The winner of the architectural competition Dorte Mandrup Arkitekter
Dorte Mandrup Architects has now created a visionary building with respect for the special UNESCO-protected nature area. The upcoming Isfjordscenter in Ilulissat to develop tourism in Greenland and contributing to the understanding of climate change. A tourist attraction of international caliber has come a step closer with the choice of Dorte Mandrup Architects' proposal for a Isfjordscenter at Ilulissat. The center will help to develop Greenlandic tourism and be the world's gateway to understanding the Ice Fjord and not least the culture, the history and the significant melting of the ice cap. The parties behind the establishment is Greenland, Qaasuitsup Municipality and Realdania. - We have chosen Dorte Mandrup Architects' proposal because it is a very poetic and visionary project whose architectural whole support the overall vision beautifully. The new building will with respect for the landscape part of a great interaction with the spectacular natural area, spokesman for the panel of judges Jan Søndergård, a professor at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts and partner in KHR architects.
24. November 2022
Movie about the Icefjord and the listing as World Heritage Site
Watch this film and understand why Ilulissat Kangia is included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. Hear also about UNESCO's history and worldwide work in many areas. Also hear about how we all can contribute to preserve this unique world heritage area, so our children and grandchildren will be able to experience this fantastic area for several generations to come.Se nyhed
Kangia is the heritage of all of us - world heritage.
10. October 2022
Fejring af Verdensarvskonventionens 50 aars jubilaeumSe nyhed
20. January 2017
Update from our meeting in August in IcelandSe nyhed
20. October 2015
Architectural teams visiting Ilulissat
This week (week 43) gets Ilulissat visited by a number of the people who will help to build the new icefjordcenterSe nyhed
6. November 2013
Guide book about the icefjord
Tourists, locals and other interested parties have lacked an official, updated, informative guidebook on the World Heritage Site.Se nyhed