Nordic architecture

Nordic architecture is known throughout the world for simplicity and functionality.

Nordic architecture and design became influenced by the Modernist aesthetic combined with minimal structures with simple interiors and raw materials in the 1950s and 60s. The Danish architect Bjarke Ingels is world renown for his architecture both in Denmark and the rest of the world.

What are the characteristics of Nordic architecture

The Nordic countries share some common features in their architecture. One feature is the persistent tradition for adapting architecture to its context. The social understanding, focus on social welfare and the culture of equality have ensured a high quality of ordinary building projects.

In the Nordic countries, they have a tradition of working with materials in a homogeneous manner, and the same respect for good craftsmanship together with creating an architecture of high quality.