Posts Tagged ‘greenland’

Katuaq Cultural Centre by Schmidt Hammer Lassen, Greenland

February 24th, 2017

Now celebrating its 20th anniversary, Schmidt Hammer Lassen won an international competition in 1992 to design the building with a proposal intended to reflect Greenland’s dramatic landscape. The 4,800-square-metre Katuaq Cultural Centre of Greenland in Nuuk has survived two decades of the country’s unforgiving climate since opening in 1997.

Ice Watch Paris installation by Olafur Eliasson, Paris – France

November 7th, 2016

Last year during COP21 (21st Conference of the Parties), artist Olafur Eliasson and geologist Minik Rosing transported twelve immense blocks of ice, harvested as free-floating icebergs from a fjord in Greenland, to Paris’ Place du Panthéon.