Architecture

October 17, 2021

Interactive Climate Center Invites Residents To Enjoy View of the Water From Its Unique Façade

Designed by 3XN and SLA, the Klimatorium is an innovative climate center in Lemvig, Denmark. Defined by a dramatic wooden façade, the dynamic detail is a striking addition that speaks to the area's tradition of boat building. The building itself doesn't pertain to boating, but it does deal with water; it acts as a center for storm surges, water, and climate research.

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October 13, 2021

Architect Dorte Mandrup on Irreplaceable Places and Designing With Landscape [Podcast]

Architect Dorte Mandrup designs stunning structures that integrate seamlessly into their environment. Her self-described “irreplaceable places” are just that: completely unique buildings that have found their way into some of the most beautiful places in nature. From her naturalistic whale observatory, located 185 miles north of the Arctic Circle in Norway (aptly titled The Whale)

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October 3, 2021

Observation Tower Inspired by a Strand of DNA Gives New Perspective To Flat Marshland

Standing in marshland at Denmark's Wadden Sea National Park is the striking Marsk Tower. Designed by the renowned architecture firm Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG), the observation deck is inspired by the double helix structure of DNA. The 85-foot (25 meters) tower comprises spiral steps around a central core and acts as both a functional lookout as well as a sculptural landmark for the park.

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