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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Dan Stubbergaard is currently leading a master studio at the University of Washington, Department of Architecture in Seattle, US. In that connection, he will deliver a lecture on COBE's learnings from Copenhagen the past 10 years. The lecture is free and open to the public.

 

Read more about it here.

 

When:

24 May at 6.00 PM

 

Where: 

University of Washington
Department of Architecture

Architecture Hall 147
Seattle, WA 98195-5720
USA

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This Wednesday, COBE’s Dan Stubbergaard will give a lecture in Istanbul at ​İş Sanat Cultural Center concerning COBE’s work for the past 10 years. He will be the third guest of the “T Meetings” series, which was guested by Sou Fujimoto and Winy Maas last year.

 

Check out the program here.

 

When:

May 10 2017 6.30 - 10.30 pm

 

Where:

​İş Sanat Cultural Center

Şişli, İş Kuleleri, Büyükdere Caddesi

34330 Levent/Istanbul

Turkey

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One year has passed since we celebrated the opening of Ragnarock - Denmark’s new museum of rock, pop and youth culture.

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The district plan for Paper Island has been approved by Copenhagen City Council, paving the way to begin site preparation in 2018 and construction in 2019. The future Paper Island will consist of a series of new halls for informal, public functions. Private housing will be placed on top of the halls encircling a green and intimate courtyard. The project is set for completion in 2021.

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Since 1902, the City of Copenhagen has once a year awarded the best buildings and urban environments of Copenhagen with the purpose to inspire architects and their commissioners to create innovative contemporary architecture, and thus increase quality of life for all inhabitants of Copenhagen. 

 

This year, Krøyers Plads is awarded Best Housing Project in the city, presented today at Copenhagen's city hall by Mayor of Culture and Leisure Carl Christian Ebbesen.

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Copenhagen Architecture Festival 2017 kicks off Thursday April 27, and in collaboration with the festival, COBE will be hosting a series of unique events.

 

In addition, COBE’s Dan Stubbergaard has together with designer Henrik Vibskov curated five films during the festival running from April 27 until May 7.

 

Debates:

May 3: CAFx COBE: Papirøen Revisited

May 4: CAFx DR K and COBE: Fantastiske Forvandlinger

 

Films:

April 27-May 6: Dan Stubbergaard x Henrik Vibskov 

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Krøyers Plads is the Architizer A+ Award Jury Winner in the Multi Unit Housing - Mid Rise (5-15 Floors) Category!

 

As the world’s largest and fastest growing website for architecture, Architizer's awards programme received entries from more than 100 countries this year representing the best of architecture and design worldwide. 


Read more about the winners of Architizer’s 2017 A+ Awards here.

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