Architecture and Design
The creative businesses are thriving in Aarhus. They are in growth and are exporting services internationally. The Danish heritage of democratic- and user-oriented architecture and design, alongside a strong culture for collaborations in Aarhus, creates an inspiring environment for architects, designers and other creative minds to break the boundaries of ‘how-we-used-to-do'.
Danish architecture is an international brand
Architects in Aarhus are market leaders within digitalization of architecture and construction, and they especially possess great skills within housing-, education- and health buildings as well as city development.
That is why architectural firms from Aarhus have the ability to develop sustainable cities and rural areas, and to contribute to solve some of the societal challenges, Denmark and the rest of the world are facing. The competences are not only recognised in Denmark, but also in the rest of the world, where architectural firms from Aarhus has drawn the lines to a long range of prestigious and award winning projects.
Designing for life
The design industry of Aarhus is well established with a range of national and international renowned design companies Aarhus. The city contains everything from a budding environment of creative freelancers to the greatest integrated design house of the north, Designit. The design businesses from Aarhus are especially engaged in interior- and product design.
Research and Education
Aarhus School of Architecture is the focal point in educating competent employees for studios and design businesses. The school has three research institutes and annually educates around 150 architects and designers. Furthermore, Aarhus University and VIA University College have several design related educations.
Aarhus is a fantastic recruitment platform. Both because the Architectural School delivers strong candidates, but also because the city's other educational institutions are strong.