Instruments in the landscape: BIRD HIDE

The bird sanctuary at the tip of the peninsula in the southern part of Ringkøbing Fjord is, with its unique nature, an important stopping point for migratory birds and home to Europe’s oldest continuous bird counts. Previously, public access to the area has been very limited, but through establishing new facilities the area has now been opened to visitors. These facilities consist of simple instrument-like additions in the landscape: a bird hide, watch tower, workshop, walking routes and a conversion of the Tipper House research station. The new structures are imagined as free-standing objects in the landscape, each with distinctive characteristics and subtle mutual relationships to one another and their surroundings.

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HEDELAND

New objects in an industrial landscape The project is part of a winning entry for the future development of the industrial landscape of Hedeland. The small steel structures act as reference points in the open landscape. At first sight you could wonder whether the objects are fragments or left over machinery from the area’s industry. […]

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NØRREHUS

Transformation of common courtyard The project for Ejerforeningen Nørrehus transformed the residents’ common courtyard from being a purely utilitarian space to being oriented towards leisure and community. The first stage dealt with all the surfaces, new planting and playground. The Second phase dealt with a new house for the common facilities including, room for prams, […]

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Sydney Opera Pavilion

Temporary pavilion celebrating Utzon100 For Jørn Utzon’s 100th anniversary, and the Sydney Opera’s 45th anniversary, Johansen Skovsted Arkitekter was commissioned to design a temporary pavilion based on Utzon’s architectural motifs. The pavilion is a processed mock-up of a building fragment that never existed, namely one of the plywood beams that, when put together, where to […]

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