BRICK HOUSE official inauguration and open house
The official inauguration of Brick House and the other five Mini CO2 Houses will take place this friday 20. June with participation of the Danish minister of Climate Rasmus Helveg Petersen. Saterday and Sunday 21-22. June 11.00 – 14.00 the houses are open to the public.  From 29. June to 31. August the houses are open on Sundays  13.00-15.00. >More info on Realdania Byg’s website >See the project here


Photographer Laura Stamer from STAMERS KONTOR has been around the Brick House for a photo shoot now published on DEZEEN. The images captures the projects tactile and innovative use of materials. Laura Stamer is a trained architect and photographer. The beautiful art work for the photo shoot is kindly lent by artist Malene Bach: Malene Bach> and ceramist Lene Roehrig Kjaer: Lene Roehrig>. Wooden Coffee table by architect Helena Westerberg: Matter Of Space> BRICK HOUSE> DEZEEN> STAMERS KONTOR> For additional information see Realdania Byg’s homepage: Realdania Byg


Værksted for Arkitektur
Værksted for Arkitektur in Absalonsgade 21B is LETH & GORI and Rønnow Arkitekter’s common workshop and exhibition space. The storefront space hosts exhibitions and events along with the ongoing work and experiments of LETH & GORI and Rønnow. If you have a good idea for an exhibition or event you are welcome to contact us.


Exhibition opening TEXTILISATIONS – Pleated Sound, Woven Light
We hope to see you for the opening of the exhibition TEXTILISATIONS –  Pleated Sound, Woven Light By Cecilie Bendixen & Astrid Mody on Thursday 5. June from 16.00.


LETH & GORI’s BRICK HOUSE has travelled to Venice, Italy for 14th International Biennale Architettura  2014. Invited by LIQUID Group we will show BRICK HOUSE at the Palazzo Albrizzi from June 6 until the 13th. BRICK HOUSE puts forward a new view on sustainability that is – well actually really old! By proposing a design life in excess of 150 years BRICK HOUSE shows that it is possible to lower the CO2 footprint drastically compared to a standard type house. A thorough lifecycle assessment [LCA-assessment] has been undertaken in order to document this sustainable strategy. Hope to see you in…


Roof House near completion
LETH & GORI’s project for a transformation of an existing villa in Fredensborg, Denmark is close to completion. You can see a series of images of the project on LETH & GORI’s brand new Facebook page. 


Groundbreaking in Oddense
LETH & GORI and Elkiær + Ebbeskov’s project for a new community centre in Oddense, Jutland breaks ground. The project transforms the existing sports hall by adding a new extension that includes a common public kitchen and dining area, a multipurpose hall, new dressing room facilities etc.. The Oddense project stands on the shoulders of the traditional Danish social gathering place called ‘Forsamlingshuset’, best described as the local community centre. The project is the result of a process in which local citizens managed to raise support from the entire village of Oddense. LETH & GORI and E+E has helped the…


About Appreciation and Care
About Appreciation and Care – architectural recordings is an exhibition by architect Heidi Svenningsen Kajita. 14. March 2013 – 16. May 2014 Mon – Fri 9 – 17 The exhibition shows architectural recordings of inhabitation- and building processes in 1960s modernist large scale housing estates. Dwellings, fences, sheds, institutions, vegetation and mess can be seen to frame courtyards in the sugar cube plans. Residents, housing associations and local municipalities have both appreciated and cared for these spaces over time. Heidi Svenningsen Kajita reveals relations between inhabitation and materiality in large orthographic drawings (180 cm x 230 cm) mixing digital print and pencil on…


2022.10: FIRST PRIZE: Varde Teater & Music House Winner of invited competition for a new Theatre and Music House in Varde 2020.08: Award: Henning Larsen Foundation Recipient of the annual award from the Henning Larsens Foundation 2020 2019.01: STORE ARNE AWARD: The Danish Association of Architects, Copenhagen Recipient of the annual Store Arne Award 2019 for the Elephant House 2017.05: NYKREDIT SUSTAINABILITY AWARD 2017: Nykredit Fonden Recipient of the 2017 Nykredit Sustainability Award  2017.05: FIRST PRIZE: Egedal Public Housing Open Competition, Egedal, Denmark 2016.10: FIRST PRIZE: Oluf Bagers Plads Invited competition, Odense, Denmark 2016.12: FIRST PRIZE: Christiansfeld Public Housing Invited competition,…


Bodø City Hall
LETH & GORI participated in the competition for a new City Hall i Bodø with a proposal titled What is the city but the people [William Shakespeare, Coriolanus]. The starting point of the project was to create an open and transparent public building – a building belonging to the citizens of Bodø. The project adds a new building to the existing site by erecting a simple tower with the same footprint as the library building that exists on the site today. The tower has a large roof to the east to adjust the volume to the scale of Havnegate and…


Lecture in Lund
As part of the programme Scandinavian Architecture and Urbanism II we are lecturing at the School of Architecture in Lund on Friday 14. March 10-12. We will show a selection of projects including Langvang Sports Building and Brick House.


About Appreciation and Care exhibition opening
Join us for the opening of the exhibition About Appreciation and Care – architectural recordings by Heidi Svenningsen Kajita on Friday 14. March 16-21.


langvang multifunctional sports building
Langvang Multifunctional Sports Building is a combined Sports hall and community centre consisting of a series of different multifunctional arenas for activities and events.  The programme includes indoor athletics facilities with a 200m running track, 60m running track, and facilities for high jump, long jump, pole vault, javelin, discus, hammer throw and short put, along with different arenas for sports , a 200m  roller skating track, play areas, dressing rooms, offices and meeting facilities for the sports clubs and a café. The building is based on an idea of double programming of space – for example double use of the…


1st prize in competition for Langvang
We have won the invited 2-phased competition for the multifunctional sports building Langvang  in Randers, Denmark.  The competition organised by Randers Municipality in collaboration with The Danish Foundation for Culture and Sport Facilities  [Lokale og Anlægsfonden] had five participating teams in phase 1 and three teams in phase 2.


Uffe Leth and Karsten Gori have been accepted as members of The Danish Artists’ Society [Kunstnersamfundet]. We look forward to meeting our colleagues and joining the discussion.


Office library
We have finally managed to built an new library for the office. Now we have space for more books…


OUT of order exhibition opening
Pop by for the opening of the exhibition OUT OF ORDER – on the nature of materials Friday 7. February @17.00. The exhibition is initiated by Architecture Sans Frontières Denmark and curated by Nina Wöhlk.


Reflecting Home Finissage
Finissage with the disco-avantgarde band Orbit Stern Friday 31. January at 20.00 This is the last chance to see Laura Stamer’s exhibition Reflecting Home. Orbit Stern (recently returned from Japan) will play a mini-concert with tunes from their brand new album. The band consists of Frederik Hauch og Samuel Hällkvist on electric drums and guitar. Read more about the exhibition here>  


PULSEN construction site is growing
The construction site of PULSEN in Balling, Jutland is growing bigger every day. In the beginning of 2014 the existing sports hall will re-open following an extensive transformation. The sports hall will be almost like a new space – filled with daylight and natural materials and ready to welcome back the school kids and athletes from the local sports clubs. The remaining part of the project is scheduled to open in autumn 2014. See more images here> See the project presentation here>


Reflecting Home is an exhibition by architect/ photographer Laura Stamer. 6. December 2013 – 31. January 2014. Reflecting Home  is a personal journey into the deepest corners of the home. In a series of poetic photos Laura Stamer focuses on her own domicile to test the boundaries between home as the framework of everyday life and her personal space, but also as a place with its own ever changing form of light, shadow and matter. Laura’s photos exceed the boundaries between architecture and living. With enormous sensibility and empathy Laura’s images recognise us. Or maybe they help us recognise everyday life.…


Langvang second phase
We are happy to announce that we have been selected for the second phase of the competition for Langvang multifunctional sports building in Randers, Denmark. Three teams are competing in the second phase. We look forward to continuing our work with this exciting project in collaboration with the client and the multiple users. Our proposal is still confidential until the the result of the competition is announced in the beginning of 2014. The Langvang project is a collaborating with Elkiær + Ebbeskov, LIW Planning, Hundsbæk & Henriksen, Klaus Eskelund and Rasmus Bergman.


‘Reflecting home’ exhibition opening
We hope to see you for the opening of the exhibition Reflecting Home by architect/ photographer Laura Stamer on Friday the 6th of December 2013 @ 16.00. Reflecting Home is a personal journey into the deepest corners of the home. In a series of poetic photographs Laura Stamer focuses on her own domicile to test the boundaries between home as the framework of everyday life and her personal space, but also as a place with its own ever changing form of light, shadow and matter. >invitation


Brick House open house event
The completion of our Brick House project is presented at a public open house event in Nyborg on the 8th and 9th of November @13.00 – 16.00. Brick House is a part of Realdanis Byg’s  housing project Mini CO2 Houses. The goal is to create affordable family houses with different strategies for reducing carbon emission. A total of five houses are now completed and a sixth is on the way. More about the project [Danish] here> Invitation[Danish]> See the Brick House project here>


Sports building Vig
LETH & GORI and Elkiær + Ebbeskov were invited to participate in the competition for a Sports Building in Vig, Denmark. The project comprises a new multi purpose sports building in connection with an existing swimming hall. The Sports building is an important project for the small community and will be a new vibrant meeting place for citizens of all ages. The project focuses on the creation of an open and flexible frame for the many different activities. In addition the building interacts with the surrounding landscape creating a series of new spaces for activity and recreation. Project: Sports Building Vig Year: 2013 Client: Odsherred Kommune Type: Invited…


New book ‘Nordic Architects – Ebbs & Flows’
Arvinius + Orfeus Publishing have released Nordic Architects – Ebbs & Flows showcasing the latest work from a wide range of Nordic architecture offices including LETH & GORI. Interviews by David Sokol and preface by Michael Aasgaard Andersen. The book is out in bookstores now. More info about the book can be found here >


With a group of 120 students and teachers from The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, School of Architecture, Karsten is taking part in a two week fieldwork in Istanbul, Turkey. Karsten is leading a group of 2nd year students studying the drastically changing urban landscape and the changing organization of order and chaos as the basis for (a new) architecture and habitation. Wow what a city……


An exhibition by Flores & Prats Architects and artist Soraya Smithson. 5. September – 25. October 2013


ingredients & cakes exhibition opening
Please join us Thursday 5. September @ 18.00 for the opening of Flores & Prats’ exhibition INGREDIENTS & CAKES. The exhibition features four projects by Flores & Prats and also includes work by the British artist Soraya Smithson. We hope to see you for cakes, cava and beer. >Invitation The exhibition is a result of a collaboration with The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts School of Architecture where Flores & Prats are opening the exhibition MEETING AT THE BILDING on Friday 6. September. >INGREDIENTS & CAKES + MEETING AT THE BILDING  Catalogue


Brick House under construction
LETH & GORI’s experimental house for Realdania Byg, ‘Brick House’, Denmark is starting to grow under the supervision of Ebbe Bernth and a group of dedicated craftsmen. Bricklayer: Murermester Ask Askholm, carpenter: Ole Larsen & Sønner v. Anders Larsen,  foundations, Alf Jensen ApS, HVAC: Skovhavens VVS ApS, electrical installations: Flemming Nielsen A/S, landscape: Th. SKov Larsen ApS, painter: Malermester Henrik Aaskov Eriksen.


Prequalification for Housing Competition in Copenhagen
The Housing organization 3B has selected a team comprising of LETH & GORI, Powerhouse Company, and Buro Happold for a competition to design a new non-profit housing project in Copenhagen. Six Teams participate in the competition that is due in the end of may.


Roof House Under Construction
LETH & GORI’s design for a roof extension to a single family house in Fredensborg, Denmark is starting to grow. We look forward to presenting the project to you soon…


construction starts on pulsen
Construction has started on LETH & GORI and Elkiær + Ebbeskovs project Pulsen in Balling, Denmark. The new community center includes the existing sports hall on the site and adds new sports activities,  healthcare facilities and spaces for social and cultural events. The services from LETH & GORI |Elkiær + Ebbeskov included handling of the tendering procedure for five individual trade contracts. We are happy that this has resulted in contracts with the following local contractors: Site management: Andreas Ravn Arkitekter, foundation and concrete works: Ole Ibsen A/S, carpenter: Oddense Tømrerfirma A/S, installations: Børge Hansen A/S VVS, electricity: Balling El A/S


LETH & GORI was founded in 2007 and is lead by architects Uffe Leth and Karsten Gori. Since 2021 LETH & GORI has been engaged in a new collaboration with Rønnow Arkitekter which involves a shared office space in Ny Kongensgade and a workshop and exhibition space in Absalonsgade. More info can be found here: Collaboration LETH & GORI work closely with clients from the initial idea throughout realisation. Depending on the character, size and complexity of the project we establish the perfect team to shape the project. Network We believe network to be more than a framing or…


7. December 2012 – 31. January2013 Opening reception Friday 7. December 2012 @  17:00 The exhibition PARATY – TIDAL TOWN by Anna Aslaug Lund, Architect MAA focuses on the relationship between city, landscape and climate. In the Brazilian town Paraty the tidal floodings are an integral part of the urban fabric. Since the city was founded by the Portuguese in 1667 residents, planners and engineers have continuously adapted the buildings and public spaces to the climate and the dynamics of the tide of the bay – today you experience the water as an important and poetic spatial element in the…


Fur Knudeklint Project
Realdania has announced the advisors for the Steder i Landskabet (Places in the Landscape) projects. LETH & GORI is leading an international team of advisors that has been selected to make a project for Fur Knudeklint. We are collaborating with Reiulf Ramstad Architects, Buro Happold, and Anne Tietjen on the project.


LETH & GORI is a Danish architectural studio specialising in site-specific construction projects of high architectural calibre. The studio works with adaptations, alterations, conversions, modifications and transformations in projects ranging from new buildings to cultural heritage, with a special focus on innovative housing projects. The studio is committed to creating projects with architectural longevity, characterised by simplicity, flexibility and distinctive details – big and small.


28. September 2012 – 30. November 2012 Opening reception Friday 28. September @  17:00 KATOxVictoria’s exhibition Forhave [Front Garden] transforms LETH & GORI’s exhibition space into a garden of experimental models. The exhibition presents pieces of cultivated nature with models in scales 1:100 to 1:1, expressing intuitive ideas, realized projects and a minimal treehouse of 1m2.


Fur Knudeklint Project
Realdania has announced the advisors for the Steder i Landskabet (Places in the Landscape) projects. LETH & GORI is leading an international team of advisors that has been selected to make a project for Fur Knudeklint. We are collaborating with Reiulf Ramstad Architects, Buro Happold, and Anne Tietjen on the project.


Prinsessegade Kindergarten
LETH & GORI and EMA’s competition proposal for a new kindergarten in Prinsessegade was selected for the second round of the limited competion organised by Copenhagen Munincipality. The project organizes the programmes in individual buildings connected by pergolas and smaller buildings. Together the buildings create a protective wall towards the street leaving the rest of the site for an open green playscape for the children. Project: Prinssesegade Kindergarten Year: 2012 Client: Copenhagen Munincipality Type: Invited Competition Programme: Daycare, youth club, and community center  Area: 4.200m2 Architects: LETH & GORI + Erik Møller Arkitekter Consultants:Shul Landskab, OBH  Status: Selected for 2nd round


Kastanjehuset Kindergarten
A team comprising of LETH & GORI, Erik Møller Arkitekter, Schul Landscape, and OBH engineers have been selected for the competition for Kastanjehuset Kindergarten in Copenhagen.


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