So Danish!

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Denmark’s national gallery of architecture

So Danish! is the Danish Architecture Center’s first permanent exhibition on Danish architecture. 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.

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Changing Our Footprint

November 17, 2023 – May 26, 2024

How do we succeed in creating a sustainable transition of architecture? Explore materials and methods of the future which can help pave the way for building on the planet’s terms.

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Mies van der Rohe Awards

The exhibition is open weekends and week days, when the Hall is not used for other purposes.

Explore this small photo exhibition showcasing visionary design and architecture that enrich our lives and cities. Discover the inspiring finalists and winning works that have received recognition from the EUmies Awards 2022 jury for their innovative approach to modern architecture.

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Permanent installations

DAC Slide

Permanent art installation

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

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The City Map

Aerial photo of Copenhagen

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.

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We Dare You

Permanent VR installation

Do you dare to take the plunge?

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Upcoming exhibitions

Mennesker foran BLOX

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


October 11​, 2024 – March 23, 2025

Water shows what kind of reality we look into when the water comes. Should we pull away from the coast? Should we entrench ourselves or should we live with the water?

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Around the world

La Biennale di Venezia 2025

Venice, Italy

Architect Søren Pihlmann has been selected as the curator for the Danish Pavilion at the Architecture Biennale in Venice in 2025. The exhibition at the Danish pavilion will seek to answer the question: “Can we keep on building the world without building anew?”

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