Søren Robert Lund

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Søren Robert Lund (born 19 June 1962) is a Danish architect with his studio located in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Lund studied architecture at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen from 1982–1989. In 1988, still a student, he won the national competition for the Arken Museum of Modern Art in Ishøj, Denmark. He was awarded the first prize and the commission. On 5 February 1991 he established his own studio, Søren Robert Lund, Architects. Arken, still his most recognizable building, the museum established Lund as an architect able to handle a relatively large commission with a small practice while achieving a high level of design.

Competitions[edit]

1988 National competition for the Arken Museum of Modern Art, Ishøj, Denmark. Awarded First prize and commission.
1989 International competition for the revival of the Library Building in the City of Alexandria, Egypt. Awarded Special Merit.
1991 International ideas competition for a cultural centre in the City of Sarmarkand.
1996 Invited after the preliminary ideas stage to participate in the competition for a new Royal Theatre in the City of Copenhagen.
1997 Invited to submit a proposal for a Museum of Archeology in Herne, Germany.
1998 Invited to participate in the competition of a new visual identity of the headquarters of the Danish Contractors Organisation, Copenhagen. Awarded First prize and commission.
1999 Invited to submit proposal for the programming and urban structure of the BergWerke in Aahlen. Germany.
1999 Invited after pre-qualification to submit a proposal for the expansion of World Intellectual Property Organisations headquarters in Geneva.
2000 Invited after pre-qualification to submit a proposal for the new Danish Academy of Information Technology.
2001 Invited to submit a proposal for the Single-family House of the Future competition
2001 Housing in Trekroner, Roskilde. Awarded 1st prize
2001 Mythos. Master plan for leisure park area for the Olympic games in Athens.
2002 Competition for the northern Osaka Station Area in Japan
2003 Concert Hall, Stavanger, Norway
2004 Competition for a new Harbour front in Hirtshals, DK.
2004 Performance Art Center, Kristiansand, Norway
2004 Kalmar Art Museum, Sweden.
2005 Competition for the suburban area of Tensta, Stockholm, Sweden
2006 Jabal Omar Development project, Makkah
2007 Mammoth Museum, yakuzk, Russia
2007 Carlsberg Development Project, Copenhagen Denmark
2007 Dun Laoghaire Country Library, Ireland

Prizes[edit]

1988 Awarded the "Emil Bissen" Prize by the Royal Academy of Fine Arts
1992 Awarded the "Prins Jørgen" Prize by the Royal Academy of Fine Arts.
1994 Awarded "Den Gule Mursten" /"The Yellow Brick") Prize on the International Day of Architecture by the Pensions Fund, Bikuben.
1994 Awarded the "Chicago Artists International Scholarship".
1995 Awarded the "Artist Prize" by the newspaper Jyllandsposten.
1996 Awarded the "Nykredit Architecture Prize" by the Nykredit Foundation for Arken Museum of Modern Art.
1996 Awarded the "Architectural Prize" by the Employers Association of Contractors for Arken Museum of Modern Art.
1996 Nominated to the "Mies van der Rohe" prize 1996.
1997 Awarded the “Non Nobis” prize by the Royal Academy of Fine Arts for the Brick House in Allerød.
2000 Awarded by Slagelse municipality for the Printing Factory
2001 Awarded by Copenhagen municipality for Araneum headquarters
2002 Awarded Eckersberg Medaillen by the Royal Academy of Fine Arts
2002 Selected for the Dedalo Minosse Prize 2002, Villa L
2003 Awarded the Silver prize Luigi Cosenza award
2005 Awarded the rollercoaster price

Completed Projects[edit]

1996 Arken Museum of Modern Art, Copenhagen.
1997 Asia House. Anniversary exhibition for East Asiatic Company, Copenhagen.
1997 Brick house for a family in Allerød.
1997 Connected to the Tivoli Amusement Park, Copenhagen, as Head of Design and Development. Preparation of a master plan for the future development of the Tivoli Garden into the next millennium, in which the values of the 153 years old garden is maintained but accentuated and visualized by new theme areas, rides and landscaping. Among related projects are the design of the future Tivoli Hotel, restaurants of Tivoli, Concert Hall, etc.
1998 Valhalla Castle, a Nordic theme area in Tivoli.
1998 Interior design and layout for the multimedia company Netbureuaet, Copenhagen
1999 "The Orient", a theme area with rides, restaurants, shops and landscaping in Tivoli.
1999 A new design for the exterior of the headquarters of Contractors, Copenhagen.
2000 "China", a theme area with children rides and fast food restaurants in Tivoli.
2000 A new printing factory for the newspaper Berlingske Tidende in Slagelse.
2000 Preparation of a development plan for the Tivoli sister park in Kurashiki, Japan.
2001 Araneum Headquarters, Copenhagen
2001 Restoration of the worlds oldest Pantomime Theatre, Tivoli Gardens
2001 Interior design for Højberg A/S
2001 Colt Telecom Headquarters, Copenhagen
2002 Villa L, single family house Hørsholm, Denmark.
2004 The Demon, Tivoli rollercoaster, a new Chinese theme area.
2005 Villa F, extension to a single family house Hørsholm, Denmark.
2006 Ordrup primary school with new sport facilities in collaboration with CEBRA architects.
2006 Bakkegård primary school in collaboration with CEBRA architects.

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