Creating a new neighbourhood | Urban design involvement INVITED COMPETITION, WINNER PRODUCTION CULTURAL STRATEGY | URBAN Design PLANNING Client Carlsberg | Realdania The Danish Foundation for Culture & Sports Facilities | City of Copenhagen Collaboration Keinicke & Overgaard Arkitekter Primus Arkitekter & Streetmovement
Enabling a lively neighbourhood
Play like you’re at home
UiWE won an invited competition to design
At UiWE our focus was creating new ways for
temporary urban spaces in the new neighbourhood
people to use the area, dividing different types of
of Carlsberg with architectural office Keinicke &
traffic and users using simple graphic elements
Overgaard. Our project turns selected squares
and urban furniture. An ambition was to enable
in this unique, former industrial area into places
people to feel at home in this industrial area. We
where visitors can both hang out and be physically
aspired to enable people to redesign the area over
active. UiWE were responsible for the overall
time (as in your own home), making the urban
planning of the area and designed two squares:
furniture movable and flexible.
“Under the Pentroof” creates a unique, playful urban space with some 3200 ropes. Plads E hosts
Carlsberg urban design was presented at the
a café, new urban signage, places to sit and play.
Venice Biennale 2010.
Published on Jun 24, 2012