Next Wednesday, city architect Camilla van Deurs invites you to a relatively new city district. The green neighborhood of Ørestad in South Copenhagen is located right on the seafront, and is known for its great pieces of modern architecture, like multifunctional Royal Arena, and residential complex "8 tallet".
During the tour, you will visit one of the buildings nominated for this year Bygningspræmiering - the Building Award, which has been given by Copenhagen commune since 1902. Circle-shaped Kalvebod Fælled skole is the first completely new public school built in Copenhagen commune after the latest school reform.
Not sure what to do this Saturday? Then take your bicycle, and join a guided tour around Carlsberg! New city architect Camila van Deurs will show best new architecture of the neighborhood, nominated for Bygningspræmiering - the Building Award, which has been given by Copenhagen commune since 1902.
Some of the objects you will see during the excursion:
- Montagehallen (the Assembly Hall) - a former industrial building, which has been transformed into the modern lively district of Valby Maskinfabrik;
- Dipylon Hus, located in the very center of Carlsberg next to the historical Dipylon (the Double Gate);
- Amaryllis Hus with its relief brick façade with different shades of color.
The event will be held in Danish (for English, sign up for Nørrebro guided tour on April 2!)
If you're still not sure whether Housing the Human events are something for you, check out it's amazing teaser!
Forecast Housing the Human is unveiling the first-stage prototypes of the five selected concepts at the Copenhagen Architecture Festival (CAFx) from April 4-30, at KADK Bibliotheket. CAFx: Grand Exhibition Opening of Housing the Human
The architects, designers, and artists selected by the Housing the Human experts will present first-stage prototypes addressing social, ecological, and aesthetic aspects of the future of housing and communal living. The five prototypes are being developed over the course of a year and will be displayed to the public on two further occasions.
Certain Measures, Mae-ling Lokko, Simone C Niquille, Lucia Tahan, and Dasha Tsapenko will each show an interim phase of their project and offer insights into the process and challenges up to this stage in a public lecture followed by a guided tour at the KADK Biblioteket on April 4. The prototypes will be on view through April 30.
In addition, Housing the Human is holding two panel discussions on the future of housing and co-existence headed by architect and curator James Taylor-Foster on April 5, at The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, School of Architecture and Design KADK, Auditorium 6:
CAFxHousing the Human: Panel Discussion - On-demand living
CAFxHousing the Human: Panel Discussion - Upcycling
Admission is free to all Housing the Human events!