dorte mandrup arkitekter

Dorte Mandrup Arkitekter A/S is an international practice, based in Copenhagen, Denmark, founded by Dorte Mandrup in 1999.

Dorte Mandrup Arkitekter engages in a wide variety of projects; cultural institutions, buildings for children and youth, sports facilities, education, housing, office buildings and master plans, as well as renovation and alteration of Federally Listed historical buildings.

The visionary methods of Dorte Mandrup Arkitekter are based on thorough analysis of every parameter involved in the brief. On this foundation, new materials, constructions and variation of space, are investigated.

The office seeks to combine the tactile and poetic experience of space with conceptual clarity and accuracy, in both large scale schemes and in detail.

The projects of the office have been published widely and have been exhibited at a number of architectural events.

About the founder and owner

Dorte Mandrup is the founder and owner, and has 20 years of professional experience in summarizing and solving complex problems in architectural form or shape. Her ability to cut to the core of a problem is recognized and used in international jury contexts, as a lecturer and as a Professor. Among other professional appointments, she is a board member at Louisiana Museum of Modern Art and an appointed member of The Historic Buildings Council under the Act of the Ministry of Culture, on Building Preservation and conservation of buildings and urban environments.

Dorte Mandrup has been awarded numerous national and international awards such as: Bauwelt Prize, AR Award for Emerging Architecture – and the prestigious C.F. Hansen medal.


Photo by Torben Eskerod

The Salling Tower on the harbour front in Aarhus, Denmark


Photo by Adam Mørk

The Råå Day Care Center in Helsingborg, Sweden


Illustration by Dorte Mandrup Arkitekter

The IKEA meeting center in Malmö, Sweden


Photo by Adam Mørk

The Munkegaard school in Gentofte, Denmark


Photo by Jens Markus Lindhe

The Seaplane Hagar H53 in Copenhagen, Denmark


Illustration by Dorte Mandrup Arkitekter

The Public Housing units in Nordhavn, Copenhagen


Illustration by Dorte Mandrup Arkitekter

The new main building at the School of Economics and Management for the University of Lund in Sweden


Photo by Adam Mørk

The Sundbyøster Hall II in Copenhagen, Denmark


Photo by Torben Eskerod

The Valencia building in Copenhagen, Denmark


Photo by Adam Mørk

The Råå Day Care Center in Helsingborg, Sweden

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