Congratulations to the winners. Four groundbreaking designs shaping the future of community living. Explore the winning entries and discover how these innovative architects are reimagining the spaces we call home.

Schmidt Hammer Lassen & Fælleshaven

Feed the neighbourhood. An idea of how a circular food and waste system could bring a neighbourhood’s generations closer.

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Nursing the Care

Active senior + integrated health = Non-profit housing renewal. A vision of how urban development and health services can be shared in a modern and attractive city.

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The #ABC Strategy
Gründl Haahr Arkitekter

Make a housing career! The idea wants to ensure an easy move in the neighbourhood, when your life or family situation changes with a variety of approaches and tools e.g. a new housing rotation system.

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Thinking Outside the B(l)ox
Hele Landet – Sociale Arkitekter & ØsterGRO & Andreas Høegh

Don’t rethink - but redo. A pitch of how a top-down and button-up approach can bring generations closer by local partnership match-making and test exemptions from legislation.

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See the Neighbourhoods for Generations Exhibition at VELUX Living Places to explore the winning ideas and learn more about the future og Danish non-profit housing.

Experience Living Places Copenhagen: Visit the five open pavilions and access the two finished homes in full-scale.

Living Places Copenhagen, built by VELUX in partnership with EFFEKT, Artelia and Enemærke & Petersen, demonstrates how to build homes with a CO2 footprint of 3.8 kg CO2 per square metre per year – three times lower than the current Danish legislation of 12 kg CO2 per square metre per year.

Exhibition period
29 Jun. 2023 - 30 Sep. 2024
Opening hours
Public Exhibition
Open 24 hours a day
VELUX Living Places
Otto Busses Vej 29A
2450 Copenhagen