Archive for 2011

MUTOPIA launches Sports Village

Friday, April 29th, 2011

MUTOPIA launches Sports Village, a masterplan for a new sports and leisure area within Remiseparken, one of the largest park structures of Copenhagen.

The proposal merges sports fields and pitched roof houses to create an intriguing, amusing, challenging and inviting environment that promotes social gathering, playful interaction and a strengthened sense of community.

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MUTOPIA to head sports field innovation

Wednesday, April 13th, 2011

MUTOPIA is heading one of the five teams selected by The Danish Foundation for Culture and Sport Facilities, Lokale- og Anlægsfonden, to develop prototypes for a new generation of multipurpose sports fields.

The radical changes of the last decades in the proportions and life patterns of actively engaged sports population ask for new innovative solutions to meet the new cultural diversities.

The new sports field generation aims at providing new aesthetic and functional qualities to become a meeting point for the local communities and support new social and sports practices regardless age and interest.

The project will be developed in collaboration with sports fields’ producer Sportsconnect, playground and sport equipment producer Lars Laj, and The Danish Foundation for Culture and Sport Facilities, who will support the development process, project implementation and prototype costs.—april-2011

Future Suburbs

Wednesday, March 16th, 2011

Serban Cornea to deliver a lecture on new sustainable models for suburban development at ”Speed Meet: Future of Suburbs”, a conference on potentials for transformation of the Danish suburbs towards becoming sustainable living environments.

The event is organized by the Danish Architects’ Association, and will take place at Trapholt Museum, Kolding the 14th of April.

U_Build University

Tuesday, February 1st, 2011

U_Build, MUTOPIA’s web based dialogue- and process management software, will provide a platform to manage and monitor the moving of staff and students during the process of rebuilding of The University of Copenhagen – Southern Campus.

U_Build will provide support to orchestrate a highly intricate range of uncoordinated moves in order to ensure a more effective moving process by visualizing needs, agendas and time schedules for the 20.000 people large university campus.

U_Build University targets an improvement of the working environment by means of user involvement and technology support, aiming at reducing time consumption, expenses and stress caused by lack of overview and coordination of this large scale moving process.

The project is supported by The Danish PWT Foundation – Investments in Public Welfare Technology (ABT-fonden) – The Danish Ministry of Economic and Business Affairs as a part of the program directed towards developing and improving public sector services through the implementation of labour-saving technologies and more efficient working processes.

U_Build University is developed in collaboration with 3D facto and Smith Innovations.

Safe Borough

Thursday, January 27th, 2011

Serban Cornea delivers a lecture on MUTOPIA’s commitment to user involvement in architecture and urban planning at the Safe Borough’s Day, a conference organized by The Safe Borough DTK.

The lecture aims at demonstrating how user involvement contributes to innovation of the built environment, while in the same time providing a sense of community, ownership and safety.

The Safe Borough is an initiative launched the 5th of May 2010 to unite representatives from various Danish boroughs, state authorities, stakeholders and knowledge brokers in order to develop untraditional, innovative and simple solutions to promote safety of Danish citizens and local communities.

The Safe Borough provides a platform to support exchange of knowledge and ideas, creation of networks and new projects based on creativity and initiatives from citizens and communities.

The Safe Borough collaborates with EIRM, The European Institute for Risk Management.