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Hellerup School: Designing spaces

February 21st, 2012  |  by  |  published in Building Schools

Hellerup School: Designing spaces

Hellerup School is a distinctive example of an innovative school designed for 21st century learning. The school is – as the only school in the SKUB project – built from new. Its ground-breaking design is based on personalised, agile learning spaces, entirely without classrooms.

Helsingor New Mid-town School

February 21st, 2012  |  by  |  published in Building Schools, Facilitation & user voice, News

Helsingor New Mid-town School

In Helsingore, the city of Hamlet, two state schools, an afternoon club and the citys’ music school are moving into restructured and refurbished shared facilities in the town-centre. The new joint school will also include a brand new multi-sport-hall which – together with inviting urban spaces – opens up the school to the local community. […]

SKUB: Transforming and rebuilding

February 20th, 2012  |  by  |  published in Building Schools, Facilitation & user voice, Learning Spaces, Transformation

SKUB: Transforming and rebuilding

SKUB is a comprehensive school development and expansion programme of the city of Gentofte, Denmark. It ran from 1998 through 2009 and involved visionary restructuring and rebuilding of all 12 schools – as well as the new Hellerup Skole. The project budget was 1.5 billion Danish krones (£170 million) – and also included afternoon clubs, sports halls, community libraries in schools and dental clinics for children.

SKUB – pedagogy defines architecture

June 22nd, 2010  |  by  |  published in Building Schools, Talks

SKUB – pedagogy defines architecture

Talk at the Building Future Schools Conference (Godt Skolebyggeri) January 2009 – Lene in collaboration with former colleague Charlotte Wøhlk, Gentofte Based on the 12 major school refurbishments and rebuilding projects of SKUB, Gentofte, the presentation focused on how pedagogy has been translated into physical school buildings and learning spaces. The importance of the educational brief was […]

Nordre School, Svendborg, Annual Meeting: School of the Future

June 21st, 2010  |  by  |  published in Building Schools, Facilitation & user voice, Transformation

Nordre School, Svendborg, Annual Meeting: School of the Future

Spring 2009 Svend E. Pedersen recommended Autens to Nordre School, who were in the planning process of the annual meeting with the board of governors – and wanted to discuss visionary ways of developing and remodelling their school buildings. It was a super engaged evening – fantastic people! Lene Jensby Lange gave presentations on learning, […]

Cooperation in construction teams – key performance indicators

June 21st, 2010  |  by  |  published in Building Schools, Facilitation & user voice, Strategic development, Talks

Cooperation in construction teams - key performance indicators

Building projects commissioned in partnering requires seamless and trusting cooperation in the joint team of client, architect, engineer, and contractor. As an integral part of school rebuilding projects, Autens has facilitated several team building sessions in partnering set-ups, measuring Key Performance Indicator and reflecting on how the cooperation between the different parties of the project can […]

Bakkegaards School: School Development and Construction

June 14th, 2010  |  by  |  published in Building Schools, Transformation

Bakkegaards School: School Development and Construction

akkegårds school is redesigned and rebuilt for 100 + million kr. The reconstruction is based on the school’s educational vision.

The project management team consisted of Lene Jensby Lange, Autens, in collaboration with Peter Boris Damsgaard, Grontmij | Carl Bro, in the completing and commissioning phase.

Ordrup School: School development and reconstruction

June 14th, 2010  |  by  |  published in Building Schools, Transformation

Ordrup School: School development and reconstruction

Ordrup School is reorganized, refurbished and rebuilt marked for 100 + million. kr The reconstruction is based on the school’s educational vision.

Lene Jensby Lange Autens, and John Christensen, Grontmij | Carl Bro, amounted project management team in completing and commissioning phase. Lene with special focus on user involvement, communication and learning environments. See also the separate task on the construction of school learning environments for further examples.

Skovshoved School: School development and reconstruction

June 14th, 2010  |  by  |  published in Building Schools, Transformation

Skovshoved School: School development and reconstruction

Client: Gentofte Kommune, the SKUB project Project Partners: Grontmij | Carl Bro, Skovshoved School + architect and construction team. Period: 2006-2009 Task: Skovshoved School is redesigned, refurbished and rebuilt marked for 100 + million kr. The reconstruction is based on the school’s educational vision. Lene Jensby Lange Autens and Peter Boris Damsgaard, Grontmij | Carl […]