Articles tagged with 'Architecture' | VELUX Group

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2024
31
January
2024
| 09:34 Europe/Copenhagen
Living Places Copenhagen, developed by the VELUX Group, EFFEKT architects, Artelia engineers, and Enemærke & Petersen contractors, has been shortlisted for the internationally renowned MIPIM Awards 2024 in the category “Best Residential project”. The...
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2023
14
November
2023
| 09:00 Europe/Copenhagen
The groundbreaking housing project, Living Places Copenhagen, wins two international architecture awards from the American Institute of Architects (AIA) thereby confirming the importance of the project on the international architecture scene....
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09
October
2023
| 06:00 Europe/Copenhagen
The VELUX Group has entered a partner agreement with the Dutch house builder Bouwgroep Dijkstra Draisma on building more sustainable housing in the Northern part of the Netherlands. With this partner agreement, Bouwgroep Dijkstra Draisma is the first...
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15
September
2023
| 08:00 Europe/Copenhagen
Thursday night,  the VELUX Group was awarded EY’s Sustainability Award in the Innovation category at an event hosted by EY and the Danish Chamber of Commerce in Copenhagen, Denmark. The group received the prestigious award for Living Places – a housi...
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03
July
2023
| 08:00 Europe/Copenhagen
As part of the VELUX Group’s commitment to accelerate sustainable development, expressed in the Group`s Sustainability strategy 2030, the group has taken the role of Impact Partner to the UIA World Congress of Architects 2023 in Copenhagen....
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14
April
2023
| 08:00 Europe/Copenhagen
The VELUX Group and partners open the doors to Living Places Copenhagen – seven prototypes that show how we can develop sustainable buildings with a three times lower CO2 footprint and a first-class indoor climate. Living Places concept holds the low...
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27
February
2023
| 13:00 Europe/Copenhagen
Today marks the beginning of the creation of one central location for future VELUX product innovation.
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2022
07
December
2022
| 15:09 Europe/Copenhagen
The winning projects of the 2022 International VELUX Award were created by students from architecture schools in Poland and Iran.
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2021
15
December
2021
| 11:55 Europe/Copenhagen
The 2021 edition of the Best Use of Natural Light Prize was revealed at the World Architecture Festival and the winner was presented by Programme Director Paul Finch from WAF and special advisor Tina Christensen from the VELUX Group. The prize was aw...
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17
November
2021
| 13:17 Europe/Copenhagen
As a partner project for 2023, the first prototype of Living Places will be built in a partnership between EFFEKT architects, MOE Engineers, Enemaerke & Petersen contractors and the VELUX Group. ...
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03
September
2021
| 10:05 Europe/Copenhagen
VELUX Group invites students of architecture all over the world to participate in the International VELUX Award under the theme ‘Light of Tomorrow’.
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24
June
2021
| 12:53 Europe/Copenhagen
The winning projects of the 2020 International VELUX Award were created by students from architecture schools in Denmark and Poland.
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18
May
2021
| 09:00 Europe/Copenhagen
Praksis Arkitekter won an architecture competition to transform an old timber warehouse at VELUX Group’s largest production site into a best-in-class centre for innovation.
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2020
15
September
2020
| 08:00 Europe/Copenhagen
The esteemed international jury, comprising Odile Decq, Studio Odile Decq (FR), Nora Demeter, Demeter Design Studio (HU), Sebastian Adamo, Adamo-Faiden Architects (AR), Juri Troy, Juri Troy Architects (AT) and Martin Pors Jepsen from VELUX A/S (DK), ...
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22
April
2020
| 18:18 Europe/Copenhagen
More than 3,000 student teams from 783 schools of architecture around the globe registered for the award. The teams from 120 countries have until June 15 to finalise their daylight in architecture project submissions. ...
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2019
09
December
2019
| 22:05 Europe/Copenhagen
The VELUX Group is proud to announce that the transformation of the Smith Campus Center at Harvard University, by Hopkins Architects, London, is the global winner of the ‘Best Use of Natural Light’ prize. Sponsored by VELUX, the prize was granted at ...
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04
December
2019
| 07:07 Europe/Copenhagen
The ‘Step’ solution, the latest product in the range of VELUX Modular Skylight systems, won this year’s Archiproducts Design Award. In addition, VELUX won this year’s Architects’ Darling Award, plus also a prize for the best company image film. Th...
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11
November
2019
| 07:09 Europe/Copenhagen
We are proud to present the prestigious jury for the International VELUX Award 2020 for Students of Architecture. The jury consists of the internationally acclaimed architects Odile Decq (FR), Sebastián Adamo (AR), Nóra Demeter (US), Juri Troy (AT) a...
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10
October
2019
| 16:00 Europe/Copenhagen
These were the questions more than 500 architects, researchers and building professionals discussed in Paris, France, at VELUX Daylight Symposium and Healthy Buildings Day, which is the only forum in the world, dedicated to explore the role of daylig...
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22
January
2019
| 13:17 Europe/Copenhagen
With the acquisition of JET-Group, the VELUX Group became one of the leading players in the commercial market in Europe. Combined with its recent acquisitions of Wasco and Vitral, and the ongoing development of VELUX Modular Skylights, the VELUX Grou...
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2018
03
December
2018
| 09:00 Europe/Copenhagen
The VELUX Group is proud to announce that “Light Forms Juggler” by Anastasia Maslova and “Road to Light” by Yuhan Lou, Di Lan, Yuan Liu, Yusong Liu are the global winners of the International VELUX Award 2018 for Students of Architecture. A jury of i...
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26
November
2018
| 09:29 Europe/Copenhagen
Investing in the renovation of offices, schools and hospitals would greatly improve the health, well-being and productivity of European citizens, according to a new study launched today by Buildings 2030 and conducted by the Buildings Performance Ins...
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11
October
2018
| 11:00 Europe/Copenhagen
VELUX A/S and Dutch investment firm Egeria have reached an agreement concerning the sale of JET-Group to the VELUX Group. The decision to acquire JET-Group, a European leader in industrial roof light systems, is in line with the VELUX Group’s growth ...
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09
July
2018
| 10:19 Europe/Copenhagen
The winners were elected from projects submitted by students from 250 different schools of architecture in 58 countries. The jury, consisting of internationally respected architects Carme Pigem Barceló founding partner of RCR Architects (ES), Li H...
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27
February
2018
| 09:53 Europe/Copenhagen
VELUX has been awarded the 2018 iF DESIGN AWARD in the Building Technology category for its Curved Glass Rooflight. This ground-breaking product convinced the 63-strong jury of independent, international experts for its visually attractive, functiona...
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06
February
2018
| 20:00 Europe/Copenhagen
The new museum of antiquities in Narbonne, France, celebrates completion of the building envelope with VELUX Modular Skylights installed on the roof.
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2017
28
November
2017
| 07:00 Europe/Copenhagen
“We are thrilled and proud to present this esteemed jury to the works of engaged students from all over the world and we truly hope that all efforts will be made to showcase explorations and excitement in the two award categories `daylight in buildin...
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01
September
2017
| 09:00 Europe/Copenhagen
Are you an architecture student and passionate about daylight in architecture? Now you have the chance to show how you see the role of daylight, as the International VELUX Award 2018 for Students of Architecture invites contestants to sign up. ...
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03
July
2017
| 11:47 Europe/Copenhagen
VELUX researchers and architects shines light on the need for healthier buildings at two of Europe’s leading building science conferences opening today.
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11
May
2017
| 12:11 Europe/Copenhagen
Above quote by French architect Anne Lacaton from the award winning practice Lacaton and Vassal was one of many important statements from the 7th Daylight Symposium, held in Berlin on 3-4 May 2017. Under the theme, “HEALTHY & CLIMATE-FRIENDLY ARCHITE...
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