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

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

From France to Denmark for an Internship

Andreas MortensenEducation, Research

internship, france, exchange, laboratory, experiments,

Malou made an amazing documentation of her summer internship at arki_lab, which you can view in its totality in the end of this post. Below are a few excerpts translated from French, with the original text at the bottom. ENGLISH: … Read More