Powerhouse Brattørkaia | Snøhetta

To build responsibly and sustainably has been one of the most urgent and challenging tasks for architects. Nonetheless, Powerhouse Brattørkaia, which is the world’s northernmost energy-positive building located in Trondheim, Norway, has achieved this goal perfectly. The building’s structural system and functional façade allows it to harvest and store solar energy, through which the building […]

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The Generation House 2020

The much-anticipated ‘Generation House’ on Aarhus Ø will be completed this year. Since we presented the project in our publication ‘News in Nordic Architecture’ back in 2017, we have followed The Generation House closely, and we are so excited about the forthcoming results.The socially inclusive institution and residential building is designed by ERIK Arkitekter and RUM in […]

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#20 Mogens Husted

‘‘We think it’s our responsibility as architects to commit ourselves and to keep up with developments – to listen and to look at what is happening around us enabling us to provide the best possible architecture.’’ Mogens Husted. Architect, Owner of Friis & Moltke. Quote from the interview with Mogens Husted. The full interview is […]

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Sauce for Springrolls

“The intense aromas, tastes and colours of the spicy sauce are just as inspiring as the old hutongs and houses in Beijing or elsewhere around China. With red, yellow, green and blue colours on the houses, as well as golden-red Chinese lamps and fragrant gardens as garnish.”

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