White Arkitekter to create psychiatric clinic in Greenland

Scandinavian architecture firm White Arkitekter has unveiled plans to build a pale yellow psychiatric clinic in Nuuk, Greenland, which will frame views of the surrounding arctic landscape. The construction of the clinic was proposed by the leading committee of Greenland’s health care department, who approached White Arkitekter to create a space that “strikes the perfect

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Schmidt Hammer Lassen reveals new images of Greenland cultural centre to mark its 20th anniversary

These newly released photographs show the undulating timber-clad form of the Katuaq Cultural Centre of Greenland, which Danish firm Schmidt Hammer Lassen credits as being its “breakthrough” project. Now celebrating its 20th anniversary, Schmidt Hammer Lassen won an international competition in 1992 to design the building with a proposal intended to reflect Greenland’s dramatic landscape. The 4,800-square-metre Katuaq Cultural Centre

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Dorte Mandrup unveils plans for tent-like climate research centre in Greenland

Danish studio Dorte Mandrup Arkitekter has revealed its designs for a climate research and visitor centre in Greenland, featuring a tent-like structure and a rooftop platform for observing icebergs (+ slideshow). The Icefjord Centre will be located 150 miles north of the Artic Circle in Ilulissat, a UNESCO-protected area on Greenland’s western coast. It will offer an important resource for scientists examining the history More

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