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New pro­ject elim­i­nates build­ing waste

  • Project  
  16 May 2019

With a €75 MIO budget and 30 partners from the cities of Copenhagen, Hamburg, London, and the Helsinki region, Vandkunsten is to pave the way for circular economy and regenerative cities.

Vand­kun­sten’s first graphic de­sign­ers have grad­u­ated

  • News,  
  • Vandkunsten  
  8 April 2019

Congratulations to Signe and Astrid who have finished their apprenticeship tests

Lis­b­jerg Bakke fea­tured as best case of Nordic Wood Con­struc­tion

  • News,  
  • Project  
  4 April 2019

Wood is good – now 25 contemporary Nordic wood projects are show cased in a report by the Nordic Council of Ministers and Climate Kic Nordic<br />

Ma­jor mile­stone for mas­sive ren­o­va­tion pro­ject

  • Project  
  27 March 2019

The first 500 units have been completed in the major renovation of social housing of Albertslund Syd.

Sta­tus from the air above Køge

  • Project  
  25 March 2019

Brand new aeral photos show the development of Køge Kyst and several of Vandkunsten's projects.

Pre-qual­i­fied in Ran­ders

  • News  
  20 March 2019

Following the vision to bring the city to the sea, we are going to design a future proof, pragmatic and sustainable development plan, which is going to be the primary tool in realizing the largest urban project in the history of Randers<br />

Ex­hibit­ing colour as el­e­ment

  • Events  
  18 March 2019

The exhibition Colour Days at A. Petersen’s celebrates colour in design, crafts, and architecture. Vandkunsten Architects takes part with two objects.

Vand­kun­sten books avail­able for pre-or­der

  • News  
  20 January 2019

Themes around current Housing and Renovation & Transformation projects, distinguished Nordic publishers Arvinius + Orfeus will launch two books featuring Vandkunsten projects in September.

In­te­rior wood pan­els among fi­nal­ists in cir­cu­lar chal­lenge

  • News,  
  • Project  
  2 November 2018

RePanel is an interior wall panel system made from reused wood. We want to scale up the production of a range of panels to offer new materiality and improved indoor climate in modern construction and renovation. Apply before December 3rd to be on our the team and further develop the idea in the Circular Construction Challenge.

Recog­ni­tion to new ur­ban land­scape in Aal­borg

  • News,  
  • Project  
  15 October 2018

the City of Aalborg has awarded the Tornhøj connection among the best archirtecture of the year. The suburban Kickstart project forms an attractive connection between very diverse districts.

A bridge and a new ur­ban land­scape in Aal­borg

  • News,  
  • Project  
  29 August 2018

New infrastructure and an urban space forms an attractive connection between very diverse districts in the City of Aalborg

New bridge con­nects me­dieval town with its new ur­ban dis­tricts

  • News,  
  • Project  
  5 August 2018

With a local version of the Spanish Steps, a new pedestrian bridge in Køge connects the old town's central parts with new districts of urban development

Com­pe­ti­tion win for new cul­ture house and the­ater

  • News  
  20 June 2018

An old cherished structure is the pivot point for a new culture house and theater. Vandkunsten Architects with Orbicon and AIX Arkitekter have won the competition which is the first step of a new masterplan for the centre of Hvidovre

Re­beauty at the Venice Ar­chi­tec­ture Bi­en­nale

  • Events,  
  • Project  
  23 May 2018

Reduse, reuse, recycle - rebeauty - Our vision for a grand renovation of social housing in Albertslund is exhibited at the Venice Architecture Biennale all summer.

A ca­reer at Vand­kun­sten Ar­chi­tects

  • Career,  
  • Vandkunsten  
  22 May 2018

We are happy to receive your application and portfolio for jobs or internships.

In­ter­na­tional sem­i­nar on data and ar­chi­tec­ture

  • Events  
  1 May 2018

Event May 18th 2018/ A big event and a book launch finalizes a three-year collaboration between architecture studios and universities. Project partners of Nordic Built STED would like to invite architects, engineers and others from the building industry to an introduction to the tools and processes developed or implemented during the project.

Stu­dent hous­ing in listed build­ing nom­i­nated for city’s best

  • News  
  18 April 2018

Raw but affectionate renovation highlights architectural qualities and brings forth new ones.

Ex­hi­bi­tion Ex­hi­bi­tion

  • Events  
  12 April 2018

Spring time is exhibition time and Vandkunsten projects are featured across Europe. Housing for future trends and challenges for livable cities, living well by the water - and using collaborations to innovate are among the themes.

Key-note at the Royal Dan­ish Acad­emy

  • Events  
  16 March 2018

Vandkunsten partner Jan Albrechtsen is key note speaker in a seminar on housing at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts, School of Architecture, Institute for Architecture and Technology.

Launch­ing Vand­kun­sten Mag­a­zines

  • News  
  20 February 2018

Two publications about housing and renovations and transformation projects are now available. Vandkunsten Magazines is our new series that feature current works - an English version is on its way this spring!

Ex­hi­bi­tion of Dan­ish hu­man­is­tic ar­chi­tec­ture

  • Events  
  4 July 2017

All summer is the chance to experience our projects for Køge Coast and Bank Mikkelsens Vej. The projects were selected for the 2016 Venice Biennale. Now this exhibit is in Copenhagen for the rest of the summer - until October 1st 2017

The build­ing of care in­sti­tu­tions at Bank Mikkelsens Vej has be­gun

  • News  
  21 June 2017

On june 21. the mayor af Gentofte Kommune Hans Toft started the construction of Bank Mikkelsens Vej. The first fase consists of 48 dwellings and administration facilities, and is expected to be finished in 2018.

Shared hous­ing for se­niors

  • News,  
  • Project  
  15 June 2017

We will design another shared housing project in Køge. This time for seniors 50+. It has been estimated that 80.000+ seniors dream of living together, yet there are limited adequate facilities for this lifestyle. That is why we are thrilled to have been invited to design units for seniors

A golden icon for the city of Aarhus

  5 May 2017

We are proud to reveal that our team with JNC Bolig, Transform,Plan and Process, and MOE has been appointed winner of the Gellerup Blok B4 competition!

Mod­ern ‘Mews houses’ best hous­ing

  • Project  
  28 April 2017

Qualities in popular 1900-housing have inspired the contemporary townhouses that have now been awarded medal of beauty by the City of Copenhagen.

Speak­ing on the role of de­tails in ar­chi­tec­ture

  21 April 2017

What is the role (importance) of detailing in today’s building practices?<br /> Has the need for well-developed and refined details linked to the specific project disappeared?<br /> Speaking at the Cinark-seminar May 4th 2017

In­no­v­a­tive Build­ing Groups form­ing in Køge

  • News,  
  • Project  
  9 March 2017

In Building Groups future home owners unite to achieve more freedom in the design and construction of their future home. Vandkunsten Architects will design the homes of the building groups forming now in the Køge Kyst neighborhood

Re­beauty – new re­port on reusing build­ing ma­te­ri­als

  • News,  
  • Project  
  7 March 2017

Without beauty no sustainability - our research shows that direct reuse can be beautiful - it pays off - and does in fact save ressources - and now the report is available in a nice printed version.

Ur­ban trans­for­ma­tion of the County Hos­pi­tal

  • News,  
  • Project  
  3 March 2017

History, modern urban development and architecture form the identity and innovation in the future neighborhood in Aarhus – first stage of the parallel assignment has been published.

A hous­ing cas­tle wins in Svend­borg

  • News,  
  • Project  
  1 March 2017

Reused bricks and the best view in town – a worn out public school in Svendborg will become a housing castle with 115 almost palatial yet non-profit apartments

Build­ing more high-qual­ity so­cial hous­ing in Valby

  • Project  
  21 February 2017

Together with Dominia we have won the assignment to build 50 non-profit family homes and 14 student apartments at Grønttorvet for the clients, non-profit housing administrators SAB and AKB for KAB and the Parent Foundation (ForældreFonden).

No sus­tain­abil­ity with­out sauna

  • Vandkunsten  
  21 December 2016

With a winter motif from our project in Oslo, Norway, from all of os to all of you, here is Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

Trans­for­ma­tion of the Aal­borg har­bor front

  • News,  
  • Project  
  15 December 2016

Vandkunsten Architects is selected to continue the work on the development plan for a new urban area in Aalborg

Fol­low the Vand­kun­sten ad­vent cal­en­dar

  • Events  
  1 December 2016

All of December you can follow the Vandkunsten advent calendar on Instagram. We have found a bunch of hand drawings from the archives to share - one a day.

Top­ping-out cer­e­mony for the com­mu­nity house Søn­der­gaard

  • Project  
  28 November 2016

A round building – perfect on the rare occasion. Topping out ceremony in Målev.

Nom­i­nated for the Dan­ish Wood Award 2016

  • News  
  21 October 2016

Vandkunsten is nominated for the prestigious Danish Wood Award 2016 for our innovative work with wood to achieve sustainable architecture.

Lec­ture at Har­vard

  • Events  
  14 October 2016

Creating close relationships between landscape and buildings has been an integrated part of our practice at Vandkunsten Architects since the 1970s. Partner Thomas Nybo Rasmussen presents iconic projects in Boston

Team Vand­kun­sten wins mas­ter­plan com­pe­ti­tion for Am­ager Fælled Neigh­bor­hood

  • News,  
  • Project  
  13 October 2016

The new masterplan combines city and nature in a new way and is developed using Nature-based Solutions.

Read the re­port from our Nordic reuse pro­ject

  • News,  
  • Project  
  11 October 2016

New report shows that the environment is in it for the win when building materials are reused. Interdiciplinary Nordic research project adds new parameters to the repertoire for sustainable construction.

New book on adapt­able ar­chi­tec­ture

  • News  
  20 August 2016

New book combines theory and practice and features Vandkunsten projects

We won the Al­men­Bolig+5

  • News,  
  • Project  
  7 June 2016

We have won the competition for Non-ProfitHousing+ (AlmenBolig+) to be built in Valby and Hillerød. AlmenBolig+ is a new type of not for profit affordable housing commissioned and managed by the tenant owned non-profit housing manager KAB.