20th and 21st Century Danish ArchitectureSemester Course

20th and 21st Century Danish Architecture, elective course at DIS Copenhagen
Major Discipline(s)
Architecture, Design
Elective Course
Fall/Spring semester

Danish architecture seen in a historical, political, social, and architectural context in relation to general European architectural developments. The ambition is to understand the Danish and Nordic approach to architecture, and how it has developed in the past two centuries, while nurturing the ability to analyze, identify, and discuss qualities of architecture. This course includes Field Studies to both early modern and contemporary examples of Danish architecture.


Courtney D. Coyne-Jensen

DIS Copenhagen Semester Faculty

CDC is an architect and urbanist working with projects situated in the nexus of teaching-practice-research as a unity. In addition to teaching in DIS, she also teaches architecture and design in the University of Copenhagen and the Royal Danish Academy, and is a Ministry-appointed Examiner for all artistic higher education programmes in Denmark. CDC has prior lived in ZA, NZ, DE, UK, US, IN, BS, and SE, as well as being an invited speaker in JP, PT, CA, AU, IT, and FR. She has published and exhibited globally and won several international grants. CDC warmly welcomes collaborations with others dedicated to architecture and design as critical inquiry, social impact, and serious play. (Pronouns: she/her & they/them)