Programme

Urbanism & Societal Change

'Boxed Logic’ explores depopulating Rødby Havn as a strategic location for new forms of production: incorporating intensive food production centre, temporary festival venue and holiday resort. Afgang 2015, Jack Minchella
'Microrayon Futures’ addressed the challenges of soviet housing complexes under post-soviet conditions in Riga, Latvia (ownership plot lines in colour). Candidate studio 2016, Caroline Richardt-Beck, Jakob Hybel and Robert Martin
'#planning’ consists of a study for a retroactive public information campaign concerning the lopsided Danish Planning Act debate 2014-2016 – intended to support a more democratic and constructive public debate about our common future. Afgang 2017, Cecilie Overgaard Rasmussen
This project explores strategies of selective building relocation and new formats of urban landscape in response to predicted sea-level rise effects in Copenhagen. Candidate studio 2016, Aleksandr Novak et al
Explorations of socio-spatial integration strategies between Mjolnerparken and surrounding; and in providing expanded and diversified shared spaces between dwelling units. Candidate studio 2016, Jack Perry and Ania Pieranska
Right To Dwell Think Tank as a response to Copenhagen’s affordable housing crisis. Positioning human and non-human actors, defining relations, barriers, and potential plans of action to resolving crisis. Candidate studio 2017, Marcus Vesterager
Adaptive spatial structures. Adapting to sea-level rise tipping points at Christianshavn. Candidate studio 2016, Joanna Gaida
Church of (Ex)Change. With the folk high school as a point of reference, a School of Welfare is propoedl to transform one of the city’s empty churches into a place of semi-permanent residence for refugees coming to Copenhagen, as well as a meeting place for all the city’s residents. Afgang 2016, Jakob Hybel
Spatial-demographic strategies for Rødby’s alternate future – in response to its position at the intersection of de-population and population ageing. Candidate studio 2015, Liva Krieslere, Woody Wang and Benjamin Jaeger

Short about Urbanism & Societal Change

'Urbanism & Societal Change' is based upon the ambitions:

  • to embed the architectural/urban project within the dynamic conditions of contemporary society,
  • to couple research and design within the project process in order to formulate relevant responses, and
  • to train future architects as leading actors in the sustainable development of the built environment. 

Graduation Projects from Urbanism and Societal Change

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