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

Everyone Wants a Water Slide in Their Front Yard

Andreas MortensenTools

Last Wednesday we had a user involvement session at Vesterbro Ungdomsgård, Where we talked to the members about their dreams, needs and preferences for the front yard. The front yard makeover project was launched in 2014, and now arki_lab together … Read More

Merry “Upcycled” Christmas

Andreas MortensenSustainability, Tools

Dear Friends, Collaborators and Students, 2015 is nearing its end and we are proud to look back at a year filled to the brim with exciting new projects, wonderful new acquaintances and a continuation of our work towards designing cities … 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

Urban Planner for a Week

Andreas MortensenEducation, Research, Tools

internship, design for young kids, tweens, designing with people

Last week we were lucky to have the bright student Bjørn as our intern, who contacted us, because we did a one-year architecture project at Brønshøj School. Through the week he should work like a real urban planner working on … 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

Design by and for Kids at Ordrup Skole

Andreas MortensenEducation, Tools

Designing with kids

We recently finished a longer project at Ordrup Skole, where 3rd graders have been mapping, analyzing and designing new solutions for their in and outdoor school environment. What was particularly interesting with this project was that it gave us an … Read More

Workshop + Exhibition at Johannes Gymnasiet

Andreas MortensenEducation, Interior Design, Sustainability, Tools

design thinking, huskunstnerordningen, co-creation, process., hands-on-learning, sustainable clasroom

Tags: arkilab,Design Thinking,Co-Creation,Process,Johannes Gymnasiet,huskunstnerordningen,Sustainable Classroom,Hands-On Learning,Ideate,Citizen Ownership Last Thursday our design project with Johannes Gymnasiet moved along toward a final exhibition of student solutions to better their academic and social spaces. With the students of classes 1.z and 2.z, we … 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

Urban Run with Blågård School

Andreas MortensenEducation, Tools

Last week, 80 young people, both 7th and 8th graders from Blågårdskolen, joined arki_lab for an urban run through Copenhagen. It was a successful session, the good weather was part of it, and students had fun while exercising both through … Read More