Category: Architecture

Herman K Hotel

Posted on October 10th, by Dorthe Smeby in Architecture, Design.
The Brutalist apereance behind a dark bronze grid facade of a central Copenhagen electrical transformer station was preserved when it was converted into the edgy five star hotel Herman K.

Govaert & Vanhoutte

Posted on August 28th, by Dorthe Smeby in Architecture.
The Belgian Govaert & Vanhoutte Architects create exciting glass and concrete design, streamlined, horizontal and minimalistic with an underlying poetic mark in the use of light and awareness of how to relate to the surroundings.

Modernist Residence

Posted on July 27th, by Dorthe Smeby in Architecture, Design, Interior.
Discrete modernism and timelessness blend together in a family house north of Copenhagen. Norm Architects have completed an interior renovation were tactile materials have been used to evoke a timeless feel.

Serpentine Pavillion 2018

Posted on July 19th, by Dorthe Smeby in Architecture.
This year’s Serpentine Pavilion by Frida Escobedo, contemplates time through refractions and shadows. Drawing on both Mexican and British context and history, the structure interplays light, water and geometry for quiet reflection.

100 Travel Favorites

Posted on June 28th, by Dorthe Smeby in Architecture, media.
The Monocle Guide to Hotels, Inns and Hideaways newly published by Gestalten tell you where to find a top hotel, and reveals 100 favorites. Inspirational and packed with insight the chosen stop-ins have the value of thoughtful hospitality.

The 72 Hour Cabin

Posted on June 27th, by Dorthe Smeby in Architecture, Design, Interior, Travel.
In scenic Dalsland in Sweden you can book a small glass cabin and go fishing, hiking and kayaking, cook over open fire, observe starry nights and feel the silence. Spending time in nature has a positive effect on our health.

Curated by Artilleriet

Posted on June 4th, by Dorthe Smeby in Architecture, Design, Interior.
Situated in Gothenburg, Artilleriet is one of a kind Scandinavian interior store, offering an inspiring and sophisticated product range with a highly international twist. A curated staging at Gothenburg Concert Hall underlines their passion.

The Nordic Pavillion Exhibition

Posted on May 30th, by Dorthe Smeby in Architecture, Design.
The Finnish architectural office, Lundén Architecture Company, has turned the Nordic Pavilion in Venice into a laboratory for exploring the relationship between nature and architecture at the Biennale Architettura 2018.

Venice + Dorte Mandrup

Posted on May 24th, by Dorthe Smeby in Architecture.
The Danish architect Dorte Mandrup has been invited to exhibit at the International Architecture Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia this year, a prestigious invitation that is highly coveted among architects around the world.