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Hides of industry: Johansen SkovstedSubscription
Johansen Skovsted Arkitekter are increasingly drawn to post-industrial rural sites where they can deploy wider regeneration initiatives
CF Møller’s Storstrøm Prison, on the Danish island of Falster, is intended to make the facility less institutional and more like a village community
This jail is currently under construction outside Nuuk, in one of the world’s most dramatic locations for such a facility
Buildings for elephants necessarily curtail the inhabitants’ freedom, as they usually roam around six miles a day across the savannah. However, these animals are also accustomed to a certain degree of warmth and dryness, and so when transplanted to colder climes they need a roof over their heads. This problem was addressed by Virgilio Cestari, who created a fantastic Hindu temple for the elephants at Buenos Aires Zoo in 1904, and more recently by Hugh Casson, who completed the corduroy ...
The thatched visitor centre in the wetlands of Jutland celebrates rich ecological habitat with a contemporary aesthetic
Station to station: Skjern River pumping stations in Jutland, Denmark by Johansen Skovsted ArkitekterSubscription
Johansen Skovsted’s remodelled pumping stations in rural West Jutland celebrate conscious and unconscious ties that bind us to the environment
The Silo in Copenhagen, Denmark by COBESubscription
In remodelling a Copenhagen grain silo, COBE reconceptualises one of Modernism’s key exemplars
A trio of remodelled pumping stations in West Jutland form modern monuments to complex landscape transformations
AR Healthcare 2016 winner: a psychiatric hospital in Slagelse challenges public stigma with an unabashed open and informal approach
Ingels combines all the ecological and civic aspirations of the anti-starchitects with the high romance of the solo designer-demiurge