Archive for 2014

TV interview: Kristina Jordt Adsersen talks about the City of Odense in 2050

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014

Kristina Jordt Adsersen discussed the strategic importance of scenarios for the urban development of cities, based on the recently launched national scenario project DK2050, during a 7:30 pm TV interview at TV2 Fyn last night.


Along with the overall framework for the DK2050 project, Kristina also presented MUTOPIA’s proposals for the future development of the City of Odense as part of the ‘GREEN NETWORKS’ scenario.


DK2050 is an ambitious scenario project about Denmark’s transition towards a low carbon society in 2050, curated and organized by the Danish Architecture Centre (DAC), and headed by MUTOPIA.


http://www.tv2fyn.dk/article/487768?autoplay=1&video_id=77824


TIVOLI SkyCycle lanes and Cityhall vertical bikeparking in the press

Friday, November 7th, 2014

MUTOPIA’s DK2050 innovative proposals for improving infrastructure and urban environments receive massive coverage in the Danish press.


A SkyCycle lane above the popular Tivoli amusement park, a combined vertical garden and parking for 2500 bikes wrapped around Copenhagen City Hall, along with self-sustainable ‘circle-districts’ with integrated food and energy production, are among the highlights.


http://byensejendom.dk/article/cykelsti-gennem-tivoli-14079

http://www.bygtek.dk/artikel/byggeri/i-2050-fortsaetter-koebenhavn-ud-i-oeresund

DK2050 national launch

Friday, November 7th, 2014

MUTOPIA partners Serban Cornea and Kristina Jordt Adsersen have presented the final results of DK2050 for a 200 people large audience at the national conference ‘Future opportunities – Today’s actions’.


There is more than one road leading to a greener Denmark. Will the transformation be state driven, or will municipalities, citizens and private companies become major driving forces?


4 scenarios for Denmark in 2050, developed through a unique co-creative collaboration between MUTOPIA, 10 Danish Municipalities, Regions and advisors, including Damvad and Kairos Future, present 4 different futures for Denmark, on its way towards becoming a fossil-free society.


MUTOPIA has headed the overall architectural production of DK2050, while also being co-curators of the project along with the Danish Architecture Centre (DAC).


DK2050 has been organized by the Danish Architecture Centre (DAC) in partnership with Realdania, along with the Danish Ministry of Culture, the Danish Ministry of Environment, the Danish Ministry of Business and Growth, and the Danish Ministry of Climate and Building.


You can download the 4 Dk2050 publications here:

http://www.dac.dk/da/dac-cities/dk2050/publikationer/

MUTOPIA presents scenarios for a fossil-free Denmark

Monday, November 3rd, 2014

Can we achieve a better fossil-free society in Denmark in 2050, and which ways are leading to a low carbon economy?


The 5th of November, MUTOPIA will present four scenarios for Denmark’s transition towards a low carbon society at the national conference ‘Future opportunities – Today’s actions’.


The conference presents the results of DK2050, a unique collaborative effort between Danish municipalities, ministries, foundations, private companies, advisors and citizens, aimed at developing concrete scenarios for the green development of Danish cities and regions.


DK2050 has been curated and organized by the Danish Architecture Centre (DAC) in partnership with Realdania, a Danish philanthropic organization that supports change in the built environment, along with the Danish Ministry of Culture, the Danish Ministry of Environment, the Danish Ministry of Business and Growth, and the Danish Ministry of Climate and Building.


MUTOPIA has headed the overall architectural production of DK2050. In addition to this leading role, MUTOPIA also had a co-curator role along with the Danish Architecture Centre (DAC).


Rambøll Engineers and the Landowners’ Investment Fund have contributed to the project, along with analytical and scenario partners DAMVAD and Kairos Future, and architectural offices Sleth and We.


http://us1.campaign-archive2.com/?u=d297139f07d951498acdc50a3&id=6d471e4ef9&e=c21ec3ae1a

Serban Cornea at Xingyi rural development meeting

Thursday, October 30th, 2014

Serban Cornea will participate in a development project in Xingyi, the province of Guizhou, between the 1st of November and the 3rd of November 2014.


Serban Cornea, architect and MUTOPIA co-founder, will share his vision of how to solve urban problems, based upon how MUTOPIA translates challenges into opportunities for co-creation, development and innovation of urban environments.


The Xingyi project is part of the ‘Architecture and Welfare’ symposium, a Danish-Chinese collaboration focused on developing solutions for the sustainable development of the rural areas in China.


The project seeks solutions which can contribute to the growth and development of the traditions, culture and nature of the rural areas in response to the rapid urbanization of the Chinese cities.


http://www.byggecentrum.dk/bygnet-nyhederne/nyhed/article/danmark-og-kina-samarbejder-om-arkitektur/?utm_source=apsis-bygnet&utm_medium=email