Hvordan løfter vi byens beton?

Asger ArnbjoernCitizen involvement, Tools, Urban Design

Hvordan kan Danmarks udsatte boligområder styrkes og gøres velfungerende? Det spørgsmål er blevet debatteret heftigt siden starten af marts, da regeringen offentliggjorde sit “ghettoudspil” med titlen ‘Ét Danmark uden parallelsamfund – Ingen ghettoer i 2030’. Udspillet tager en række problematikker … Read More

New Collaboration Down Under

Yalda PilehchianCitizen involvement, Urban Design

We’re excited to share the news about our new collaboration with Edmiston Jones GBB from Australia. The collaboration will join perspectives from two different parts of the world. Danish democratic design tradition mixed with the Australian approach that is about … Read More

User Involvement at its Best

Andreas MortensenCitizen involvement, Urban Design

We are moving full speed ahead with our Vesterbro Ungdomsgård project. Yesterday we conducted the final hearing for the three architectural elements that we are going to build in the garden together with Repos and Studio Debris from Guldminen – … Read More

Meet Our New Nomadic Intern!

Andreas MortensenResearch, Urban Design

From the kiwi coastal streets of Wellington, to the pot-holed road edges of Islamic Abu Dhabi, and after a romantically frantic cycle over Parisian cobblestones and through struggling post-colonial corners of Cape Town, I find myself on Birkegade – ready … Read More

Report: Studying Age-Integration in Cities

Andreas MortensenResearch, Urban Design

We can depart in a little correction on our behalf: We’ve come to use the word generation and age interchangeable, though they really are two different concepts. Age, relates to different kinds of time passing. It could be the biological … Read More

Designing Cities with People

Andreas MortensenTools, Urban Design

Yesterday Rasmus came back from Australia full of new inspiration and possible future cooperation. The lecture at the International Urban Design Conference was a great success, with a room packed with people, who listened, fully engaged, to our democratic design … Read More

arki_tools goes to Australia

Andreas MortensenEducation, Research, Urban Design

Democratic Urban Design is the core of our philosophy. Everyone who lives in a city, regardless of her/his age, education level, ethnicity and social class must be involved in making even the most minor decisions for her/his living environment, namely … Read More

Lousiana Museum meets Nordvest

Andreas MortensenEducation, Urban Design

street art, include everyone, learn, experiment

As you might know we are doing this great project in cooperation with Louisiana Museum and five schools from the local area, called ‘The Architecture Around You’. Through the fall the students will be working on a suggestion to an … Read More

Ethnography: meeting the real people

Andreas MortensenEducation, Tools, Urban Design

Ethnography, urban design,

Last week we started the next stage of our research project on how you can create intergenerational urban space, by beginning our work in the two last case-areas Sydhavn and Albertslund. Both unique and intriguing in their own way: Sydhavn, … Read More

Collaboration with Louisiana Museum

Andreas MortensenEducation, Urban Design

Louisiana and architecture, arki_lab, huskunstnerordningen, collaboration, Louisiana Learning, Louisiana Museum of Art,

This week, we made a quick and dramatic announcement that we have been appointed ‘house artists’ at Louisiana Gallery! This is in fact a collaborative project between the gallery, arki_lab and four schools in the local area, called ‘The Architecture … Read More

Intergenerational Research Update

Andreas MortensenResearch, Tools, Urban Design

inddragelse, aldersintegration, metoder, byrum,

arki_lab has been involved in a research project into the field of intergenerational integration, funded by the Danish Ministry of Housing, Urban and Rural Affairs. The emerging demographic shift of an ageing population brings with it a new set of … Read More

US Study Tour

Andreas MortensenEducation, Learning, Research, Urban Design

US Study Tour: Post #1 arki_lab meets rebel architect in a car-centric city US Study Tour: Post #2 US Study Tour: Post #3 How to design and build together with the youth? Visiting Project H and getting an opportunity to … Read More

Marseille In Process

Andreas MortensenCompetitions, Research, Urban Design

Last week, arki_lab was in France ! We met with the local stakeholders in Marseille, about the implementation process for our project Plan d’Aou – A new Urban Village. How did this all happen ? Let’s take a look back … Read More

arki_lab Event at Brønshøj Skole

Andreas MortensenEducation, Urban Design

Last week we organized a successful event at Brønshøj Skole with students who participated in arki_lab urban design workshops.  Our methodology in these workshops aims to educate young people about urban design and planning in an engaging way by applying … Read More