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

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

BuildForTheFuture: age-integration

Andreas MortensenResearch

Build for the future, young and urban planning, democratic cities, for everyone

In the weekend there was a protest festival in the North West neighborhood of Copenhagen called ’BygForFremtiden [BuildForTheFuture]’. I was asked to make a talk at the festival because arki_lab currently work with age-integration in the city, as part of … 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

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

City Link Hamburg

Andreas MortensenUncategorized

Last week, Michelle and Sue had the pleasure of attending the City Link Festival in Hamburg. “City Link started in 2012 as a co-creation project between cultural communities in Copenhagen and Hamburg with support from the City of Copenhagen and … Read More