Cobe, Dan StubbegaardDenmark

Tingbjerg is a part of Copenhagen in Denmark. The area has been characterised by many unemployed and has been known for unrest. The two housing... Read more

Schmidt Hammer and LassenDenmark

The library at Dokk1 is a center for knowledge and culture which disseminates and makes a variety of media come alive across genres and formats.... Read more

Karen Margrethe Ørnstrup

Jens Thorhauge has written a paper on the libraries’ future challenges. The paper was presented at "Future Libraries: Infinite Possibilities". IFLA World Library and Information Congress, 17 - 23 August 2013, Singapore.

“Creating a model-program for the building of future public libraries and their role in culture led redesign of urban spaces”

Jonna Holmgaard Larsen

The book "Biblioteket i byudviklingen – oplevelse, kreativitet og innovation" (Eng.: The library in urban development – experience, creativity and innovation) brings into focus the correlation between library development and urban development. It is written on the basis of a research project conducted at Centre for Cultural Policy Studies, The Royal School of Library and Information Science. In connection with the project the researchers studied cutting-edge libraries in the Nordic Countries, Europe and North America.

Aart ArkitekterDenmark

In many years the attention has been aimed at the site adjacent, where the UNESCO World Heritage site, Kronborg Castle, which is famous for its... Read more

Karen Margrethe Ørnstrup

Danmarks Biblioteksforening (the Danish Library Association) has translated the successful book “Biblioteksrummet – inspiration til bygning og indretning” to a English edition “The library room – inspiration for buildings and design”.

The book is intended to inspire to new thinking on architecture and city planning, to give some inspiring input on quality, flexibility and creative courage.

Karen Margrethe Ørnstrup

At the BOBCATSSS symposium held in Portugal in January 2009 a paper was presented to shed some light on the libraries’ position in today’s society. The paper presented by Henrik Jochumsen and Casper Hvenegaard Rasmussen states that, the physical libraries may have had some adversity in later years but that the function of the library is on the brink of change.

Søren Robert Lund Arkitekter, Arkitektstuen NordDenmark

Ordrup Library is connected to the local high school under the same roof.

The idea is to have a multi-purpose cultural building that... Read more

Schmidt, Hammer and LassenDenmark

Middelfart Council together with private invenstors created KulturØen (Island of Culture). KulturØen combines a tourist information, a restaurant... Read more

Schmidt, Hammer and Lassen, Bosch & FjordDenmark

The library is part of a shopping mall called Metropol. Metropol is designet by the architects Schmidt, Hammer and Lassen and the library has a 30... Read more