Yesterday, Hvidovre's municipal council adopted a new local plan that gives the green light to an attractive nature and housing project called Gartnerhaven on the edge of one of the green wedges of the Finger Plan.
KHR Architecture, together with its German partner bp:plan architekten & ingenieure, has won a competition to design a new Olympiastützpunkt, a state-funded centre for top Olympic athletes located in Hamburg. The assignment includes remodelling, new construction and outdoor areas with a construction budget of EUR 31.5 million and a total of 16,820 sqm of construction.
Modules made from residual material from the sugarcane industry in Peru could accelerate the use of regenerative building materials and modular construction modules to promote both social and environmental sustainability. These are some of the ideas behind an interdisciplinary innovation project that received a lot of attention at the UIA Architecture Congress in Copenhagen.
A growing demand for care homes and architectural solutions for people with special needs has led KHR Architecture to increase its focus on this type of construction and seek partners who can ensure a high degree of insight into the user groups.
Construction of the "Am Breiten Luch" school in the Lichtenberg neighbourhood of Berlin is in full swing. Janina Zerbe, Lars Kragh and Carsten Hyldebrandt have been on site with our client, HOWOGE, and our German partner, Renner Architekten. The school with its double sports hall is scheduled for completion in the summer of 2025 and will contribute to a neighbourhood uplift in the Lichtenberg district.
KHR Architecture has advised Denmark's Export and Investment Fund, EIFO, in a comprehensive space planning process in connection with a merger of three organisations, which later this year will have joint headquarters in Orienthuset in Nordhavn.
Of course, assisted living centres should first and foremost be a home for people who can no longer live safely in their own homes. However, when we design care homes, there are many other user groups that need to be catered for. It requires great professional insight into both the field and the architectural process to create care centres that are at the same time a good home, a good workplace and a place where, for example, relatives feel welcome.
Concept architect Douglas Brandon took a detour from Texas and a career in the consulting industry, before studying architecture in Seattle and interning in Copenhagen, where he fell in love with the Danish architectural spirit. He has been with KHR since 2016 and appreciates that he has been able to try out different roles and types of assignments, as he knows it from his time as a consultant.