Design and Build Workshop at Kangerlussuaq, Greenland from 25th of July to 9th of August 2021 | Deadline for applications: May 25, 2021

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Architecture students are encouraged to apply to design and build workshop in Kangerlussuaq, Greenland that will take place between 29th of July and 9th of August.

The workshop will be located in Kangerlussuaq where the students during a period of 14 days will construct one of the several installations / structures by recycling materials from the local dump site in Kangerlussuaq. The workshop and resulting project will through re-use have a focus on environment and climate challenges on a local and global scale. We will work together with 5 students Arctic DTU in Sisimiut, Greenland.

Tens students will be selected based on 1 page A4 long free form applications. Please send max 1MB email by 25th of May to:

The workshop will be facilitated by architect professor Sami Rental and architect Harald Seljesæter.

Workshop facts:

Location and base will be Kangerlussuaq, Greenland.

How to get to Greenland: 

Flights from Copenhagen CPH to Kangerlussuaq SFJ

The team will live together in a research station building in Kangerlussuaq. Two people may have to share a room. 

The project will cover accommodation and food during workshop. Travels must be covered by participants. No participation fee. 

Deadline 25th of June to confirm if the project is possible due to Covid-19. Negative test requested at CPH before boarding the plane, and again at Greenland after 5 days.

Current regulations request quarantine (5 days) which will be the start of the workshop design phase. The team will form a cohort. 

The project will reserve tickets with negotiated prices for the flight between Copenhagen-Kangerlussuaq (Air Greenland) for the chosen participants & payment pater. 

The team will be 10 international students + 5 students from Greenland. Work together with volunteers and local people. 

One free day with social expedition / excursion.

Inussiarnersumik Inuulluaqqusillunga! / Best Wishes!

Project Team

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