have dropped, steel frames have risen from the rocks.
Dorte Mandrup Aedes

Dorte Mandrup awarded Architect of the Year

Our founder and Creative Director receives the second prize in German this year - this time awarded by AW Architektur & Wohnen.
We're an architecture studio with a firm grasp on reality and a knack for dreaming out loud.
Dorte Mandrup Aedes Wadden Sea Triology

Berlin exhibit HUMAN:NATURE opens at Aedes Architecture Forum

The exhibition presents the Wadden Sea Trilogy and an opportunity to watch the VR film 'The Leap', taking you to the extraordinary west coast of Greenland. 
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.
We insist on clients that share our ambition and courage - in the end, the extraordinary requires nerve.
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.
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.
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