Design comfortable, sustainable visitor huts for the Abu Dhabi protected nature reserve
We’d like to take the opportunity to introduce you to the 2nd and Student prize winners of our “Iceland Volcano Museum” competition - Christian Kamp and Adrian Hildrum from Denmark!
Christian Kamp and Adrian Hildrum from Denmark
We are two Master’s students from two different departments at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, School of Architecture. We both did a Bachelor’s at the department of technology. After 2 years of internships in Belgium and Japan we caught up and decided to give this competition a try. The process of our work is based on our different experiences and knowledge. Adrian inquired into the juxtaposition between architecture and art. Christian explores the relation between human and nature.
Adrian has participated in several competitions and worked with various scales of architecture, where the smaller housing projects have been the main focus, while Christian focused on larger scale societal approaches.
To put it simply, it ́s everyday life. Atmosphere, matter and society is the content, architecture is the frame. We believe that our surroundings, on all scales, are equally important, ranging from the humble sandgrain to a majestic mountain. Architecture is simply there to complement the existing.
We seek to compose architectural quality, with a philantrophic intention, which we believe makes a difference for the people engaging with it. The architecture competition can make this possible.
A subject of consideration is that quality requires a lot of time. Participating in a competition is rewarded with a new experience, and skill is the gain of experience. Basically, you need to risk to gain, if you don’t try you won’t succeed.