Neo-gothic ornaments and Classicist volumes melt together, creating an outstanding object shaped by its context. Perfectly integrated in the city, the Philharmonic hall is also able to emerge as a new addition.
An architectural landmark to connect the new waterfront with the historical city centre. Designed by Henning Larsen Architects, the “Operaen” is located in Copenhagen’s inner harbour and completes the historical axis running from the Marble Church through Amalienborg and right into the Opera’s stage.
The House of Music aims to be an “hybrid space for shared use”, that incentivizes the exchange between audiences, artists, students and educators. In fact, the building collects many different purposes – such as cultural uses and pedagogical functions – and also wide public spaces, all organized in an open and synergetic system.
Beethoven Festspielhaus shortlist of three: David Chipperfield Architects, Kadawittfeldararchitektur and Valentiny hyp architects.
The Harpa Building is inspired by nature: Icelandic scenaries are unforgettable even in a big city such as Reykjavik. The project won the Mies van der Rohe Award 2013.