Reduced admission price

The exhibition So Danish! is closed due to water damage. Therefore, we are currently offering a reduced admission price. You can still experience the exhibitions Aware – Architecture and Senses, Teenage Dreams and a mini version of So Danish! or join a free guided tour of the exhibitions to learn about the architecture in BLOX. You can also enjoy the city’s best view of the harbor and the historic city center from the large terraces of our rooftop café.

Current exhibitions

Aware – Architecture and Senses

March 22​ – September 15, 2024

Experience architecture in spatial installations that challenge you to consider the relationship between spatial atmospheres and human emotions.

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Mennesker foran BLOX

Capture Your City – New Beauty

June 6 – October 1, 2024

Capture Your City is a photo competition and exhibition where participants interpret the city with their camera, just as it looks right now. This year, we invite everyone to capture a new and more sustainable beauty.

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Note! This is an outdoor photo exhibition

Et teenageværelse med leopardplettet sengetøj

Teenage Dreams

June 12, 2024 – January 5, 2025

The exhibition Teenage Dreams offers a glimpse into the future of teenage bedrooms. Designing for teenagers means designing for a generation whose values will shape our future. Experience three installations by talented young Danish designers. These installations offer insights into how contemporary challenges impact and alter teenagers’ needs and desires for their personal spaces.

Read more about Teenage Dreams

Join our daily free guided gallery tour

Summer at DAC

Are you visiting Copenhagen this summer? Come and learn about architecture and design. We offer lots of fun for the entire family.

Danish Architecture Center invites you to join us for exciting architectural experiences. Feel how architecture can influence our senses in the exhibition, Aware. And if you’re bringing kids along, come visit our summer workshop Mirror Magic, where you can challenge your senses, make beautiful kaleidoscopes and other fun activities with mirrors.

Articles, video and sound

Skiløbere på Amager Bakke

In the Palm of Architecture’s Hand: How City Design Shapes Your Life

The power of architecture is subtle but profound. Architects shape not only our cities but also our behavior. Architecture is everywhere, and we cannot help but react instinctively to what we experience. Meet two experts in behavioral design and discover how architectural design, from benches to buildings, affects your life.


Explore Copenhagen

Anders Lendager på Konditaget

Listen to architecture

The City Map

Start your exploration of Copenhagen’s architecture on the floor just beneath BLOX. Here, you can walk around on a gigantic aerial photo of the city and get a complete overview. At the same time, it gives you the feeling of being a giant, stomping around – high above the city.

Explore the map

H.M. The King Frederik X becomes the patron of Danish Architecture Center

We are proud to announce that His Majesty The King has become the patron of Danish Architecture Center. DAC’s CEO Kent Martinussen and director Dorthe Weinkouff Barsøe state:

»We are very excited about The King’s patronage of DAC, which we are confident will encourage even more Danes to take an interest in the physical frameworks that support our shared quality of life in Denmark.«

In 2023, DAC welcomed 285,000 visitors. With H.M. The King’s support, we look forward to continuing our efforts to promote dialogue about architecture and sustainable urban development.

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Photo: Dennis Stenild