A number of new multi-purpose cultural centres have seen the light of day in recent years. In large towns and villages, the buildings serve as informal meeting places, bringing together local communities for activities ranging from sport and meals to salsa and yoga.
Get the views of both a Danish researcher and the chairman of the National Association of Cultural Centres in Denmark on the new multi-purpose cultural centres.
Read an interview with the architect Erik Brandt Dam, who describes the process of transforming a former school into a sports and cultural centre, awarded with the Danish Retrofit Award 2017.
And get a number of exiting points from Robert Schmitz, partner and lead architect at White Architects. He is part of the team that has designed the award-winning Skellefteå Cultural Centre in Sweden.