#17 Martin Kallesø

‘‘…the interplay between context, building and its space in a correlation between synthesis and work…this has characterized Nordic architecture for more than a millennium.’’ Martin Kallesø. Architect, Owner of Martin Kallesø Arkitekter. Quote from the article ‘Nordic Space, Daylight and Nature’ written by Martin Kallesø. The full article is in our publication News in Nordic […]

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#16 Peer Teglgaard Jeppesen

‘‘To us sustainability is a natural parameter equal to all other requirements. Requirements for sustainability force us to find new ways of building and we see it as a fantastic privilege allowing us to think out-of-the-box. It always provides new opportunities for the development of our cities and buildings in a positive sense.’’   Peer […]

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#15 Klavs Hyttel

‘‘Sustainability has evolved from a vaguely formulated intention mostly found in manifestos and toasts to being an actual, decisive architectonic parameter.’’ Klavs Hyttel. Architect, Partner and Chairman of the Board of C.F. Møller Architects. Quote from the interview with Klavs Hyttel. The full interview is in our publication Global Danish Architecture #3. Continue reading

#14 Vesa Honkonen

‘‘Light and shadow. Life and death. These pairs can semiotically create and signify the most powerful contrasting pairs in architecture.’’ Vesa Honkonen, Architect and Designer, Owner of Vesa Honkonen Architects. Quote from the article ‘The Birth Gift of the 60th Latitude’ written by Vesa Honkonen. The full article is in our publication A New Golden [...] Continue reading

#13 Lars Bendrup

‘‘It’s obviously that energy efficiency and resource savings generally are the most important factors. However, social and cultural sustainability should not be set aside, as these may in the long run prove to be the most important aspects.’’ Lars Bendrup. Architect, Owner of TRANSFORM. Quote from the interview with Lars Bendrup. The full interview is [...] Continue reading

#12 Torben Nielsen

‘‘…What constitutes artistic quality today, however, is another question entirely as it also constantly changes. This is precisely why it is important to keep up with changes in the rest of the world.’’ Torben Nielsen, Rector at Aarhus School of Architecture. Quote from the interview with Torben Nielsen. The full interview is in our publication [...] Continue reading

#11 Kjetil Trædal Thorsen

“’Nordic’ relates to something or someone having its roots in Scandinavia. The implicit meanings of someone, or something, being Nordic is, however, much wider, especially when paired up with nouns such as ‘society’, ‘values’ and, why not, ‘architecture’. ” Kjetil Trædal Thorsen (1958). Architect. Received his M. Arch. in Graz, Austria, in 1985. Since 1987 founder […]

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#10 Marianne Ibler

"All the buildings are made by Nordic architects and demonstrate the settings for a modern society with great focus on sustainability, social responsibility and good living conditions. All aspects that most of us architects agree upon." Marianne Ibler (1967), founder and director of Archipress M. She is Architect, Ph.d. in theory and history of Architecture [...] Continue reading

#9 John M. Cava

“The quality of thoughtfulness given to the designs, accompanied by consistent skills in construction and – most importantly – the liveability of the completed projects. These buildings are an inspiration to the world on techniques and approaches that manifest excellent housing.” John. M. Cava (1953) is a practicing architect and writer in Portland, Oregon. John […]

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#8 Peder Elgaard

"From an architectural point of view, the awareness of both cultural identity and sustainability is really a gift from the society, the consumer and the clients to the profession." Peder Elgaard (1968) is Danish practicing architect, founder and owner at ELGAARD Architecture and holder of a Master's degree in Architectural Heritage, NORDMAK. He is also a [...] Continue reading
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