• "We need to be more radical now"

    Dorte Mandrup discuss gender equality in the architecture industry and the creative process behind some of the studios most recent designs on My Modern Met Top Artist Podcast.

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  • Dorte Mandrup: "Do not settle for a singular solution to sustainable architecture"

    "Architects of tomorrow, advance your toolbox, deepen your knowledge and equip yourself with evidence. Do not settle for a singular solution to sustainable architecture but insist on making solutions based on context-specific choices.

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  • Sustainability demands contextual understanding, evidence and artistic sensitivity

    The strive for sustainability requires that we develop our practice as architects. We must substantiate our knowledge about conditions, climate and materials. We need to be curious when it comes to both questioning existing methods and exploring new opportunities in an ever changing and increasingly complex world.

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  • Pragmatism before romanticism in the transformation of the Mineral Water Factory

    By reimagining the old mineral water factory and transforming the listed building into a mixed-use property, we contribute to the unique development of the historic Carlsberg City District in Copenhagen.
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  • 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.
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  • Let's experiment: An architect’s take on MIPIM’s “Engaging the future” theme

    Assuming a lot of people will be spending their time in Cannes discussing risk management and how to grow the bottom line, Dorte Mandrup wants to bring a different view to the table.
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  • IKEA's new home - building the brand

    IKEA's head office in Malmö is celebrating its 3rd birthday this year, so we look back and reflect on our architectural translation of the iconic brand.
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  • Dorte Mandrup on the infinite scale of the arctic landscape

    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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  • Substandard social housing norms

    Dorte speaks out about the unambitious social housing in Denmark which ironically, isn't very social at all.

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  • Is Dorte Mandrup UNESCO’s Favorite Architect?

    Challenging sites are no challenge in our eyes - UNESCO protected sites are notoriously full of architectural challenges, but we're more about troubleshooting than trouble-seeking.

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  • Dezeen's "50 inspirational female architects” list met with critique

    Dorte Mandrup recently featured in the hit-list of female architects - but why the gendered category?
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