Examples of how sustainable architecture can reduce the climate footprint and protect buildings and urban areas against climate change.
Climate change calls for stronger initiatives in the building and construction sector – on the one hand to promote broader use of sustainable solutions for reducing greenhouse gas emissions, and on the other hand to make our buildings and cities more resilient to climate change.
We have collected a number of examples of green architecture which, in different ways, implement innovative solutions and prompt us to ‘think new’ in the green transition. Cases that shows how Danish Architectural Firms uses planning, architecture and the landscape to create value with less impact on the climate and to protect Danish assets against climate change.
A renovation in Sønderparken has resulted in that the crime in the area has dropped by 50%.
Trigeparken, which is from 1980-1981, was so rundown in every way before the renovation.
A world-class climate adaptation project is located at Østerbro, Copenhagen.
Housing on Lisbjerg Hill
A modern wooden construction that shows the way when it comes to climate-friendly public housing.
Novo Nordisk Nature Park
Lush nature, insects and dead trees adorn one of Denmark's most successful companies.
Climate Change Adaptation, Kokkedal
In Kokkedal, climate adaptation and urban renewal go hand-in-hand.
The Climate Tile
A pavement system for collecting and recycling rainfall for rain to be used as a positive resource.
The success of Upcycle Studios spearheads the industry towards sustainability.
At Nørrebro, you’ll find Denmark’s first DGNB-certified full-scale renovation.
Energy renovation shows the way: How to secure our existing housing stock in the future.
Water on the sidelines
In Gladsaxe, technical and recreational solutions go hand in hand with a rainwater project.
Green Solution House
Experimentarium for green ideas bridges Danish tourism and industry.
In the general housing construction in Gladsaxe focus is on the environment and attractive neighborhood.
Ramboll Head Office
Climate adaptation and innovative architecture strengthen Ramboll's brand, as a visionary company.
A new generation of public housing that is cheap, sustainable and attractive.
Department of Food Science at KU SCIENCE
Sustainability and energy optimisation are conscious choices in the design of the building.
Green Lighthouse has become a showcase for the future of sustainable public construction.
At the Sunhouse, children are taught how to live in synergy with nature and the environment.
KMC Nordhavn is the first DGNB-certified office and commercial building in Denmark.
The combined technical plant and recreation area, Selsmosen, creates added value in Taastrup.
Rabalderparken in Roskilde combines recreational areas with technical facilities for draining rainwater.
The furniture wall that has saved Lemvig Municipality from damage costs of many millions of dollars.
University of Southern Denmark – Campus Kolding
A campus that uses 20-25 % less energy than similar buildings.
Ryesgade 30 A-C
Sustainable urban densification and energy efficiency of property at Ryesgade 30 A-C in Copenhagen.
Copenhagen Towers - interior
Copenhagen Towers interior takes upcycling and sustainable materials to a whole new level.
Where environment and sustainability are at stake, in both everyday activities and architecture.
New single-family house reduces climate impact by 86 %. The buzzword is UPCYCLING.
'Brick House' has a minimum life of 150 years and a maintenance-free facade for a minimum of 50 years.
Lindevangsparken and The Loop
The project shows how an innovative approach allows us to keep the water above ground.
The park has had 20 times more visitors and 15 times more cyclists during weekends.
Fredensborg School Vilhelmsro
Fredensborg School Vilhelmsro is a strong role model for the future of climate-adapted school buildings.
The Modern Seaweed House
The Modern Seaweed House testifies to a culture that characterize the tradition on Læsø since 13th century.
The City Dune – SEB Bank
The City Dune at SEB BANK is Copenhagen's first 100 % climate-adapted urban space landscape.
Gymnasium for street sports
The CO2 neutral building is an economical alternative to conventional sports halls.
The House of Water
Successful branding of DANVA's environmentally sustainable values and community-based knowledge foundation.