Dorte Mandrup Arkitekter A/S is an international practice, based in Copenhagen, Denmark, founded by Dorte Mandrup in 1999.
Dorte Mandrup Arkitekter is managed by a professional board of directors and Dorte Mandrup as the sole owner. Chairman of the Board is experienced Flemming Andersen and furthermore 2 members of the board – Line Rix and Peter Luke.
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.
The founder and owner, Dorte Mandrup 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 Professor. Among other professional appointments, she is a board member at Louisiana Museum of Modern Art and 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. Among: Bauwelt Prize, AR Award for Emerging Architecture – and the prestigious C.F. Hansen medal.