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Henning Larsen

Vesterbrogade 76, Copenhagen, Denmark



This is the official page for Henning Larsen Architects. Look here for inspiration and knowledge about people, space, and daylight. Join the conversation! Henning Larsen is one of the most progressive and professional architectural practices in the world. Originating from the Scandinavian architectural tradition – aesthetically, socially and intellectually, we aim to create vibrant, sustainable buildings that transcend their physical bounds and provide lasting value to the user, culture and society of which they are part.

We were founded in 1959 by architect Henning Larsen, whose name we proudly carry today. We create architecture with curiosity and artistic audacity that rests on a foundation of knowledge and attention to detail. Our projects are generous and give people the opportunity to experience the unexpected. We work together in a non-hierarchical community.

Copenhagen is our base, but our projects are born in harmony with the world around us. With offices in New York, Munich, Hong Kong, Riyadh, Oslo and the Faroe Islands, we work globally, but always with a local presence.

We challenge, shape and change the physical environment, from architecture to planning and design – creating good social spaces for human connection and activity. Our expertise lies in identity-creating cultural buildings, educational institutions, headquarters and cities. Our approach is scientific and evidence-based. We master all aspects of complex construction processes with resolute professionalism. We take responsibility and never compromise on quality.

The field we work in is defined by people, daylight and space. Our solutions are living architecture designed for people. We bring daylight into all of our buildings, because daylight gives rise to life and joy. As architects, space is our foundation – and we design it in an ever-evolving process that pushes the boundaries of what is possible.

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Tomorrow at the World Architecture Festival, Jacob Kurek will be giving a keynote on Henning Larsen’s approach to performance spaces – a subject close to heart! He will be sharing our insights on designing the award-winning Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre in Iceland, and join the PLANE—SITE panel discussion afterwards with Tateo Nakajima of Arup Group and Michel Cova of dUCKS scéno. #WAF2017

We designed a new extension for the Art Museum in Videbaek, Denmark. An inviting pavilion in close connection with the surrounding nature. More pictures here: Photo: Kirstine Mengel

It appears to grow out of the dramatic Faroese landscape while encouraging movement and play. We just won the competition for the new GJÁI kindergarten that will create a beautiful framework for children in the municipality of Eystur. Read more:

We are now hiring an experienced landscape architect with a strong focus on sustainability for projects worldwide. Is it you? Read more [in Danish]:

Our proposal for the new Munich Concert Hall received an honorable mention alongside Zaha Hadid Architects, Mecanoo and Christ & Gantenbein. The competition was international and attended by more than 30 architectural practices. Read more:

At the new building for Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, we have moved the learning outside of the traditional classroom and secured a strong connection to the city of Frankfurt, Europe's financial capital. The school opens today. Read more: Photos: Karsten Thormaehlen

We are now hiring architecture and interior architecture students to join our office in Munich from mid-January 2018. Is it you? Apply now:

Watch Partner Nina La Cour Sell sketch the Etobicoke Civic Centre in Toronto. A flexible and diverse array of outdoor spaces and buildings designed for the people.

Together with IKEA, we have opened up the well-known 'Blue Box' to its surroundings, created a public green roof, integrated daylight and much more.

Got 36 hours to spend in Aarhus, Denmark? According to The New York Times, you should drop by Moesgaard Museum!

The unique geometry of the Harpa facade causes the glass to change color and opacity with the angle of the sun. Find more facts on our collaboration with Studio Olafur Eliasson in Architizer.

Honored to receive an AIA International Region Design Award by The American Institute of Architects' for the Siemens HQ in Munich. The award celebrates the building's design as well as its sustainable solutions.


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