Dorte Mandrup winner to build "The Whale", a Cultural Building in Norway

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Landscape Architect.- Marianne Levinsen Landskab. Exhibition Design.- JAC Studio. Engineering.- Thornton Tomasetti. Art Consultant.- Anders Kold. Whale researcher.-Nils Øien.
The Whale AS.
Gross floor area.- 4500 m².

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Dorte Mandrup Arkitekter is founded in 1999 by Dorte Mandrup. Dorte Mandrup Arkitekter engages in a wide variety of projects; cultural institutions, buildings for children and youth, sports facilities, schools, housing, master plans and office buildings, 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.

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



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