Henning Larsen builds town hall that bridges a river on the Faroe Islands

The Eysturkommuna Town Hall, designed by Scandinavian firm Henning Larsen, bridges across a river to physically and symbolically connect two formerly separate municipalities on the Faroe Islands. Designed to serve the municipality of Eystur, the town hall is located in the small town of Nordragota on the eastern coast of the Faroe Islands – a self governing archipelago in the North

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Henning Larsen Architects reveals £400 million Belfast waterfront masterplan

Scandinavian practice Henning Larsen Architects has unveiled plans to transform the east bank of the River Lagan in Belfast, Northern Ireland, using the redevelopment of Copenhagen harbour as a model. The 6.5-hectare Belfast Waterside masterplan aims to make use of the outdoor spaces along the river in the winter months – looking towards the redevelopment of

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Watch Alison Brooks and Jacob Kurek speak about performance spaces live at World Architecture Festival 2017

Architects Alison Brooks and Jacob Kurek speak on the theme of performance spaces in the second talk Dezeen is streaming live from World Architecture Festival 2017 in Berlin. The livestream is now live and you can watch it above or on Dezeen’s Facebook page from 11.00am UK time. Alison Brooks, founder of Alison Brooks Architects,

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Henning Larsen’s Etobicoke Civic Centre shelters public square from cold winds

Danish firm Henning Larsen Architects has won a competition to design a group of buildings in Toronto, with a proposal that channels wind to create a comfortable microclimate in a central plaza. The Etobicoke Civic Centre will feature a cluster of buildings of different sizes, arranged to shelter a public square from cold prevailing winds. The development was planned to

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Henning Larsen Architects opens sail-covered Danish pavilion for Rio Olympics

Rio 2016: Danish studio Henning Larsen Architects used boat sails and masts to create this maritime-inspired pavilion for the Rio 2016 Olympics (+ movie). The pavilion – named Heart of Denmark – is located on Rio de Janeiro’s iconic Ipanema Beach and was created by the Copenhagen-based architects as a gathering spot for Danish athletes and visitors to the 2016 More

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Henning Larsen reveals maritime-inspired pavilion for Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Danish firm Henning Larsen Architects has unveiled designs for a beach-side pavilion in Rio de Janeiro, which will host sporting, music and culinary events during this year’s Olympic Games. The Heart of Denmark Pavilion by the Copenhagen-based architects will be set on Ipanema Beach, which borders one of the Brazilian city’s most affluent neighbourhoods, and will be open throughout August. More

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Henning Larsen gets go-ahead for ring-shaped extensions to a Danish hospital

Work is set to begin on a trio of circular buildings designed by Henning Larsen Architects for a hospital in Denmark. The Danish firm won a competition in 2011 to design the 56,000-square-metre extension of Herlev Hospital near Copenhagen. After four and a half years, contracts of one billion DKK (£100 million) have been awarded and construction will More

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Henning Larsen Architects bases Microsoft headquarters on Bill Gates’ ideas

Microsoft employees have moved into a new metal-clad headquarters in Denmark, designed by Henning Larsen Architects but based on a paper written by the tech company’s founder Bill Gates (+ slideshow). The 18,000-square-metre facility called Microsoft Domicile is located in the city of Lyngby and was designed by the Copenhagen firm to house two previously separate More

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Henning Larsen’s grass-roofed Moesgaard Museum photographed by Hufton + Crow

These new shots by photography duo Hufton + Crow show visitors climbing the grass-covered sloping roof of the Moesgaard Museum near Aarhus, designed by Danish firm Henning Larsen Architects (+ slideshow). Completed in 2014, the wedge-shaped museum contains a collection dedicated to prehistory and ethnography, while its hill-like roof is used as a picnic site […]

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Henning Larsen’s university building has a facade that moves in response to changing heat and light

Henning Larsen Architects aimed to set a benchmark for green design with this university building in Kolding, Denmark, featuring a climate-responsive kinetic facade and a triangular form (+ slideshow). Located just off the harbour in Kolding, the Syddansk Universitet communications and design building has a distinctive isosceles triangular shape that creates a highly visible new […]

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Henning Larsen Architects to design outpost for Swedish National Museum

Danish firm Henning Larsen Architects has been selected to design a new branch of one of Sweden’s most important art galleries, which will form an extension of a century-old regional museum in Östersund. Conceived by the Copenhagen-based studio as a wooden sculpture, the National Museum in Östersund will be built on the same site as the open-air Jamtli Museum – a collection of […]

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Henning Larsen reveals designs for new mosque in Copenhagen

Danish studio Henning Larsen Architects has unveiled plans for a new mosque and Islamic community centre in Denmark’s capital city. The Islamic Community Centre and Mosque by Henning Larsen Architects will be built in Dortheavej, an area in northern Copenhagen. The 2,890-square-metre building, which will feature a series of interlocking domes, was commissioned by The Islamic Society of Denmark. […]

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Visitors to Henning Larsen’s Moesgaard Museum can walk over its grassy sloping roof

Danish firm Henning Larsen Architects designed this wedge-shaped museum near Aarhus with a planted roof that rises from the sloping landscape to create a site for picnics in summer and sledging in winter (+ slideshow). The new home for the Moesgaard Museum was conceived by Henning Larsen Architects to house a collection dedicated to prehistory […]

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Henning Larsen Architects to design train station for new Danish town

News: Henning Larsen Architects has won a bid to design a train station for the new sustainably-designed city of Vinge, in a rural area outside Copenhagen (+ slideshow). Danish studio Henning Larssen has won an architecture competition to design an S-train station that will form the main transport hub in the centre of Vinge, the 350-hectare future […]

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