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Rasmus Hjortshøj

Rasmus Hjortshøj

Copenhagen, DK

 

About 

Danish architect and photographer. Founder of COAST Studio. Born 1979 in Skagen, Denmark - living in Copenhagen, Denmark.

My field of work ranges between architectural design and photographic investigation working in the intersection between land and sea, processing the architectural qualities inherent to our ephemeral coastlines. Scale ranges between building scale and masterplanning scale, designing projects from their initial design phase on to design development.

Since my graduation in winter 2007 I have 3 years of working experience from the competition department of RIBA award winning 3XN Architects. 5 months construction design proposal  for SLETH Architects on the Copenhagen city expansion project 'Nordhavnen'. 3 months full time teaching at the Aarhus School of Architecture. 5 years experience working as planner and design architect for COBE Architects - an internationally operating architecture firm specializing in building and planning design, awarded the Golden Lion at the 10th Venice Biennale.

I currently work in my company COAST Studio which I founded in 2013 as a response to the coastal urban development defining the future interface between man and nature. COAST works in this intersection between land and sea engaging with dreams for how future societies interacts with our ephemeral surroundings.

Elsewhere:

Employment 

Arkitektskolen Aarhus - The Aarhus School of Architecture, Aarhus, DK, PHD Fellow

PHD-fellow conducting the research project 'SEACHANGE - Coastal Aesthetics in Urban Territories'

Sep 2016 - current
 

COAST Studio, Copenhagen, DK, Founder, Architect, Photographer

My field of work ranges between architectural design and photographic investigation working in the intersection between land and sea, processing the architectural qualities inherent to our ephemeral coastlines. Scale ranges between building scale and masterplanning scale, designing projects from their initial design phase on to design development.

Oct 2013 - current
 

COBE, Copenhagen, DK, Architect

Conceptual design and Construction design ranging between building scale and planning scale.

Apr 2012 - current
 

SLETH A/S, Aarhus, DK, Architect

Conceptual design and Construction design ranging between building scale and planning scale.

Nov 2011 - Apr 2012
 

3xn architects, Copenhagen, DK, Architect

Design Architect working in the competition department.

- conceptual design
- programming
- detailed design
- diagrammatization
- visualization
- presentation

Feb 2008 - Dec 2010
 

Arkitektskolen Aarhus - The Aarhus School of Architecture, Aarhus, DK, Teacher

Teacher on the 3rd and 4th semester class

May 2010 - Jul 2010
 

Dark Arkitekter, Oslo, NO, Trainee

Trainee in the competition department

Feb 2006 - Jun 2006
 

UNStudio, Amsterdam, NL, Trainee

Trainee in the competition department

projects:
- Zaragoza Convention Center
- Gijon Masterplan and Station Area

Jun 2005 - Jan 2006
 

Education 

Arkitektskolen Aarhus - The Aarhus School of Architecture, Aarhus, DK, MArch, Institute 1

Institute 1 is an experimental architecture and urban design studio

Sep 2002 - Jan 2008
 

Awards 

Cebra Prize, 1st Place

Awarded the Cebra Award for the Diploma Project - 'Reconfiguration of Territories in Fjordbyen Oslo'.

For innovation and design

2008
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills