Small Towers
SMALL TOWERS is LETH & GORI’s proposal for new green towers for Oslo. The towers are small biotopes that can be configured with a variety of plants and vegetation. The towers are a new type of living urban furniture that creates new habitat in the city. Functionally the towers give access to underground systems like tunnels and technical plants. Projekt: Small Towers År: 2010 Bygherre: Oslo Kommune Type: konkurrence Program: grønt urban møbel Arkitekter: LETH & GORI Status: Idea


Skien Brygge
The project for a new urban community in Skien was awarded 1st prizein the international competition. The project transforms a former harbor area into a new compact urban community with housing, offices, retail, and urban space. The vision for Skien Brygge is to create a new sustainable urban community in close relation to the city, the water, and the landscape. The project features new diverse urban spaces for interaction, recreation, and cultural activities. The new Skien Brygge promotes holistic urban development and facilitates a sustainable lifestyle with low consumption of energy and resources. The project is a collaboration with A-lab.…


LETH & GORI’s proposal for a new Stændertorvet in Roskilde is an urban space shaped by time, space, and landscape. The new plaza is divided into smaller plazas relating to the historic, spatial, and programmatic context. The plazas are connected by a continuous surface grid that is subdivided and densified to give identity to the individual plazas. The new Stændertorvet can accomodate a series of events and activities that will shape the plaza over time and make it a lively urban space. In addition the plaza is furnished with moveable cubes that can be reconfigured according to the needs of…


OPEN HOUSE is the title of LETH & GORI’s proposal for a new sustainable City Hall in Tåby. The building contains city hall, administration, and citizen services. The program is distributed in a 5 story bulding with an open air atrium and a mezzanine containing the semi-public programs like wedding room, gallery, and meeting spaces. The landscape of the city is an integrated part of the building. An urban space cuts into the building creating a public passage through the building and a new link in the city. The project introduces sustainability on several levels of the design including solar…


Three Crosses Square
MY SPACE – YOUR SPACE is the title of LETH & GORI’s proposal for Three Crosses Square in Warsaw. The project includes a new simplified traffic layout for the square that maximizes urban space. The square is divided into two plazas that can accomodate different programs, events, and activities. A new House of Fashion building is proposed in the south east of the square and a new urban landscape in the North West. Project: Three Crosses Square (Plac Trzech Krzyzy) Year: 2010 Client: City of Warsaw Type:International Competition Programme: Traffic planning, parking, urban space, new building, and urban furniture  Area: 26.000m2 Architects: LETH & GORI  Consultant: Niras Status: Settled


LETH & GORI wins award in vartov plaza competition
LETH & GORIs forslag til en ny Vartov plads i København modtager hædrende omtale fra juryen for dets manifestation af bæredygtige løsninger. >Se projektet her


Vartov is LETH & GORI’s proposal for a new sustainable urban space in Copenahagen. The plaza is situated in central Copenhagen next to the City Hall. The plaza accomodates a variety of programmes and events like concerts, markets, and theater. The project features several sustainable initiatives including recycling of rain water, windmills, and solar energy. In addition the surface of the plaza is a collage of sustainable and recycled materials. LETH & GORI was awarded a 4th place in the open competition from 33 entries. Project: Vartov Plaza Year: 2009 Client: Københavns Kommune Type: Competition  Programme: Energy producing public spaceArea: 9.000m2 Architects: LETH & GORI Status: 4th Place


Fratres is the title of one of the most well known compositions by Arvo Pårt. The word FRATRES means brothers and is also the title of LETH & GORI’s proposal for the new St Paul’s church and Vabaduse Square. Fratres is a project that aims to add a new cultural layer to Rakvere. A complex of buildings and programmes in close connection to each other and to the city. The special combination of buildings, urban spaces, and programmes will create a place with a unique atmosphere. A possible new cultural centerpoint of Rakvere. Project: Fratres Year: 2009 Client: City Government of Rakvere Type: International Competition Programme: Concert hall, dance…


Water Tower Ängelholm
Water Tower is LETH & GORI’s proposal for a new water activity building in Ängelholm, Sweden. The project reciewed an honorable mention in the international competition. The competition had 190 participants from 13 countries. Water Tower is a vertical water world with stacked environments containing water, fun, relaxation, fitness and a spectacular roof terrace with views to the sea, city and landscape. – A total of 6.000 square meters. In addition the project proposes a new recreational circle of parks and urban spaces. The Water Tower park is one of the new urban nodes. The park is organised with free…


LETH & GORI vinder hænderlig omtale i Ängelholm
LETH & GORI modtager hænderlig omtale i konkurrencen for en ny vand bygning i Ängelholm, Sverige. Den åbne internationale konkurrence havde 190 deltagere fra 13 lande. Se projekterne her


The project for a new Parish House in Fløng is based on two ideas – better visual connection to the existing church and an improved interaction between the church and the city. The project proposes three pavilion-like buildings connected by public spaces. The layout and programme of the buildings is organised to get good views of the church and programmatic proximity to the city at the same time. The project introduces two urban levels. One in close relation to the church and one in relation to the city. Projekt: Fløng Parish House Type: Åben konkurrence År: 2008 Program: Kulturhus, konference…


Det Estiske Kunstakademi
Projektet Art Plaza vandt 1. præmien i den åbne internationale konkurrence om et Estisk Kunstakademi i Tallinn. Konkurrencen havde 91 deltagere fra 26 lande. Bygningen indeholder undervisningsrum til kunst, arkitektur, design og kunsthistorie sammen med værlksteder, laboratorier, café, galleri, bibliotek og auditorier – ialt ca.25.000m2. Projektet startpunkt er en urban strategi der forener de mange komplekse programmer i et simpel koncept: En kompakt boks med et åbent atrium. Konceptet gør det muligt at give halvdelen af byggegrunden tilbage til byen som en ny urban plads. Projektet er udviklet i samarbejde med EFFEKT. Projekt: Ny Estisk Kunstakademi År: 2008 Bygherre: EKA Type: 1. præmie i åben international konkurrence Program: Studios, workshops, auditorier, black box,…


LETH & GORI vinder konkurrencen om nyt Kunstakademi i Tallinn
LETH & GORI har vundet konkurrencen for en ny bygning for Det estiske Akademi for Kunst i Tallinn. Konkurrencen havde 91 deltagere fra 26 lande. Projektet er i samarbejde med EFFEKT. Se projektet her


holmenkollen ski jump
  LETH & GORI’s project ’tind’ was awarded 3rd place in the international competition for a new Holmenkollen ski jump in Oslo. The project continues the unique profile of Holmenkollen in a contemporary formal language and brings the building structure as a whole back to a natural arena in close relation to the landscape. The building is tied together by a cable elevator running from the top of the jump, through the building for public and press below, under the tribune and ends by the top of the tribune bowl. The project is designed to be used all year as…


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