Architecture and Extreme Environments

Salt cristal pollution cleaning shelter, Lanzhou, China
Water treatment center, Manaus, Brazil
Dealing with habitation and Malaria mosquitoes in the Amazon
Frozen textile structures in the Arctic, Svalbard
Subterranean research laboratories, Svalbard
Biological wall for temperature control, Manaus, Brazil
Bus terminal and biological symbiosis in Manaus, Brazil
Flood proof ferry terminal, Manaus - Brazil
Testing recycled plastic insulation system, Iceland
Technological critial pier, Manaus, Brazil

About Architecture and Extreme Environments

Through a site-specific approach, this Master aims to respond to present and future global challenges through research by design, fine-tuned site specific strategies and active expeditions to remote world locations where 1:1 architectural prototypes and put to the test to inform and innovate, component and building design, at home and abroad.

We mediate our presence in our environment via design and technology, often disregarding the environmental impact. It is our intention to investigate the design potential in working with technology not only as a performance orientated design parameter, but also as a process charged with aesthetic potential and cultural implications with sustainable aims, from building scale all the way to detail. 

This Master program has engaged and carried out field work in the following contexts: 2014/15 - The Arctic (Iceland, Svalbard and Greenland), 2015/16 - The Amazon (Brazil), 2016/17 - The Gobi (China) and in 2017/18 it will engage with east Africa (Tanzania) and their many challenges. 

Architecture and Extreme Environments engages actively with the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals in the teaching goals.

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Dagbog fra Gobi

Dagbog fra Gobi

Et hold studerende besøgte i 2015 Gobi-ørkenen i Kina. Følg deres feltarbejde og få et indblik i deres oplevelser i "Dagbog fra Gobi". 

The Arctic
The Amazon


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