Art & architecture – a meeting of minds.
Great things can happen when an artist and architect have the opportunity to collaborate from the outset on a given project. At schmidt hammer lassen architects we have always tried to ensure that each project enshrines the possibility for a real collaborative effort.
Indise Nykredit Headquartes in Copenhaguen (Denmark) there's a water sculpture by Anita Jørgensen, that with its composition of frosted glass and copper tubing from which water runs down into a mirror pool of black, polished granite, creates a cool and relaxing (“natural”) atmosphere. #architecture #art #copenhagen
At the Royal Library in Copenhagen we were fortunate to work alongside the acclaimed artist Per Kierkeby. positively enhance the sense of connection that we were trying to create. Here, Kierkeby suspended a large circular canvas floating above the information desk, a painting that announces the transition between old and new. #architecture #art #copenhagen #denmark
Thor Heyerdahl College in Larvik (Norway) and its dynamic design is intended to create opportunities for academic exploration, knowledge sharing and social interaction right across the student community, as a visual metaphor honouring the ethos of the man after whom the college is named. Art piece on its walls by Banksy. #architecture #art #banksy