• 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.
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  • 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.
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  • Our vision for the future of La Brea Tar Pits unveiled

    The Tar Pits have yielded millions of samples, including saber-toothed cats, dire wolf and mastodon skeletons, innumerable plants, small rodents, and insects – and new discoveries are made daily in the Tar Pits open-air excavations. These collections constitute an unparalleled resource for understanding environmental change in the past and today
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  • 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. 
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  • Interns walking in the footsteps of the grand masters of architecture

    This spring, Dorte Mandrup’s 14 interns packed their totes, 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.

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  • 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.
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  • Postcard from Ilulissat #1: 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.
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  • 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.
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  • Weekendavisen anmelder: "Det umuliges kunst"

    Martin Keiding om udstillingen Umistelige Landskaber, "Nydelse. Ny udstilling viser, at Dorte Mandrup har været fremsynet på kanten til det clairvoyante med sine huse."
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  • 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.
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  • CPH:DOX featuring Dorte Mandrup - world premiere of VR film "The Leap"

    Join us for the screening of this first of it's kind #VR-film– a striking portrait bringing an entirely new way of exploring the creative process behind architecture.
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  • Exhibition opening: Step into the world’s Irreplaceable Landscapes

    This spring we are transforming Danish Architecture Center’s biggest gallery into a dreamy, sensual, and tangible landscape. Curious of what to expect?
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  • ELLE DECOR's Architecture A-list

    LEGO renderings and people "changing the world one brick at a time"
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  • Dorte Mandrup receives The Kunstpreis Berlin - Jubiläumsstiftung 1848/1948, Architecture Section Award

    In historically stellar company, Dorte Mandrup receives the 2019 Kunstpreise Berlin, Architecture Section Award.
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  • Our creative process in virtual reality

    Put yourself in Dorte Mandrup's shoes - from understanding the site, over conception, to completion – a first of its kind, this new VR film on view at DAC this Spring, illustrates why we work, how we work.

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  • The first jury meeting of the 2019 Mies van der Rohe Award commences, with Dorte in-Chair

    Climate change, architecture as change agent and adaptive re-use were all central themes at the first meeting, where Chair Dorte Mandrup, Director Anna Ramos and Curator Ivan Blasi were joined by RIBA Journal to talk this year’s motivation, political disintegration and gender diversity.

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  • Inside Scandinavia's most sustainable office building

    Take a tour around Hubhult, IKEA's head office in Malmö, Sweden which won BREEAM Building of the Year 2017.

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  • Embarking on the Icefjord Centre journey with Realdania

    An early Christmas present for us - work to begin in 2019.

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  • Dorte Mandrup to Chair the EU Mies Award 19

    As the first Dane, Dorte Mandrup will be Chair of the prestigious 2019 European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award.
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  • Celebrating 100 years of Jørn Utzon

    Dorte speaks at the Utzon Center in Aalborg.

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  • Managing Director Frants Nielsen on bread and butter, growth and canaries

    A new analysis highlights Dorte Mandrup as one of the relatively young Danish companies, collectively accounting for 50% of the growth in the Danish private sector.

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  • a+u magazine ft. Dorte Mandrup

    The latest edition of a+u magazine is all about architecture in Norway and Denmark and designing with nature. Find an essay by Realdania, Dorte in conversation and an abundance of stunning projects.

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  • Dorte Mandrup receives Statens Kunstfond lifelong Honorary Grant

    Upholding a “clear and independent voice in Danish architecture", Thankful Dorte promises to maintain a “devout belief in the possibilities of contemporary architecture.”
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  • New Danish Architecture book series ft. The Wadden Sea Centre

    A new book series by Strandberg Publishing "Ny Dansk Arkitektur" introduces The Wadden Sea Centre, Ribe, in bind 1.

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  • Dorte Mandrup in Børsen

    "You have to put your own comfort at stake to say what you mean" - Dorte Mandrup.

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  • The Wadden Sea Centre in Ribe lighting up!

    Adding another award win to its repertoire - the Nordic Lighting Design Awards 2018.

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  • Erfarne arkitekter og konstruktører søges til voksende Dorte Mandrup team

    Tegnestuen i København oplever en vedvarende tilgang af spændende projekter og vi søger derfor kollegaer med mindst 5 års projekteringserfaring.
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  • Nominated for this year's Danish Wood Award

    The Wadden Sea Centre in Ribe in the running - knock on wood.

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  • Cohousing values going strong for a decade

    This weekend, Lange Eng in Albertslund celebrated ten years of community cohousing - Happy Birthday!

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  • In conversation with Süddeutsche Zeitung

    Dorte Mandrup talks about equality, being artistic and a “pretty big project in Brande.”

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  • Shortlisted in the 1st ever Dezeen Awards

    The Wadden Sea Centre makes the cut - find us in the ‘civic and cultural buildings’ category - fingers crossed for the win.

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  • Breaking Ground at The Mineral

    The initial stages underway for our new mixed-use Mineral Water Factory project at Carlsberg Byen.

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  • The Financial Times visits Lange Eng

    Only for those that can afford it? How Danish cohousing values of the 1960s have been appropriated by today's over-saturated market. Our hyggeligt cohousing community, Lange Eng, still stands strong and The Financial Times got a look-in.

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  • A quick flick through our big art book

    Hand luggage dimensions and travel-ready - available at the two official bookshops of the Venice Biennale and the Danish Association of Architects online store.

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  • Champagne brunch at Roskilde Festival

    Friday funday for the whole office! A sun-filled opportunity to meet and greet clients and spend some quality time with colleagues.

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  • Sound, light and colour from the Arctic

    If you've not had the chance to visit yet, watch a timelapse of our exhibit at the Venice Architectural Biennale 2018 online. (Open to visitors in Venice until November 2018).

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  • A “kindred spirit” to Finn Juhl himself, Dorte Mandrup receives this year’s Finn Juhl award

    Given in appreciation of Dorte Mandrup's "unmistakable idealism, which could have been terribly annoying were it not delivered with an equally unmistakable sense of humour". Thank goodness for a sense of humour!
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  • A refreshing cleanse for Carlsberg's old Mineral Water Factory

    Retaining its dance-hall charm from days past, the Mineral Water Factory at Carlsberg Byen gets a new lease of life.

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  • The Mandrup Mobile's 1st road trip - Folkemødet 2018

    A sunny four days in Bornholm, where Dorte spoke about the rules and regulations of social housing today and how these standards are outdated, in favor of spaces where people should be able to meet people - much like Folkemødet!

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  • Taking FREESPACE to an Arctic extreme

    For human beings, the freedom of infinite space is daunting. Environments like the Arctic offer the experience of being surrounded by endless space. Conditions here are tough. Extreme cold, wind, snow and ice are all normal features of daily life and if not prepared, existence is harsh...
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  • A Wadden Sea trilogy

    Returning from Groningen, Netherlands, where we presented our winning design for a new Wadden Sea centre, we are excited to share the news of another project situated on the UNESCO protected Wadden Sea!
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  • Work on the Icefjord Centre is underway

    Illulissat is “the best place in the world to see climate change” and soon visitors will be able to witness this firsthand.
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  • Dorte discloses her surprise and gratitude towards the Biennale

    Dorte Mandrup expresses our Biennale excitement.

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  • Invited to the Biennale Architettura 2018

    We are very happy to announce that we have been invited by this year’s curators, Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara of Grafton Architects, to exhibit at the 16th International Architecture Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia.
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  • Wood, steel, timber and glass in the Greenlandic landscape

    Realdania on the exciting reality of the Icefjord Centre to-be.
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  • The RIBA judges pay us a visit

    Our Wadden Sea Centre in Ribe under well-acclaimed scrutiny.
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  • Another UNESCO project coming up - this time in Wilhelmshaven

    As the winner of the competition for the Trilateral Wadden Sea Center in Germany is announced, we find ourselves with yet another World Heritage project on our hands.
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  • Sold out! Faster than ever before - Vidensfestival 2018

    Dorte Mandrup invited to share her knowledge speaking at this year's festival.

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  • Lighting buffs fortheloveoflight getting it right

    Well deserved success for the acclaimed lighting team behind our Wadden Sea Centre in Ribe.

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  • Sex and power - leaving no leaf unturned

    Dorte Mandrup on power and sexual harassment in the most recent LEAF review.

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  • Do beautiful architecture and knowledge go hand-in-hand?

    Museums are consistently on the RIBA hit list says Lonely Planet - the Wadden Sea Centre in Ribe included.

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  • What is the global impact of Nordic architects?

    "The position that there is a contradiction between aesthetics and sustainability is a thing of the past" - says Dorte Mandrup, divulging more in this new book...
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  • Powerful women in high places

    Dorte Mandrup leaps 243 places in Dezeen's Hot List 2017.

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  • ‘Architect’ isn’t gender specific, and doesn’t need to be

    Dorte talking sense in Dezeen's top 10 architecture and design quotes of 2017.

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  • Longlisted for precision-cut thatch

    The Wadden Sea Centre in Ribe is among "the worlds…most impressive architectural talent" says RIBA.

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  • Kind words from Arkitekten

    Our considered choice of materials for The Wadden Sea Centre in Ribe gaining gratitude in Arkitekten Vol. 119.

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  • CNN on our Salling Tower of Aarhus!

    Initially published by Phaidon and reiterated by CNN, the Salling Tower is evidently worth the visit.

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  • Art, Design and Architecture Award goes to Dorte Mandrup

    Honored for everything! Dorte Mandrup awarded for her "long line of remarkable and internationally award-winning works of great, artistic strength" says jury.
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  • The BESTSELLER cat is out of the bag

    Clothing company BESTSELLER unleashes plans for their vast new office space.
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  • An English-inspired Residence in Hørsholm

    With the air of an English countryside village, the new housing will accommodate the needs for privacy, social interaction and everything in-between.
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  • On show "Art of Many - The Right to Space"

    Our school design successes at the Venice Biennale, now in exhibition at The Utzon Centre in Aalborg.
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  • A future built on tradition - The Wadden Sea Centre opens its doors

    A completely re-conceptualized conversion and extension of the Wadden Sea Centre, Dorte Mandrup opens the gateway to the UNESCO World Heritage Site on February 2nd.
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  • IKEA Hubhult is good and green

    IKEA Hubhult is the most sustainable office building in Scandinavia.
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  • Double without the trouble - another UNESCO site on the books

    "It's a once-in-a-lifetime experience" to design not one but two UNESCO projects, says Dorte...
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  • An energy efficient Hubhult? IKEA's new office nominated by BREEAM

    IKEA Hubhult nominated for the worldwide BREEAM Award 2017.
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  • The National Bank loans a helping hand

    Dorte Mandrup is this year's recipient of The Danish National Bank's Anniversary Foundation Grant of 400,000dkk.
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  • The traditional nuclear family is no more

    Dorte discussing what dictates the way we build today at the OBOS Housing Conference 2016.

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