Guided Walking Tour of Danmarks Nationalbank: Discover the masterpiece by Arne Jacobsen

Embark on a journey through modern architectural history with a guided tour of Danmarks Nationalbank, the masterpiece of acclaimed Danish architect Arne Jacobsen. Currently undergoing major restoration to ensure its preservation for the future, this iconic building offers a unique opportunity for attendees of the UIA World Congress of Architects to explore its storied past and learn about the ongoing restoration project.

Photo: Danmarks Nationalbank

Tidspunkt:

July 4th, 2023 from 5-7 PM

Sted:

Danmarks Nationalbank, Havnegade 5, 1093 København K

Arrangeret af:

Danmarks Nationalbank and The Danish Association of Architects.

Birgitte Lindegaard Jensen

Indholdsredaktør

+45 29 28 24 57

blj@arkitektforeningen.dk

A guided walking tour for attendees of the UIA World Congress of Architects

Embark on a journey through modern architectural history with a guided tour of Danmarks Nationalbank, the masterpiece of acclaimed Danish architect Arne Jacobsen. As his final major work, the bank stands as a testament to Jacobsen’s timeless design aesthetic, earning him a place in international architectural history.

This monumentally modern building is meticulously crafted both inside and out, showcasing Jacobsen’s genius as a designer. From the imposing fortress-like exterior that reflects the bank’s role as the protector of Denmark’s finances to the surprisingly light and airy interior spaces, the building is a true gesamtkunstwerk.

As a part of Danish cultural heritage and a bustling workplace, the bank is currently undergoing major restoration to ensure its future.

Join us on this guided walking tour hosted by Danmarks Nationalbank and The Danish Association of Architects, and learn more about the history, restoration, and future of this iconic building.

Curious to learn more? Take a virtual tour of the bank now

Important tour details

Please note, that the tour is exclusive to attendees of the UIA World Congress of Architects. Limited spots are available, and you will be notified if you have secured a spot no later than three weeks prior to the event.

The building is not fully accessible, so please let us know well in advance if you have a mobility impairment that we need to accommodate.

On the tour day: Please remember to bring your conference pass. And please note that it is not possible to take pictures inside the building beyond the foyer.

 

Birgitte Lindegaard Jensen

Indholdsredaktør

+45 29 28 24 57

blj@arkitektforeningen.dk

The nearly 225 m² wedgeshaped lobby of Danmarks Nationalbank is situated at a skewed angle between Niels Juels Gade and Havnegade. The cathedrallike space rises up through the building’s six storeys to a height of nearly 20 metres. Photo: Danmarks Nationalbank
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