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Meet the interns at JAJA

Meet our interns. To get to know them better, we have asked them a series of questions Magnus Høst Where are you from, and how did you hear about JAJA? JAJA is growing in popularity at the architecture schools in Denmark obviously, but I also used...

JAJA selected to develop Hundested

We and our friends from BOGL and EKJ are selected to do a development plan for Hundested, an authentic port town in North Sealand with a busy harbor life. The goal is to create a clear direction for the future Hundested as an attractive city to visit...

JAJA on the cover of Ny Agenda 3

Parking House + Konditaget Lüders is featured on the front page of the the new publication "Ny Agenda 3" by Landscape Architect and author Annemarie Lund! The book contains 40 Danish landscape architecture projects from 2014-2020. The 40 projects have been...

Meet the JAJAs: Josefine

Josefine is our new CEO! To get to know her better, we have asked her a series of questions How did you get into architecture?  I’ve always been gifted with a creative mind and body. As a kid and young adult, I played the piano, danced, designed, and...

Game Streetmekka Aalborg wins IOC IAKS Award

Tuesday, experts from the architectural world gathered to recognize facilities that push the envelope of sporting and leisure facilities at IOC IAKS Awards. We are very happy to announce that Game Streetmekka Aalborg was awarded with a (Olympic) bronze...

We are competing to develop future Lyngby City Center

We and our teammates from LYTT, NIRAS, and Fremforsk (Centre for Future Studies) are among the three teams competing in the parallel assignment for the development of the center of Kongens Lyngby, Denmark! In 2025, the light rail (Letbanen) will run...

Meet the JAJAS: Martin

Martin is one of our newest team members. To get to know him better, we have asked him a series of questions.   How did you get into architecture?  Looking back in time I guess there must be around three main reasons. First, I have always enjoyed drawing....

We are prequalified to transform a beautiful area in Frederikstad

We and our dear friends from Dyrvik and Bogl have been prequalified to work on the amazing site "Torp Bruk" in Frederikstad, Norway. The goal is to transform the area into a vibrant neighborhood with housing and mixed use buildings. With its idyllic...

3daysofdesign: Visit our new wooden pavilion at the Swiss Embassy

Both Switzerland and Denmark are endowed with a rich history in wooden buildings and tensile structures. Having Kathrin being Swiss, we are very pleased to bring these two traditions together at the Swiss Embassy for the annual design event 3daysofdesign....

Meet the JAJAS: Christian

Christian is one of our new team members. To get to know him better, we have asked him a series of questions.   How did you get into architecture?  I’ve always enjoyed drawing, particularly buildings, and have been fond of doing technical and especially...

WE WON THE ‘MINI CO2’ MULTI STOREY HOUSE COMPETITION

Together with our friends from ONV Arkitekter we won the competition for Realdania By & Byg's sustainable five-storey wooden experimental building in Kanalbyen, Fredericia. We will do the project together with MOE who won the engineers' competition - a...

PREQUALIFIED TO DESIGN WOODEN ‘MINICO2’ MULTI STOREY HOUSE

Is building in wood the best way to save CO2 in the construction industry? Together with our friends from ONV Arkitekter we have been chosen to develop a strategy for designing and building a highly ambitious experimental building of 5 floors - made from...

Our vision for a “car free” Copenhagen is featured in ING

In a new article in ing.dk, we are sharing our thoughts on Copenhagen Mobility and how we reach the goal for the city to be CO2 neutral in 2025. Due to the upcoming local elections, the political discussion about Copenhagen mobility has already begun. Therefore our...

WE HAVE BEEN PREQUALIFIED TO DEVELOP ROSKILDE SYDVEST

We and the rest of our team – SKALA, ARKI_LAB, Rambøll, and TRAFIKPLAN – have been selected among 17 teams to the competition regarding a transformation of Roskilde Sydvest, Denmark. The goal is to transform Roskilde Sydvest into a cohesive vibrant and...

We are featured in ‘The Ideal City’ by Space10 and Gestalten

Space10 has teamed up with Gestalten to create a book that gathers world-renowned experts to explore a better urban future for all of humanity – and we are excited to share that P-hus + Konditaget Lüders is featured in this amazing book. As technology and...

JAJA Mobility Pyramid

We propose a mobility diet that reduces our environmental footprint, creates more livable cities and improved public health! Inspired by the food pyramid diagram and revamp of it done by Coop, we have taken the liberty to translate it into an easy...

Competition win! Industrial history embedded in masterplan

We are happy to announce that we and our friends from Dyrvik arkitekter and Dronninga landskap won the masterplan competition for Petersontomten – a former industrial site - in Norway! The masterplan will pioneer the fundamentally sustainable approach of...

Attending Building Green 2020

We were invited to this year’s Building Green conference which was held on October 29th. The event focused on developments over the past decade and how we accelerate sustainable construction in the future. Therefore Kathrin presented our approach to...

JAJA Mobility on the Cover

This month’s issue of ‘Arkitekten’ is with Wooden Parking House and Mobility Hub (made in collaboration with Open Platform, Rama Studio, and Søren Jensen) on the cover. ‘Mobility' is the magazine’s theme of the month and therefor our Industrial PhD fellow...

Developing new housing in Saupstad, Norway

We have been prequalified to do a parallel assignment regarding the development of Saupstad in Trondheim, Norway. The task is to develop new housing in interaction with the characteristic ‘Kvitbyen’ (The White City) – a massive housing project from the 60s...

JAJA is awarded with medal from the royal academy of fine arts

We are honoured to announce that JAJA has been awarded the Franciska Clausen Medal 2020 for the architectural work of ‘Ejler Bille's Parking House’. The award is presented by The Royal Academy of Fine Arts (Akademiraadet) and is awarded to ‘those who have created a...

Discussing the future of urban mobility

Last week, we held a workshop with several representatives from the municipality, public authorities, urban development companies, mobility providers, and academics to discuss the future of urban mobility in Copenhagen. The workshop focused on different...

Assigned to design ‘creative house for kids’

We have been assigned the task to create an interior design that respects while transforming a former monastery in Roskilde into a 'creative house for kids'. With art and culture as the focal point, it will become a meeting place where children are invited...

We are speaking at this year’s Build In Wood 2020

On August 25, Kathrin will give a lecture at the big Danish event Build in Wood 2020. The Wooden Parking House and Mobility Hub in Aarhus will be the focal point when Kathrin talks about JAJA’s work with biomaterials and the benefits of building in wood....

JAJA speaks at International Practice Talk

This Thursday (August 20), Kathrin and Robert will be speaking at the Australian Insitute of Architects as part of their International Practices series. The talk will be about JAJA’s work as an international office and how JAJA has benefited from working with...

JAJA contributes to sustainability exhibition in Santiago, Chile

Parking House + Konditaget Lüders is a part of The Nordic Embassies in Chile’s exhibition 'Nordic Sustainable Cities' in the biggest cultural centre in Chile Centro Cultural La Moneda (Santiago). The exhibition 'Sustainable Nordic Cities' is based on the...

Selected to transform Assens harbor front

We are among the three selected teams that have been selected to design a new culture house as well as a harbor front in Assens, Funen. We form teams with our friends from Bogl and Skanding. The new urban plaza by the harbor will inspire social interaction...

We contributed to the transformation of Coco Hotel

After two years of hard work and great fun, we are proud to present our work for the new Coco Hotel located in Vesterbro, Copenhagen. The transformation of the more than 90 rooms spread over five floors supports a vision to make the visitors feel comfortable and...

Shortlisted for Danish Design Award

Konditaget Lüders is shortlisted for the 2020 Danish Design Award in the 'Livable Cities' category. Danish Design Awards is the big Danish design event of the year, which celebrates the best design solutions and shows the many ways in which design can make a...

Welcome to our new team members!

JAJA would be nothing without our talented team. We recently welcomed a bunch of new colleagues, and to get to know them better, we've asked them a series of questions. Here's your chance to get to know them too.      Carl Danielsson Where are you from? I am...

Prequalified to design former stadium area in Elsinore

We - and our collaborators Dall & Lindhardtsen, Schul and EKJ engineers -  have been selected as one out of three teams, among 18 applicants, to rethink a truly unique gem in Elsinore that once used to be a stadium area. The green area is with direct...

Learning from Nyborg Castle

The Danish Government's Agency for Culture and Palaces has invited Jan to talk about our work with interpreting and revitalizing one of Denmark’s most important cultural heritage sites, the Nyborg Castle, at their 2020 Restoration Seminar. Here, he will talk about the...

We are designing Denmark’s first wooden parking house

Together with our neighbors Open Platform (OP) and Rama Studio, and our engineering friends at Søren Jensen, we have won the open competition for a new parking house in Aarhus, Denmark. The 19,300 m2 construction is Denmark’s first wooden parking house, and it will as...

Exploring space at Utzon Center’s Space Crazy exhibition

Inspired by our design for Rubjerg Knude Lighthouse, our installation, called Rumkikkert (Space Telescope), invites people to step inside a huge kaleidoscope. From the outside it looks like a portal, but from the inside everything changes. As soon as you enter,...

Greetings from the world’s new Silicon Valley

Our Industrial PhD Fellow and Head of Mobility, Robert Martin, was recently invited to Shenzhen, China as part of the global innovation lab UNLEASH. Bringing together over 1000 young professionals from around the world, UNLEASH produces solutions towards the UN’s...

On the cover

Konditaget Lüders is featured in the November edition of Garten + Landschaft, a German magazine on landscape architecture. Entitled "The City as Pacemaker", this issue explores why we must bring movement into our cities and how it can be done in different ways. Our...

More JAJA on the West Coast

Leading a team consisting of Urland, Søgaard Consulting, Finn Jorsal, Niras and Peter Kvistgaard, we are developing a strategic-physical development plan for Vejers Strandby. The project is part of Realdania’s “Vestkysten viser vejen” campaign, where the overall goal...

Konditaget Lüders receives IOC IAKS Silver Award

Presented by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the International Association for Sports and Leisure Facilities (IAKS), the IOC IAKS Award brings to public attention exemplary buildings and complexes that integrate sensible sustainability and legacy...

New covered urban space to revitalize city life in Aars

Our sketch proposal for a permanent pavilion covering the central square in the Danish town of Aars is a winner! The central square in Aars is well known for its spectacular art piece “Muren” (in English: “The Wall”) by famous Danish artist Per Kirkeby, why it has...

JAJA in the US!

Last week, our Head of Mobility and Industrial PhD Fellow, Robert, has begun a 3 month stay at the Yale School of Architecture. This trip will form a large part of our research into the future of mobility with Robert meeting leading academics in the area, while also...

JAJA in Valencia!

Our very own Giacomo tutored more than promising 100 architecture students at the School of Architecture of the CEU Cardenal Herrera University of Valencia in Spain. The annual workshop explored the architectural potential in filling the infrastructural void in front...

BLOKHUS-LØKKEN

Together with the good people of BARK Rådgivning, Lars Bernhard Jørgensen and Valentin Trafikplanlægning, we won the assignment of creating a strategic-physical development plan for Blokhus-Løkken! The aim of the plan is to map out existing capacities and...

Atlas of the Copenhagens winner of Lille Arne

The publication, Atlas of the Copenhagens, was awarded with the prestigious Lille Arne award at the Danish Architects’ Association’s annual New Year celebration on Friday! The publication was awarded together with ‘Hjem-By-Bebyggelser: Bolig og velfærd I København’,...

Gasoline Grill

During the Summer, Gasoline Grill’s newest burger bar opened at the platform of Vesterport Station. JAJA has created the facade which is designed to be experienced on the go, as you pass it in the train. Inspired by old analogue school rulers, the facade shimmers and...

We won the competition in Glyngøre Harbor!

Perched between untamed ocean and peaceful harbor waters, the Fjord House stages Glyngøre’s dramatic meeting with Limfjorden. Designed as part of the new outer pier, the Fjord House thus marks the significant contrast of high waves and occasional ice floes on one side...

JAJA researches future mobility!

JAJA launches a research department on future mobility and its impact on our cities! We are at a brink of a paradigm shift. Technological innovations (autonomous vehicles, sharing economy and digital platforms etc.), environmental awareness, political and public...

ArchDaily + Konditaget Lüders

Park ’n’ Play is eligible for nomination as ArchDaily Building of the Year 2018!! This is the 9th edition of ArchDaily’s Building of the Year Awards. Throughout this 8-day nomination period the ArchDaily readers will filter over 3,500 projects down to just a handful...

Olympic Award for Harboøre

Activity Landscape Harboøre has been honoured with an Olympic award! On 7th November, the official presentation ceremony for the 2017 IOC IPC IAKS international architecture prizes took place in Cologne, and our Activity Landscape was awarded with a Bronze Award. The...

A piece of Danish history

On Tuesday night, Nyborg Municipality and The Danish Cultural Ministry’s Agency for Culture and Palaces invited everyone for a presentation of the Nyborg Castle project in its final form. A 22-meter guard tower has been added to the castle to emphasize its historical...

Eight meters from the edge

Rubjerg Knude Lighthouse – rarely does one experience such a dramatic meeting between nature and culture… Experience it, before it’s too late. Article on DR (in...

Kathrin appointed to Danish Arts Foundation

Kathrin has just been appointed to the Danish Arts Foundation’s Committee for Architecture Grants and Project Funding! Together with the two other newly appointed members, architects Boris Brorman and Jens Thomas Arnfred, Kathrin will join the committee from 1 January...

Hjørring Municipality’s Architecture Award 2017

Rubjerg Knude Lighthouse and arrival area has received Hjørring Municipality’s Architecture Award 2017! The judge’s report describes: ”With a refined touch, the new stairway installation inside Rubjerg Knude Lighthouse adds a breathtaking experience of this dramatic...

We won Vrå School and Kindergarten

We won! Together with AART and Søren Jensen, we have designed ‘Vrå School and Children’s House’, a combined public school, daycare, and multi community house in Hjørring, Denmark. Gently nestled in the landscape, the school merges with the surrounding forest, making...

Holstebro slaughterhouse

We are excited to have been prequalified for the competition to transform the former slaughterhouse in Holstebro into a new urban district! Together with GHB Landskab, MOE, and Superflex, we will rethink the 9-acre industrial area into an urban district filled with...

JAJA wins in Grenaa

Summer win! Together with Ingeniør'ne we won the competition to transform Grenå Sportscenter!! Today an introvert building, we proposed to turn it inside out and create spaces that opens out towards its surroundings. Inviting people inside while allowing activities to...

Konditaget Lüders is nominated as ’City’s Best Urban Initiative’

Konditaget Lüders has been nominated as ’City’s Best Urban Initiative’! AOK writes about the project:” We love that the city’s rooftops are used for urban life, thus making it attractive for everyone to live a good and healthy life in the city.” We love that too!...

We won Streetmekka Aalborg

Together with Pallisgaard, MOE, Street Arena, Abekatten/Virklund, and CLEAN, we won GAME Streetmekka Aalborg! In 2018, the youth of Aalborg will be able to dance, boulder, do parkour, graffiti and a lot more in the transformed laboratory building from 1963.

1st prize for new church in Sola

Together with local architects and skilled work colleagues, Brandsberg Dhal, we won the competition to draw the new church in Sola, Norway!

JAJA to design new church in Sydhavn!

Together with Søren Jensen we won the competition of designing the new church in the Copenhagen South Harbor district. When completed in 2019, it will be the first newly built church in Copenhagen in 30 years.