Archinect - News 2017-07-23T23:01:06-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/149990866/peek-inside-the-new-dorte-mandrup-designed-wadden-sea-centre Peek inside the new Dorte Mandrup-designed Wadden Sea Centre Justine Testado 2017-02-07T19:51:00-05:00 >2017-02-08T13:44:06-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/13/13b8n2kclqpnuie7.jpg" width="650" height="281" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>The newly redesigned Wadden Sea Centre is now in full operation at the&nbsp;Wadden Sea National Park, Denmark's largest national park and a UNESCO-appointed heritage site. Copenhagen-based&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/55355636/dorte-mandrup-arkitekter" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Dorte Mandrup Arkitekter</a>,&nbsp;who designed&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149426414/perforated-sailing-tower-spotlights-denmark-s-commercial-aarhus-harbor" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">the Sailing Tower</a>&nbsp;in Aarhus and won the&nbsp;Tr&auml;priset prize for <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149934533/jeanne-gang-dorte-mandrup-and-la-shed-are-among-this-week-s-winners" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">the R&aring;&aring; Day Care Center</a>,&nbsp;was put in charge of converting and expanding the Sea Centre&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/114421352/kathryn-gustafson-yaohua-wang-renzo-piano-and-eckersley-o-callaghan-are-among-this-week-s-winners" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">in 2014</a>.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/mu/muypbcv7ikjkiko0.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/hq/hq5n0oo2yeuk27vn.jpg"></p><p>The Sea Centre lets visitors learn about the unique backstory of the surrounding landscape, which is described as a resting place for some 15 million migratory birds. Costing approximately&nbsp;&euro;7.2 million (53 million DKK), the redesigned building now has&nbsp;2,800 square meters of exhibition space and large glass windows to allow ample sunlight and views of the landscape.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/n7/n7vrl5qt1v2l8aje.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/qk/qkf0s143o6tw9a7v.jpg"></p><p>Dorte Mandrup envisioned the building's design as &ldquo;a new sculptural interpretation&rdquo; rooted in the region's tradition and history &mdash; and quite literally too, in that the architects wanted the building to appear as if it had emerged from the ground.&nbsp;</p><p>Based ...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/76385646/3xn-designed-un-city-in-copenhagen-inaugurated 3XN-Designed UN City in Copenhagen Inaugurated Alexander Walter 2013-07-03T18:38:00-04:00 >2013-07-15T18:18:06-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/04/04s5a86ghsapksj8.jpg" width="650" height="813" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The new regional head office of the United Nations in Copenhagen, designed by 3XN, has just been inaugurated. Check out the very impressive sculptural staircase in its core which, according to the architects, is designed to reflect the UN&rsquo;s work to create global dialogue.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/67381750/cathedral-of-the-northern-lights-inaugurated Cathedral of the Northern Lights inaugurated Alexander Walter 2013-02-11T15:18:00-05:00 >2013-05-21T18:09:09-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ej/ejk5yue0j7r9g2ki.jpg" width="650" height="463" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The new Cathedral of the Northern Lights, situated in the Norwegian town of Alta over 300 miles north of the Arctic Circle, has just been inaugurated by the Crown Princess of Norway, Mette-Marit. The 154-foot-high cathedral, designed by Link Arkitektur in collaboration with schmidt hammer lassen architects and Haldde Arkitekter Inc., is perceived as a symbol and an architectural landmark for the entire area.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/62868432/inauguration-of-schmidt-hammer-lassen-s-ibc-innovation-factory Inauguration of schmidt hammer lassen’s IBC Innovation Factory Alexander Walter 2012-12-06T14:09:00-05:00 >2013-01-17T10:16:05-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ae/aek7yvieu412gyp2.jpg" width="650" height="394" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>schmidt hammer lassen architects just completed another building in Kolding, Denmark: The International Business College (IBC) Innovation Factory was officially inaugurated yesterday by the Prince Consort of Denmark. The 12,800 m2 (137,780 sq ft) educational building has gone through a total refurbishment and is designed to support new ways of learning.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/33581587/mexico-inaugurates-world-s-tallest-suspension-bridge Mexico Inaugurates World's Tallest Suspension Bridge Alexander Walter 2012-01-06T17:15:00-05:00 >2012-01-06T17:17:28-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/da/da63221629a2dea85c1cb65cb4d0c59d.jpg" width="610" height="335" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>With yesterday&rsquo;s inauguration, the Baluarte Bridge in Mexico is officially the Guinness World Record holder for the tallest cable-stayed bridge. The massive infrastructure project consists of 152 steel suspenders supporting over 1100 meters of 20 meter wide roadway, with a central span of over 520 meters. Its four lanes are held up by two 400 meter towers &ndash; tall enough to house the Eiffel Tower &ndash; which bring the structure its impressive world record credentials.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html>