Tune in to the PA Talks series with Kim Herforth Nielsen, Danish architect and co-founder of 3XN Architects with Hamid Hassanzadeh, the founder of PA discussing some noteworthy and mesmerizing works of Nielsen in Danish Architecture.
About Kim Herforth Nielsen
Kim Herforth Nielsen graduated from the Aarhus School of Architecture in 1981 and was one of the three Nielsen-founders in 1986. Ever since he has been the driving force behind 3XN, and been involved in all the practice’s major projects. He is often called upon as a jury member in international architectural competitions, and as a lecturer at art academies and universities around the world. He is a Knight of Dannebrog and has received Denmark’s highest architectural honor, the C.F. Hansen Medaille
Kim is the architect behind many of Copenhagen’s most distinctive buildings. Royal Arena, Den Blå Planet – Denmark’s National Aquarium, UN City, and Ørestad Gymnasium are just some of the many buildings designed by his hand and are admired by countless eyes every day. Kim Herforth Nielsen has been a prominent figure in Danish and international architecture since then. Kim has been at the forefront of a number of projects, such as Ørestad College and Royal Arena in Copenhagen, the Danish Embassy in Berlin, International Olympic Committee’s HQ in Lausanne, and Sydney Fish Market.
From 2008-2013, Kim Herforth Nielsen was a jury member at the World Architecture Festival. He is a member of the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, the PAR’s Prize Committee and a judge with the Danish Architectural Association. He lectures and teaches at art academies and universities all over the world, and since 2013 he has been chairman of the Danish Arts Foundation Architecture Committee.