What does architecture related to the Nordic welfare states look like today? This book focuses on such recent public institutions as new school buildings, kindergartens, educational buildings, social housing and care facilities for the elderly or young people made by famous and trendsetting Danish architectural firms. By means of illustrations and texts, the book shows how current developments in contemporary architecture are taking form in brand new buildings and projects. All the projects are made by well-known and innovative Danish architectural firms, i.e.: H Henning Larsen Architects, Arkitema Architects, Erik Møller Architects, Tegnestuen Vandkunsten, Vilhelm Lauritzen Architects, KPF Arkitekter, and many others.