jaja newshttp://ja-ja.dk/jaja newshttp://ja-ja.dk/img/jajalogo.gifjaja architectshttp://www.ja-ja.dk11291en-us1st prize - Game Streetmekka Aalborghttp://ja-ja.dk/newsitems/1st-prize-game-streetmekka-aalborghttp://ja-ja.dk/newsitems/1st-prize-game-streetmekka-aalborg<img src="http://ja-ja.dk/img/projectthumbs/thumbnail0.jpg" alt="" /><p>Together with&nbsp;Pallisgaard, MOE, Street Arena, Abekatten / Virklund, and CLEAN, we won GAME Streetmekka Aalborg! In 2018, the youth of Aalborg will be able to dance, boulder, parkour, spray paint, and much more in the newly transformed laboratory building from 1963. Our approach was to preserve the industrial magic of the building and let it become a &lsquo;street laboratory&rsquo; with built-in &lsquo;street mac...</p>jajaWed, 25 Jan 2017 00:00:00 +0000JAJA wins church competitionhttp://ja-ja.dk/newsitems/jaja-wins-church-competitionhttp://ja-ja.dk/newsitems/jaja-wins-church-competition<img src="http://ja-ja.dk/img/projectthumbs/02_bridge-2.jpg" alt="" /><p>Together with S&oslash;ren Jensen Engineers, we won the competition for the new church in Sydhavnen, Copenhagen. Based on the vision of the congregation to reassert the church as a gathering space for people, as well as the entire city, our proposal is both building and public space. A upwards spiralling ramp invites people for a walk to the view above the Copenhagen skyline! When completed in 2019, i...</p>jajaThu, 03 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +0000Opening of Park'n'Playhttp://ja-ja.dk/newsitems/opening-of-park_n_playhttp://ja-ja.dk/newsitems/opening-of-park_n_play<img src="http://ja-ja.dk/img/projectthumbs/konditaget_thumb.jpg" alt="" /><p>Park'n'Play aka. Konditaget L&uuml;ders in Danish is now open to the public! Described as the parking house equivalent to the swiss army knife, the building features shops and recycle station on the ground floor and a rooftop crossfit/activity landscape. Imagine your work routine with the panoramic view of the horizon - 24 meters above sea level!&nbsp;</p>jajaFri, 26 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +00001st prize - Sola Churchhttp://ja-ja.dk/newsitems/1st-prize-sola-churchhttp://ja-ja.dk/newsitems/1st-prize-sola-church<img src="http://ja-ja.dk/img/projectthumbs/sola_kirke_thumb.jpg" alt="" /><p>Together with local architects and esteemed colleagues, Brandsberg Dahl, we won the competition to design a new church for Sola, Norway!&nbsp;</p><p>According to the jury, the proposal is "clean and subtle, yet signifcant" and appears "inviting and including" in relation to the surrounding context.</p><p>&nbsp;</p>jajaMon, 22 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +00001st prize - Future sports hallhttp://ja-ja.dk/newsitems/1st-prize-future-sports-hallhttp://ja-ja.dk/newsitems/1st-prize-future-sports-hall<img src="http://ja-ja.dk/img/projectthumbs/grev_thumb.jpg" alt="" /><p>Together with our talented colleagues from Dorte Mandrup Architects, we won the competition to design the future sports hall in Greve! The competition is a part of a campagin that is meant to reimagine the sports hall typology. Our approach was to create a sports hall that is open and an integral part of its surrounding, inviting activity to extend into the landscape and vice versa invite life ...</p>jajaWed, 22 Jun 2016 00:00:00 +00001st prize - Nyborg Castle Revitalized!http://ja-ja.dk/newsitems/1st-prize-nyborg-castle-revitalized_http://ja-ja.dk/newsitems/1st-prize-nyborg-castle-revitalized_<img src="http://ja-ja.dk/img/projectthumbs/fra_parken2.jpg" alt="" /><p>We won the competition for Nyborg Castle! Together with the amazing crew from Cubo, VMB, Schul, S&oslash;ren Jensen and Mogens Morgen, we will revitalize the medieval capital of Denmark. The jury stated, "A convincing and site specific architectural statement and atmosphere that emphasizes the history of the castle and its new function as a museum".</p><p>The project is expected to be completed in late 2019....</p>jajaThu, 31 Mar 2016 00:00:00 +0000Opening of Rubjerg Knude Lighthousehttp://ja-ja.dk/newsitems/opening-of-rubjerg-knude-lighthousehttp://ja-ja.dk/newsitems/opening-of-rubjerg-knude-lighthouse<img src="http://ja-ja.dk/img/projectthumbs/16_02_rubjergknude_035b_xh_thumb.jpg" alt="" /><p>Experience the amazing coastal landscape from the top of Rubjerg Knude Lighthouse! After decades of being inaccessible, the lighthouse is now open to the public!</p><p>We have designed a new stair and installed an enormous kaleidoscope that creates a cascading light experience inside the tower. Sounds beautiful yet abstract? Then check out the video on the link below :-)</p>jajaMon, 21 Mar 2016 00:00:00 +00001st prize in Sandnes!http://ja-ja.dk/newsitems/1st-prize-in-sandnes_http://ja-ja.dk/newsitems/1st-prize-in-sandnes_<img src="http://ja-ja.dk/img/projectthumbs/varatun.jpg" alt="" /><p>We have proud to announce that we have won a competition for a new development area in Sandnes, Norway. The site is a former landfill area, which will be transformed into a large recreational park and housing and more.</p><p>What makes this win even more sweet is that it is Jakob's childhood backyard! With obvious love and care for the site we, and especially he, look forward to bring out the full pot...</p>jajaFri, 11 Mar 2016 00:00:00 +00001st prize in Hareskoven!http://ja-ja.dk/newsitems/1st-prize-in-hareskoven_http://ja-ja.dk/newsitems/1st-prize-in-hareskoven_<img src="http://ja-ja.dk/img/projectthumbs/sofieskolen_news_thumbnail.jpg" alt="" /><p>Nestled in a hillside on the fringe of Ballerup&rsquo;s Hareskoven sits our winning proposal for new housing to accommodate children with Autism. The jury commented that <em>&ldquo;</em><em>the proposal hits the fine mood of homeliness and intimacy that will make the botilbuddet special&rdquo;.</em> Together with our friends at CREO ARKITEKTER A/S and ISC r&aring;dgivende ingeni&oslash;rer, we&rsquo;re expecting our new residents to move in before ...</p>jajaWed, 02 Dec 2015 00:00:00 +0000Finalist for new WHO extensionhttp://ja-ja.dk/newsitems/finalist-for-new-who-extensionhttp://ja-ja.dk/newsitems/finalist-for-new-who-extension<img src="http://ja-ja.dk/img/projectthumbs/who_thumb.jpg" alt="" /><p>We lived out our love for modernism and paid our respect to Jean Tschumi, the architect behind the original headquarters for the World Health Organization in Geneva, and found our proposal amongst the finalists in the international competition for a 22.000 sqm extension.</p><p>It didn't make it all the way but we are proud to include it in the JAJA repertoire and share it with you. Enjoy!</p>jajaMon, 25 May 2015 00:00:00 +0000JAJA wins masterplan in Oslo!http://ja-ja.dk/newsitems/jaja-wins-masterplan-in-oslo_http://ja-ja.dk/newsitems/jaja-wins-masterplan-in-oslo_<img src="http://ja-ja.dk/img/projectthumbs/05_water_space.jpg" alt="" /><p>Hovinbyen is larger than central Oslo and will become one of the largest urban transformation projects in northern Europe!&nbsp;Today it's a infrastructural mess and inhabited by generic big box typologies in spaces designed for cars. Imagine, ten years from now it will be transformed to a lively urban area that prioritizes bicyclists and pedestrians. It will have a built environment that accommodat...</p>jajaSun, 22 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0000JAJA swimming!http://ja-ja.dk/newsitems/jaja-swimming_http://ja-ja.dk/newsitems/jaja-swimming_<img src="http://ja-ja.dk/img/projectthumbs/10_hot_water_pool.jpg" alt="" /><p>JAJA won the competition to extend and upgrade Roskilde Swimming Hall! Together with Creo Arkitekter, Thing&amp;Brandt Landscape and Grontmij, we have had a great start to 2015. The work with the swimming hall has already started and is expected to open for the public in the end of 2018. Be ready!</p>jajaFri, 30 Jan 2015 00:00:00 +00002nd prize in Swedenhttp://ja-ja.dk/newsitems/2nd-prize-in-swedenhttp://ja-ja.dk/newsitems/2nd-prize-in-sweden<img src="http://ja-ja.dk/img/projectthumbs/torghallen20_thumbnail0.jpg" alt="" /><p>We are proud to announce our second prize amongst 137 proposals in a competition for affordable housing in Katrineholm Stortorget, Sweden. The jury stated "The clear concept of a light building that touches the ground in few points creates a strong connection and transparency between the surrounding urban spaces... The structural motiff in the ground floor and floors above creates a strong expr...</p>jajaFri, 03 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +00002ND PRIZE IN STAVANGERhttp://ja-ja.dk/newsitems/2nd-prize-in-stavangerhttp://ja-ja.dk/newsitems/2nd-prize-in-stavanger<img src="http://ja-ja.dk/img/projectthumbs/jaja_bank_ext_finale_thumb1.jpg" alt="" /><p>Together with our friendship office Aros, we received a 2nd prize in the competition for a new HQ for SR Bank in Stavanger. The challenge of the site was to fit a large building in a sensitive area with both small houses and large complexes in relation to Bjergsted Park.</p><p>We congratulate our friends from Helen &amp; Hard and SAAHA for their win!</p>jajaTue, 25 Mar 2014 00:00:00 +0000JAJA WINS ACTIVE PARKING HOUSEhttp://ja-ja.dk/newsitems/jaja-wins-active-parking-househttp://ja-ja.dk/newsitems/jaja-wins-active-parking-house<img src="http://ja-ja.dk/img/projectthumbs/jaja_parking_elevation.jpg" alt="" /><p>We are proud to announce that we have won the competition for By &amp; Havn &ldquo;Park n&rsquo; Play&rdquo; for the first green, active parking house in Nordhavn. The project re-invents the parking structure, and makes facades and roof accessible and inviting to the public. As an urban space, the new parking structure tells a story of an active city, and our project challenges the traditionally mono-functional use ...</p>jajaWed, 05 Mar 2014 00:00:00 +0000JAJA + ONV win AlmenBolig+http://ja-ja.dk/newsitems/jaja-_-onv-win-almenbolig_http://ja-ja.dk/newsitems/jaja-_-onv-win-almenbolig_<img src="http://ja-ja.dk/img/projectthumbs/almen_bolig_plus_jaja_architects_web.jpg" alt="" /><p>jaja in collaboration with ONV arkitekter, Bascon and Scandi Byg win the competition of 300-400 housing units in and around Copenhagen. The winning proposal offers a huge variation of housing sizes and typologies. It presents an innovative approach to indusitralized construction work and ensures a sustainable future for each development through great demographical diversity. We are so thrilled!</p>jajaFri, 21 Jun 2013 00:00:00 +00002nd place in Rjukan!http://ja-ja.dk/newsitems/2nd-place-in-rjukan_http://ja-ja.dk/newsitems/2nd-place-in-rjukan_<img src="http://ja-ja.dk/img/projectthumbs/rjukan90.jpg" alt="" /><p>We are happy to announce we received a second prize in the open competition for Rjukan plaza in Norway. We congratulate the winner and especially&nbsp;Esben Damgaard one of our former students!</p>jajaWed, 19 Jun 2013 00:00:00 +00003rd prize in Daeguhttp://ja-ja.dk/newsitems/3rd-prize-in-daeguhttp://ja-ja.dk/newsitems/3rd-prize-in-daegu<img src="http://ja-ja.dk/img/projectthumbs/thumb8.jpg" alt="" /><p>We are proud to announce that we received a third prize, amongst 553 proposals, in the international competition for a new public library in Daegu, South Korea.</p><p>Our proposal "Between Trees and Books" is the first we've done in South Korea and is a milestone for our work in Asia, where we in recent months have forged&nbsp;cross-continental collaborations with e.g. Kengo Kuma in Tokyo and The&nbsp;World Toi...</p>jajaMon, 01 Oct 2012 00:00:00 +00001st prize in Ă…lesundhttp://ja-ja.dk/newsitems/1st-prize-in-alesundhttp://ja-ja.dk/newsitems/1st-prize-in-alesund<img src="http://ja-ja.dk/img/projectthumbs/culture_harbour_news.jpg" alt="" /><p>Our proposal "Sundbyen" received a 1st prize in the competition for the future development of &Aring;lesund in Norway.</p><p>The jury states&nbsp;&rdquo;The scale of the building and proposed shapes seems very attractive, and the structure makes good connections to the existing city... The jury has great sympathy for the proposal&rsquo;s main concept because it refines and maintains the qualities the city already has.&rdquo;</p>...jajaTue, 20 Dec 2011 00:00:00 +00003rd prize in Frederiksberghttp://ja-ja.dk/newsitems/3rd-prize-in-frederiksberghttp://ja-ja.dk/newsitems/3rd-prize-in-frederiksberg<img src="http://ja-ja.dk/img/projectthumbs/falkonergaarden_thumbnail20.jpg" alt="" /><p>Amongst 101 proposals our proposal for the Falkonerg&aring;rden Highschool received a shared 3rd prize in collaboration with our friendly neighbors AI</p><p>The jury states " The proposal relates itself respectfully to the existing buildings through its geometric formal language. The shape appears logic with an interpretation of the buildings existing virtues. And the objective of capturing the warm glow of...</p>jajaTue, 05 Apr 2011 00:00:00 +0000