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Our architecture

The evidence is in our schools, hospitals and airports in our everyday lives – buildings where people, life situations, function and design form a perfect synthesis. Vilhelm Lauritzen Architects has been creating people-centric architecture for 100 years.

Have you ever thought about how you immediately feel like you’re home again as soon as your feet touch the wooden floor in Copenhagen Airport after a long trip? Or about the positive effect the carefully designed interior of VEGA has on your concert experience? How nature does you good when you’re sick, or how sensory-oriented learning environments help you learn better because they encourage you to remember with your whole body?

Architecture is the gateway that either opens the world up to you or closes in around you. Join Vilhelm Lauritzen Arkitekter on a journey through our lives and our architecture, with a sharp focus on function, art and design. Over 100 years, a quiet struggle within Danish architecture has shaped the framework for life in Denmark and made our everyday lives easier, more beautiful and more magical based on the vision that good architecture should be for everyone – not just for a privileged few.

Take a behind-the-scenes look at some of Denmark’s most iconic buildings, from Copenhagen Airport, DR Byen and VEGA’s concert halls to brand new projects like Nyt Hospital Nordsjælland (New Northern Zealand Hospital), Nordø and LIFE. Explore the large interactive installations and get a sense of how it feels when an architect designs with people in mind. See how technology reveals the logics behind the architecture, while stimulating installations let you experience captivating concerts and the healing powers of nature. We invite you to feel architecture with all your senses and gain a better understanding of its tools.

Plan your visit

Accessibility

  • There is a lift to / ramp to / barrier free / entrance. People with difficulty walking should access the building from Bryghuspladsen.
  • The speed of the revolving door can be slowed as needed by pressing a visible button.
  • Guiding lines in the surrounding area will guide you to BLOX.
  • There are accessible toilets in the building or withing 200 meters of the building. There are accessible restrooms in DAC Design Shop on Level -2, Educatorium on Level 1, The Hall on Level 2 and DAC Café on Level 3.
  • Family-friendly café with changing tables in the restrooms.
  • There is accessible parking
  • There is free entrance for companions. People with companion card have free admission.
  • There is possibility to eat / drink on site
  • There are chairs / benches you can rest on
  • There is elevator / lift / accessible toilet inside the building. Elevators ensure level access to and inside the building.
  • There is no possibility for alternative participation (e.g., podcast or video.

Contact

Dansk Arkitektur Center

Bryghuspladsen 10

1473 København K
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