Tomorrow, Dan Stubbergaard will be keynote speaker at the fifth anniversary of Lyngby-Taarbæk City of Knowledge. The City of Knowledge is an association and alliance between a series of Danish private companies, research and educational institutions, public authorities, housing associations and citizens - all with a strong vision to develop the City of Lyngby into one of the leading knowledge-intensive university towns and business clusters in Northern Europe.

 

See more info about The City of Knowledge here.

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Roskilde Festival Folk High School is at the next stage of development as the project begins its construction today. The 3,000 m2 Roskilde Festival Folk High School is the first newly-established and newly-built folk high school of its kind in Denmark in 45 years, and also includes additional 2,600 m2 student housing. 

 

Roskilde Festival Folk High School and student housing will be completed in 2018 and is part of the masterplan for ROCKmagneten transforming the existing cement factories on site into a district for rock music, creativity and youth culture. COBE won the competition for ROCKmagneten in 2009 together with MVRDV.

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Krøyers Plads is announced finalist in Architizer’s 2017 A+Awards in the Residential Multi Unit Housing category, selected by over 400 jurors. As the world’s largest awards program for architecture, Architizer’s A+Awards celebrates the diverse talent of designers the past year.

 

As finalist, Krøyers Plads is among others competing for the Popular Choice Award where the online community votes for his/her favorite project. Register your vote for Krøyers Plads here.

 

Voting opens today and runs until March 31 2017.

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The planning work for Deutzer Hafen in Cologne has started up. The project transforms the old industrial harbour of Cologne into a lively and sustainable new neighbourhood with a huge waterfall and public swimming pool as landmark.

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COBE will be attending the upcoming MIPIM conference in Cannes, France, running 14-17 March 2017, with our finalist project for the MIPIM Awards 2017: Paper Island. 

 

We look forward to meeting many of our clients, collaborators and colleagues in Cannes. Please don’t hesitate to contact us for a meeting.

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Our architectural terracotta collection, designed in collaboration with Kilo Design, has been honoured in Wallpaper* Design Awards 2017. Inspired by COBE’s Forfatterhuset Kindergarten and its unique brick slats and green roof gardens, the pots bridge scale and design, and bring the city and architecture into the living room.

 

See more info here.

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COBE is part of the exhibition Art of Many - the Right to Space at Utzon Center, opening today. The exhibition showcases the Danish contribution to last year’s Architecture Biennale in Venice, displaying the narrative of how Danish architects in collaboration with planners, politicians and clients focus on creating architecture for the people.

 

The exhibition will run from 9 February untill 28 May 2017.

 

Location: 

Utzon Center, Slotspladsen 4, 9000 Aalborg, Denmark

 

See more info here.

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Frederiksvej Kindergarten has won the prestigious 2017 Building of the Year Award - hosted by Archdaily, the world's most visited architecture blog. More than 75.000 ArchDaily readers around the world have voted and chosen the 16 best works in 2016. Frederiksvej Kindergarten wins for Best Educational Architecture.


Read more and see the 15 other awarded projects here.

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Paper Island is a finalist for MIPIM Awards 2017, shortlisted as ‘Best Futura Project’. The winner will be announced at the prestigious MIPIM Award Ceremony, which will take place March 16 2017 in Cannes, France.

 

See all the MIPIM finalists here

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Nørreport Station is announced as the winner of the Danish Lighting Award 2016 - awarded for the way light supports and guides the natural flow of people while underlining the architectural concept. The light design at Nørreport Station has been crucial for the project to avoid dark areas and reduce the sense of insecurity.

 

Presented since 2008 by The Danish Lighting Center, the award promotes the use of good and appropriate lighting and disseminates information for the improvement of the lighted environment to the benefit of society.

 

See more info here.

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