New Danish Architecture
Kristoffer Lindhardt Weiss
1000 pages about new Danish architecture. Through 10 buildings, the book provides a vital signal of the latest Danish architecture - from Bjarke Ingels (BIG) to Dorte Mandrup. Each volume unfolds a single building and portrays the architect behind. The 10 buildings also represent 10 current themes in the contemporary architecture debate. Through an essay and an in-depth interview with the architect. The interview format ensures an informal description, while the essay complements with background knowledge. The book will be a part of the UNESCO World Capital of Architecture in 2023 in Copenhagen.
Text by the Danish architecture critic and writer Kristoffer Lindhardt Weiss. He has a background in philosophy from the University of Copenhagen and the Paris-Sorbonne University, Paris IV. He is currently the CEO of Danish Architectural Press. He taught urbanism and architecture at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, the School of Architecture and the University of Copenhagen.