Danish Architecture Center


Current exhibitions

Welcome Home

May 7 – September 23, 2018

See how the Danes live

Olafur Eliasson: Multiple shadow house

May 7 – October 21, 2018

Experience an impressive light installation by the world-renowned Danish-Icelandic artist. The installation is part of the exhibition Welcome Home.

Capture your city

June 8 – August 31, 2018

Where do you feel at home in the city? Free photography exhibition at Bryghuspladsen outside DAC

Dreyers Architecture Gallery

September 14 – November 29, 2018

Dreyer’s Architecture Gallery curates the next wave of Danish architecture. This is where up-and-coming architects show their work to the world and have their say in the debate on new Danish architecture and its role in effecting change.

Ursula Nistrup: Pink Pillars

September 7 – October 21, 2018

Experience visual artist Ursula Nistrup’s impressive exhibition Pink Pillars.

Permanent exhibitions

Made in Denmark

Permanent exhibition

Explore Danish architecture and design history

Gallery Stairs

Permanent exhibition

The newest trends and the latest debate in achitecture, design and urban culture.

Exhibitions around the world

Possible Spaces

May 25 – November 26, 2018
Location: Venice

The Danish submission to the 16th International Architecture Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia presents a Danish approach to innovation through four projects selected by curator Natalie Mossin.

Our Urban Living Room

23rd of August 2018 – 30th of November 2018
Location: Helsinki

The exhibition Our Urban Living Room invites visitors to experience the architecture of the influential Copenhagen-based architecture studio COBE. COBE is behind projects such as Nørreport Station, Israels Square and the urban development of Copenhagen’s Northern Harbor. The exhibition was originally developed by COBE and DAC. In 2016, it was exhibited at DAC with great success and very positive reviews. It has now moved to Helsinki where you can experience it at Laituri.

Upcoming exhibitions

Ove Arup and the Philosophy of Total Design

October 12, 2018 – February 17, 2019

Ove Arup ranks among the elite in the art of engineering. By staging prototypes, audio installations, models, video and interactive installations, we offer you a behind-the-scenes view on iconic buildings such as the Sydney Opera House and Centre Pompidou in Paris.

Utzon, Horisont

November 7, 2018 – March 3, 2019

In 2018, Danish-born architect Jørn Utzon would have turned 100. We will be celebrating with an exhibition showcasing how Utzon’s encounters with cultures well beyond Denmark’s borders colored his view of architecture and paved the way for some of his most iconic buildings.

BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group

Spring/Summer 2019

In spring 2019, we open our doors for a solo exhibition with one of the most innovative and internationally recognized Danish architecture firms, BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group. Visitors will experience BIG’s achievements, architectural masterpieces and enter the unique, creative and boundary-seeking BIG universe.

Previous exhibitions