Ground-breaking, memorable architecture always makes a statement and divides opinion. With the recent opening of BLOX in Copenhagen, and both 3daysofdesign and the Danish Design Festival taking place this May, there's no better time to explore the most iconic and radically-designed buildings in Denmark.
After all, we have a right to be proud. Danish architecture is world-renowned, the perfect infusion of cutting-edge design and practical functionality.
Below you'll find some of our favourites, including famous buildings like The Blue Planet and the Danish Maritime Museum, alongside classic modern architecture like Arne Jacobsen's Radisson Royal Blu Hotel.
You can use this architecture guide to get a feel for modern Danish architecture, to look at the work of great modern Danish architects, like Bjarke Ingels, Henning Larsen Architects and 3XN, or to put together your own tour of famous buildings worth seeing in Denmark.
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Simple, clean lines with an emphasis on functionality.