Autens is an unusual consultancy specialising in re-imagining education and schools for the Future. 21st Century Learning Practices, Vision-driven School Development and a new generation of inspiring Learning Spaces & School Architecture are combined in bold transformation projects small and big scale. All in the spirit of student voice, imagination, co-creation, fun and passionate dedication to people and learning. Based in Denmark, we play with the whole world, and passionately connect educators and schools from across the globe to learn from each other and transform education together.
We inspire and develop visionary futures, education models, learning space designs, and school architecture suited to multiple ways of learning, playing and working in a global world. We facilitate innovation, workshops, training, seminars, co-creation and speak at international conferences. We provide passion, inspiration and leadership for innovative projects aiming at better learning futures for children and young people.
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.
September 2009 Following a keynote at the Learning from Denmark conference in London, Lene Jensby Lange
June 2009 Lene Jensby Lange, representing colleagues in Grontmij, gave a keynote speech at a well-attended
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 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.
Client: Gentofte Kommune, the SKUB project Project Partners: Grontmij | Carl Bro, Skovshoved School + architect