Nørreport Station is the Public Choice winner in LILA - Landezine International Landscape Award 2017! With 251 submitted entries this year, Landezine International Landscape Award aims to honour progressive landscape architecture practices that both significantly contribute to exploring contemporary landscape issues and offer creative solutions to challenges that our profession is facing.

 

The LILA award ceremony will be held in Ljubljana, Slovenia, 29 September 2017. 

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COBE's Dan Stubbergaard will be giving a public lecture on Monday in Stuttgart, organised by Aufbruch Stuttgart in collaboration with Hospitalhof Stuttgart, the Association of German Architects and the Baden Württemberg Chamber of Architects. Read more about the lecture here

 

When:

4 September 2017, 8 pm

 

Where:

Hospitalhof Stuttgart

Büchsenstrasse 33

DE - 70174 Stuttgart

Germany

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COBE wins the competition to transform the western part of Antwerp Ring Road from a poluted heavily trafficed area into a vibrant urban area.

 

Based on the elaborate vision to design canopies above the entire Antwerp Ring Road, COBE is, in collaboration with Omgeving and De Urbanisten, selected as one of six design teams in an international competition to transform the ring road. 

 

Read more here.

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COBE is finalist in the competition for Paper Island's new 5,000 m2 aquatics centre, in collaboration with BIG, Hundsbæk & Henriksen, SLA, Dansk Energi Management & Esbensen, Teknologisk Institut, Gade & Mortensen and A KASSEN. 

 

The project is part of the winning masterplan for Paper Island, also designed by COBE, consisting of private housing on top of a series of new halls for informal, public functions such as an event hall and an aquatics centre.

 

The City of Copenhagen will announce the winner for Paper Island's aquatic centre in December 2017.

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The Danish contribution to last year’s Venice Biennale of Architecture opens today at the Danish Architecture Centre in Copenhagen, Denmark. The exhibition, Art of Many and The Right to Space shows how Danish architects insist on creating high quality architecture to benefit the community as a whole – not just the select few.

 

COBE contributes with 8 projects in the exhibition, including Nordhavn, Aarhus Central Station Area, Nørreport Station, Tingbjerg Culture House, The Library, Copenhagen's Kids City, Ragnarock Museum and Red Cross Volunteer House.

 

The exhibition is open from today to 1 October 2017.

 

Where:

Danish Architecture Centre

Strandgade 27B

DK - 1401 Copenhagen

Denmark

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The construction of Karen Blixens Plads, also known as KUA University Square, has started. The 22,400 m2 plaza at the University of Copenhagen will be a superimposed surface of hills and valleys, offering high functional performance as well as a recreational resource. The plaza, one of the biggest in Copenhagen, is scheduled for completion in 2018.

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Join us at Monocle Quality of Life Conference 2017. COBE's Dan Stubbergaard participates in the Seameless Moves debate tomorrow discussing the future of transport and how we can create cities where mobility is accessible and works for all people.

 

Monocle Quality of Life Conference is an annual conference, gathering a diverse range of people spanning from entrepreneuers, architects, shop owners, media partners, property developers etc., for debates, informative panels, engaging hospitality and knowledge exchange. 

 

When:

Seameless Moves debate with Dan Stubbergaard, scoo.me's Magnus Schmidt and Meike Niedbal from Deutsche Bahn: 30 June 2017 at 12.00 am

 

Where:

Römischer Hof Berlin

Unter den Linden 10

DE - 10117 Berlin

Germany

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As the centrepiece of Copenhagen’s redeveloped Nordhavn, COBE unveils the completed transformation of The Silo. The former industrial silo was originally used as a storage container for grain. Fifty years later, the 17-storey silo has been converted for new use as a residential apartment building with 38 unique units, ranging from 106 m2 to 401 m2 in size, and with public functions such as event and dining facilities on the upper and lower levels.

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COBE is part of the exhibition “La ville en marchant”, opening on Monday at Archipel Centre De Culture Urbaine in Lyon, France. On show from COBE is Nørreport Station and Køge North Station.

 

“La ville en marchant” exhibits recent approaches and achievements on how to create and develop more qualitative urban environments for the pedestrians in our cities. The exhibition is based on projects from both Lyon and around the world. Read more about the exhibition here.

 

When:

The exhibition will run from 20 June until 24 September 2017.

 

Where:

Archipel Centre De Culture Urbaine

21 place des Terreaux

69001 Lyon

France

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COBE is selected by CPH City & Port Development, Metroselskabet and the City of Copenhagen to design the Nordhavn Station forecourt - the first station of the Nordhavn metro extension operating in the beginning of 2020. Nordhavn Station is part of Copenhagen’s metro network, linked to the new city circle line, Cityringen, currently under construction.  

 

The station forecourt will be covered in red brick tiles emphasizing the identity of the surrounding red Århusgade neighbourhood, the southernmost part of Nordhavn, uniting metro station, forecourt and buildings.

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