Case Studies

Visit to UN City – 3XN/GXN

Yesterday we visited 3XN/GXN’s studio in an old gunboat shed in Holmen, Copenhagen. We learned about their combined research and architecture divisions and saw some of GXN’s material research first hand. To learn more about this research, see one of our previous posts. They gave us a rare, behind-the-scenes tour of the UN City building […]

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NEWS

We’re off to Denmark!

Denmark – We are excited to embark on the Denmark leg of our Prix de Rome research trip today! Starting on Monday we will temporarily divert from our weekly post schedule with daily posts for 8 days journaling our findings from Copenhagen, Denmark and Malmö, Sweden. We will be posting about the innovative projects that […]

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Case Studies

St. Kjeld’s Neighbourhood

‘Climate change is a huge opportunity to build greener cities. We should stop pushing nature away and stop pretending that we can push the weather away.’ —Flemming Rafn Thomsen, Architect, Tredje Natur DENMARK – A neighbourhood in the port city of Copenhagen, St. Kjeld’s, was partially revitalized in 2014 as the world’s first climate-change-adapted neighborhood, […]

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Case Studies

The Mountain | Denmark

Denmark – A residential development called “The Mountain,” known for its distinct form amidst the suburban district of Ørestad, is one of the highlights on our upcoming trip to Copenhagen. Instead of creating two separate buildings for parking and living, architects BIG chose to combine these two programs in a form that allows all 80 […]

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