So Danish!

March 24, 2023

In March 2023, the Danish Architecture Center’s first permanent exhibition on Danish architecture will open. The exhibition unfolds the history of Danish architecture from the Viking Age to present day and gives you the opportunity to travel into the architecture and understand how absolutely vital it is to our democratic society.

Our Architecture

November 18, 2022 – April 10, 2023
★★★★ Berlingske
♥♥♥♥ Politiken
★★★★ Kristeligt Dagblad

Vilhelm Lauritzen Architects has been creating architecture that functions well for people and diverse life situations for the past 100 years. Experience how architecture is an integral part of your life and makes a difference.

Art Pavillons
– Architecture and biodiversity

March 15 – October 22, 2023

Experience an outdoor exhibition of four biodiverse and sustainable pavilions and a sensory garden built by local scouts in collaboration with RoofTopTomato.

The Copenhagen of Dreams

March 18 – June 25, 2023

“The Copenhagen of Dreams” is a stroll through a Copenhagen which might have been, but never came to pass because of economics, policy, protests, doubt, stupidity and everything in-between. In some cases this was a relief; in others it was a pity.

Permanent installations

DAC Slide

Permanent art installation

Challenge your senses on a unique 40-meter, 4-story spiral slide.

We Dare You

Permanent VR installation

Do you dare to take the plunge? 

Copenhagen by Heart

Permanent installation

Copenhagen by Heart tells a love story about Copenhagen, filled with romance and broken hearts. Discover the very best of Copenhagen – and the worst

Design Lounge

Gallery Stairs

In DAC’s Design Lounge we spotlight architecture on the smallest scale as we explore the history of Danish design.

Upcoming exhibitions

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Tales of the City

April 21 – October 22, 2023

Listen and experience urban tales in the company of author and social pundit Knud Romer and the architects WERK.

Capture Your City

June 9 – October 18, 2023

Capture Your City is a photo contest where you use your camera or phone to interpret your city as it looks right now. This year, we’re keeping it simple under the theme of “No Filter”.

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Copenhagen in Common

May 4 – October 22, 2023

DAC’s big summer exhibition is about what we have in common – namely architecture. It is what frames our lives. A good place to live, work and learn. A nice place to hang out. A safe place to move about. In the exhibition What We Have in Common, we present a wide range of Danish architects who are designing Denmark now and in the future.

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November 17, 2023 – April 1, 2024

In November 2023 the exhibition, Aware, opens in collaboration with 3XN /GXN. Experience architecture in a 1:1 spatial installation that explores and challenges what architecture does.

Around the world

Coastal Imaginaries

May 20 – November 26, 2023
Venice, Italy

Under the heading Coastal Imaginaries, the Danish pavilion, curated by Josephine Michau, will shine a spotlight on nature-based design solutions in the struggle against global challenges like rising sea levels and storm floods.