Published
15.03.2017
ADEPT is based in Copenhagen and works within the fields of architecture and urbanism. Partners Martin Laursen, Martin Krogh and Anders Lonka founded the office in 2006. Within recent years, ADEPT has won numerous national and international competitions and awards and continuously complete the won projects. In 2013, 2014 and 2016 ADEPT has received the Gazelle Award, awarded by Denmark’s leading business paper to the most rapidly growing businesses in Denmark.

ADEPT has a specific focus on the human scale in our cities and buildings to create a close relationship between architecture and urbanism – between the built and non-built environment.

By strengthening the meeting between the qualities in both the building and its close surroundings, we uncover the potential to create a new relationship between the public and the private space, to create attractive city environments that makes everyday life better for everyone.

Based on client input and eventual user involvement, we develop a number of possible solution scenarios. The development of possible solutions lead the process towards one single and significant main idea that is explored as the final proposal – a sustainable and innovative architectural solution.

ADEPTs projects spans widely within the field of architecture and planning: from the active and engaging community building to the sustainable housing project, from the intimate public space to the strategic master plan.

Every project is treated on its own terms to design from the core of the individual challenges born from the projects context, history and functions.

Each main idea is shaped as a clear and simple architectural concept focusing on creating spatial experience and more everyday value for its users – from the overall architectural expression to the beautiful details.

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ADEPT KU.BE

Photo by Adam Mørk

KU.BE is a new urban typology with its mix of community centre, exhibition and performance, playground, park and health centre.

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ADEPT KU.BE1

Photo by Adam Mørk

The House of Culture and Movement is aimed to engage the population of Frederiksberg in a healthy and active life style.

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ADEPT KU.BE2

Photo by Adam Mørk

The building is designed in collaboration with MVRDV and the landscape is designed by SLA.

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ADEPT University College, Aalborg, Denmark.

Photo by Jakob Lerche / ADEPT

University College, Aalborg, Denmark. The atrium is the heart of the new building. With its pixelated architecture, the atrium opens graduently towards the upper floor creating multiple terraces open for flexible use and changing activities over the day.

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ADEPT University College, Aalborg2

Photo by Jakob Lerche / ADEPT

The new building adds 6.000 to the university college campus and transforms the 18.000 m2 existing building as well. The project is designed in collaboration with Friis & Moltke Architects.

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ADEPT Harbour Houses

Photo by ADEPT

The 'Harbour Houses' on Aarhus Harbour is awarded 'best new building 2015' by Aarhus Municipality.

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ADEPT Villa by the sea1

Photo by Jakob Lerche / ADEPT

Designed from rectangular volumes, seamlessly melting together, a private villa sit on the very edge between land and sea. The villa is carefully tallored to the unique location using natures own colors and floating borders between interior spaces and the sea.

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ADEPT library Dalarna

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The building that reinterprets the library in a multi functional design is laid out as an approximately 3.000 m2 'spiral of knowledge' that naturally integrates into the surrounding landscape at the Dalarna University Campus in Falun, Sweden.

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ADEPT Danish National Museum

Photo by ADEPT

In the listed 'Radio House' of Copenhagen, by renowned Danish Architect Vilhelm Lauritzen, the Danish National Museum has re-opened its vast collection of historical musical instruments. The elegant modernistic building from the 1950's have gone through an extensive refurbishment, respectfully carried out to emphasize the unique character of the listed building's materiality and detailing.