Guest blog by Elizabeth Vamos

Andreas MortensenEducation, Research

Good urban design is all about context. Most designers understand that simple rule, but many of us have to face a major challenge: how to transfer strategies, tools, and processes from one context to another. And I’ll admit that when … 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

Mini-pavillion Competition with Himmelev Skole

Andreas MortensenCompetitions, Education

competition, Kongens have

This spring the Danish Architect’s Association arranged their very first architecture competition for children. The task was to design a mini-pavillion for Kongens Have in Copenhagen, and by doing so, the children should gain an understanding for architectural practice and … 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

Seminar at Johannes Gymnasiet

Andreas MortensenCitizen involvement, Education

Today arki_lab has conducted an introduction seminar for high school students at Johannes Gymnasiet in Frederiksberg, who will participate in our design project over the course of their spring semester. Our teaching method will enable the students at Johannes Gymnasiet … Read More