COBE and MVRDV's museum for pop, rock and youth culture has officially been inaugurated today by His Royal Highness The Crown Prince of Denmark. With a gold studded facade, velvety red interior and daring cantilevered auditorium, Ragnarock museum offers visitors a fully immersive rock experience and acts as a cultural beacon in the old industrial area of Unicon in Roskilde, Denmark.

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10 days to the official opening of the Museum for Danish Rock Music which officially will go by the name RAGNAROCK.

 

Ragnarock will be inaugurated on Friday April 29 2016 by HRH The Crown Prince and invited guests. During the weekend April 30 to May 1 2016 the museum will be open to the public and admission is free. Check out the full programme for the opening weekend here

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COBE is seeking a Finnish speaking architect with experience in project management and urban planning. See job advert below with details of how to apply. We look forward to hearing from you!

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Today we celebrated the topping-out ceremony of Prinsessegade Kindergarten and Youth Club. The ceremony was held in the future town hall of Copenhagen’s new city for kids. Later this year the first phase of the project will be completed and some 500 children will move in. Second phase will be finished during 2017 after which the project will be the largest daycare center in all of Denmark hosting roughly 700 kids.

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The first step towards realising Landgangen - a new promenade and pedestrian bridge connecting the city centre of Esbjerg with the harbour - took place today when the city mayor cut the first sod. The 280 m long bridge connecting the harbor and the city will be completed at the beginning of 2017.

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COBE is looking for a talented communications intern. Start-up as quickly as possible. Please see attachments below for more information. We look forward to hearing from you!

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Each year the City of Copenhagen awards the best buildings and urban environments of Copenhagen. This year Nørreport Station is awarded Best Urban Environment in 2015. The purpose of the award is to inspire architects and their commissioners to create innovative contemporary architecture, and thus increase quality of life for all inhabitants of Copenhagen. The award was presented today at Copenhagen's city hall by the Mayor of Culture and Leisure Carl Christian Ebbesen.

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The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts grants the 2016 Eckersberg Medal to Dan Stubbergaard. The medal is presented today by Her Majesty The Queen of Denmark in connection with the annual Commemoration.

 

In the motivational statement from the Jury it is emphasized that “Dan Stubbergaard’s talent originates from an understading of both the individual and the relationship between people. This is precisely why he is one of the gifted persons who effortlessly can transfer his talent to all scales and work with great empathy in both urban planning, building design and urban spaces. For his consistent and conceptual approach to the entire architectural spectrum and his fine sense of design, Dan Stubbergaard is awarded the Eckersberg Medal”.

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The Library and Nørreport Station represents COBE at Designmuseum Danmark's new permanent exhibition, Danish Design Now. The exhibition presents a varied selection of contemporary Danish design, representing the full spectrum of the design scene – from urban design to experimental handicraft. Join us for the opening this Thursday at five pm at Designmuseum Danmark.

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The Silo is featured in Danish TV station DRK’s new program series where host Ane Cortzen visits transformation projects and talks to the minds behind. See Dan Stubbergaard and Caroline Nagel talk about the transformation of the former grain silo in Copenhagen’s Nordhavnen district into private apartments and public functions here 

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