With people at the centre, architecture provides the framework for communities.

Buildings and urban spaces help create identity, a sense of belonging, a sense of security and social cohesion. Our surroundings reflect who we are, who we want to be and where we come from; they create culture. 

Our surroundings can be shaped in a way that not only generates value for the individual but also creates communities and rich experiences, stimulates participation or ensures accessibility. Therefore, it is important to strengthen the dialogue between citizens, clients, users and politicians. Even small projects can redefine a place, give it a new narrative or reverse or create a trend.

Photo of Musholm


Musholm is recognized as the world's most accessible holiday center for people with disabilities.
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The wooden building Tømmergården is a energy-friendly social housing
The Future of Sustainable Social Housing, Dissing + Weitling

The Future of Sustainable Social Housing

At Seest in Kolding, modern, a wooden built social housing building is gathered in small clusters.
Photo of Brønshøj Parish House

Brønshøj Parish House

Brønshøj's old church from 1186 has a new neighbour.
Horbelev Kulturgård, Werk arkitekter

Horbelev Kulturgård

In Horbelev, the town's old primary school has been joined by a new circular wooden building.
Myretuen, Leth & Gori


In Randers lies Myretuen; a small wooden building with great value for the local community.
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Sønderborg Multicultural House

The new cultural centre is an architectural link between the old town centre and the modern harbour district.
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The Malt Factory

Local enthusiasts have injected new life into the old malt factory.
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In Copenhagen, the drawing school for women has been transformed into a women’s crisis centre.
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The Elephant House

An old chapel building has been transformed into a social meeting place for men with cancer.
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cA calm environment for women at a difficult time in their lives.
Maglehøj by Mangor & Nagel


The combination of physical effort, demolition and a social housing effort has created a safe Maglehøj.


A renovation in Sønderparken has resulted in that the crime in the area has dropped by 50%.
Stadionkvarteret by JJW Arkitekter. Photo: Claus Bruun Kofoed


Accessibility and diversity in Stadionkvarteret
Løget By Pluskontoret, Photo: Pluskontoret Arkitekter

Løget By

A radical urban renewal of Løget By has resulted in strong social housing efforts.
Photo of Grindsted School by Pluskontoret. Photo credit: Jesper Balleby

Grindsted School

The pupils at Grindsted School know where and how they best learn.
Photo of Glasir College, Thorshavn by BIG and Fuglark. Photo credit: Rasmus Hjortshøj

Glasir College

The largest educational institution on the Faroe Islands makes it attractive to stay on the island.
Photo of Skovbakke School by CEBRA Architecture. Photo credit: Adam Mørk

Skovbakke School

A special relationship with nature and a focus on ‘zones’ have resulted in a flexible learning environment.
Photo of New Rosenhøj by EFFEKT Architects and Arkitema Architects. Photo Credit: EFFEKT

New Rosenhøj

Revitalisation of the former vulnerable neighbourhood gives the residents a boost.
Photo of DSV Domicile by PLH Architects. Photo credit: Tomas Bertelsen.

DSV Domicile

image, working performance, community and motivation have been strengthened after the relocation.
Photo of Røsræs Rundt by Spektrum Architects. Photo credit: Spektrum Arkitekter

Røsnæs Rundt

Røsnæs' nature has become available with new opportunities for water and land activities and experiences.
Photo of The children’s home of the future by CEBRA architecture. Photo credit: Mikkel Frost

The children’s home of the future

Layout and functionality of the architecture help reduce conflicts and creates a greater sense of security.
Photo of Musholm Holiday Centre by AART architects. Photo credit: AART architects

Musholm Holiday Centre

The Musholm Sports and Holiday Center shows the way towards accessible architecture.
Photo of Ny Bytoften by tnt arkitekter. Photo credit: tnt arkitekter

Ny Bytoften

In the general housing construction in Gladsaxe focus is on the environment and attractive neighborhood.
Photo of SMK Museum Garden by WERK Architects and Sangberg Architects (previous POLYFORM) in collaboration with Karres En Brands. Photo credit: Sangberg Architects

SMK Museum Garden

The Museum Garden strengthens the museum's brand and increases the number of visitors.
Photo of South Habour School by JJW Architects. Photo credit: Torben Eskerod

South Habour School

A school, a public, movement-promoting urban space and a cultural hub in South Habour, CPH.
Photo of Danmarkshusene by Vandkunsten Architects. Photo credit: Tegnestuen Vandkunsten


A new generation of public housing that is cheap, sustainable and attractive.
Photo of Hasle Harbour Bath by White architects. Photo Credit: Signe Find Larsen.

Hasle Harbour Bath

The harbour bath has added a new attraction and identity to Hasle.
Photo of Sønder Nissum Multi-Purpose Hall by CEBRA architecture. Photo credit: Sdr. Nissum Borger- og Idrætsforening.

Sønder Nissum Multi-Purpose Hall

Redevelopment strengthens local unity and the integration of tourism into the local community.
Photo of A.P. Møller School by C.F. Møller Architects. Photo credit: Paul Ib Henriksen.

A.P. Møller School

When the architectural framework is of paramount importance for the well-being of pupils and teachers.
Photo of Faaborg Habour Bath by CREO Architects, JDS and KLAR. Photo Credit: CREO Architects

Faaborg Habour Bath

The design and central location has resulted in spontaneous use and activities on the Faaborg waterfront.
Photo of Hejmdal Counselling Centre for Cancer Patients by CUBO. Photo credit: Helene Høyer Mikkelsen.

Hejmdal Counselling Centre for Cancer Patients

Architecture, light and hospitality create a unique atmosphere at Hejmdal Cancer Patients' House.
Photo of Livsrum Cancer Counselling Center by EFFEKT Architects. Photo credit: Quintin Lake.

Livsrum Cancer Counselling Center

Visibility and accessibility have increased awareness of the cancer counseling work in Næstved.
Photo of Selsmosen by Force4 Architects. Photo credit: Klaus Sletting Jensen.


The combined technical plant and recreation area, Selsmosen, creates added value in Taastrup.
Photo of Moesgaard Museum by Henning Larsen Architects. Photo credit: Moesgaard Museum.

Moesgaard Museum

An international attraction with a sevenfold increase in visitor numbers during the first year.
Photo of Plug N Play by Kragh & Berglund Landskabsarkitekter.

Plug n Play

Multi-functional urban life generator in Ørestad.
Photo of DGI Huset by SHL and 3XN Architects. Photo credit: Adam Mørk

DGI Huset

Diverse spaciousness and atmosphere attracts new user groups in Aarhus' sports center DGI-Huset.
Photo of Soender Boulevard by SLA Architects. Photo credit: Mads Klitten.

Soender Boulevard

The green belt at Vesterbro, where the park value is seven times greater than its construction cost.
Photo of Enghave Minipark by Spektrum Arkitekter. Photo credit: Kenneth Balfelt.

Enghave Minipark

Involving vulnerable groups creates sustainable solutions with a new method for urban development.
Photo of SG Huset by C&W. Photo credit: Kim Østergaard.

SG Huset

Svendborg Gymnastikforening is experiencing a membership increase of up to 50% after the inauguration of SG Hu
Photo of Superkilen by BIG - Bjarke Ingels Group. Photo credit: Iwan Baan


A lively unfolding space and gathering place for local initiatives on outer Nørrebro.
Photo of Kulturværftet by AART architects. Photo credit: Adam Mørk.


The cultural yard in Helsingør is a popular success with great significance for the cultural development.
Photo of Egebjerg Mill by Praksis Architects. Photo credit: Egebjerg Møllelaug.

Egebjerg Mill

Egebjerg Mill creates local pride and has become a gathering point in Egebjerg Bakker.