Emcon assist in the biggest real estate transaction in Danish history
The Rosengaardcenter at Odense has been acquired by the German retail specialist, the ECE European Prime Shopping Centre. The Rosengaardcenter is one of Denmark's largest retail centres with a floor area of more than 100.000 m2. The Centre was built in 1971 and has since been expanded and rebuilt continuously to meet the challenge of forming the physical framework of 158 stores with almost 7.5 million visitors annually. Emcon has acted as technical advisor to ECE European Prime Shopping Centre during the transaction of Rosengaardcentret. Emcon has performed technical due diligence with assistance from Øllgaard Rådgivende Ingeniører, Godler Associates and Grontmij Carl Bro. The task has been performed in close cooperation with ECE's legal and financial advisors in order to ensure a coherent and reliable basis for ECE's decision-making.
Research project on concrete for Emcon
The VIA University College at Horsens has just finished a little research project for Emcon concerning "Concrete's own development as function of temperature". The point in this research project is to provide consultancy on controlling of concrete constructional work and logistics to the big infrastructure projects. Researches have been carried out at 20, 35, 50 and 70 degrees. The project has been carried out as a knowledge voucher under the Ministry of Research, financed independently by Emcon and through cash support to VIA University College.
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Construction of DSV head office has started up
DSV has signed a turnkey contract with DS-Flexhal A/S on construction of a new head office at Hedehusene and thus continues their collaboration, as they have just handed over a new head office for DSV Landskrona. The new building comprises a new head office of approx. 15.500 m2 and a cargo terminal of 12.500 m2. The digging already commenced, as deadline for occupancy is scheduled for the summer 2014.
The Kvæsthus Project - laying of the foundation stone
On January 15th 2013, a milestone in the construction of the world's best underground parking facility and a unique city square in the Copenhagen centre were achieved with the laying of the foundation stone and a time capsule for future archaeologists. Emcon continues the close collaboration with Realdania and the danish Ministry of Culture on this grand project.
Two new members of the Emcon team
It is with great pleasure that we welcome Liv Kartvedt Lyskjær and Mads Lauritzen as our new collegues as from 1 January and 1 February, respectively.
Liv has an educational background as architect and brings extensive skills within sustainability. She comes from a job with the Danish Building and Property Agency (former UBST).
Mads has an educational backgraound as engineer M.Sc. and brings solid skills within process capacity and process understanding. He has many years of experience with Pihl & Søn A/S and has just completed a job as project manager for Helsinge Skole og Svømmehal (public school and swimming pool ) performed as OPP (Public Private Partnership).
Emcon scrutinises light railway at Ring 3 (circular road)
On behalf of the Ringby-Letbane collaboration, Metroselskabet A/S is working on the basis for deciding on the establisment of a light railway which is planned to run alongside the Copenhagen Cityring 3 (circular road) from Lyngby in the north to Ishøj in the south. Metroselskabet A/S has assigned Emcon to scrutinise and quality assure the prepared budget for construction costs as well as to make a risk analysis and possibly identify cost reductions.
i2P - New digitalised tool - "The Good Process"
For the last 3 years Emcon has collaborated in the project i2P. Emcon has contributed to the development of i2P and "The Good Process" with planning and implementation tools of client communication as well as handling of partners and collaborators in the earliest phase of the construction project. For more information on the project i2P, please see www.i2P.dk
Maintenance of Railway on Øresundsbron
The Øresundsbro Konsortie has signed a contract with Infranord AB on maintenance of the railway equipment between Denmark and Sweden. The agreement includes maintenance of all rail tracks, interlocking system, ATC, traction supply, electrical power supply and other minor equipment along the 17 kilometers long railway line. Emcon has assisted the Øresundsbro Konsortie as process manager in preparing tender documents and tender evaluation.
Four new District Courts in Greenland
Toqqavik has been asked to perform feasibility studies for the construction of 4 new District Court facilities located in llulissat, Sisimiut, Nuuk and Qaqortoq in Greenland. The agreement is an extension to the existing agreement with Bygningsstyrelsen (Danish Building and property agency) on providing full consultancy services for the Agency's buildings in Greenland in collaboration with Masanti A/S and Erik Møller Arkitekter A/S.
Emcon seminar at Kokkedal Slot
The Emcon team was gathered at Kokkedal Slot which with its beautifull surroundings and newly renovated rooms provided a perfect frame for looking into the future and pick up inspiration for future succes stories focusing on strengths, possibilities, dreams and goals.
Mads Blaabjerg certified Senior Project Manager at IPMA
Earlier this month our collague Mads Blaabjerg was certified Senior Project Manager at IPMA (IPMA-B). We congratulate Mads on his good achievements.
Review on Femern railway project
For the Danish Ministry of Transport and in cooperation with KPMG and URS Scott Wilson, Emcon has made a quality assurance review on the environmental impact assessment of the railway infrastructure in connection with the Femern connection. This very exciting project represents a very import piece in the national railway strategy and must be considered on of the largest railway projects in the next few years.
Tora Fridell new with Emcon
It is with great pleasure, that we will welcome Tora Fridell as our new colleague April 1st. Tora brings Emcon solid juridicial skills and many years of experience with the Danish Building and Proporty Agency (former UBST).
Toqqavik has become member of the Artic Business Network
- and has participated in the Business Greenland Conference 2012 in Aalborg, Denmark. Toqqavik has hereby expanded its network to companies working with logistics, exploiting minerals and petroleum and the connected supply industry. The Artic Business Network is a transatlantic network with focus on developing cooperation between companies, organizations and authorities in Greenland and Northern Jutland (Denmark).
House of Families in Nuuk
For "Kommuneqarfik Sermersooq", Toqqavik has assisted in preparing tender documents for the institution "House of Families" in Nuuk on a turnkey competition basis. Having received the tenders, Toqqavik has evaluated the technical content and has been secretary of the jury, which - with Knut Eirik Dahl, architect and professor from the company Dahl-Uhre, Tromsø, as President - has evaluated the architectual qualities of the tenders.
New DSV head office at Hedehusene, Copenhagen
DSV builds new head office on the site "Jasonsminde" at Hedehusene, Copenhagen. The building includes a new head office for 700 employees and a 15,000 m² cargo terminal for transshipment of goods. Emcon is appointed client consultant for DSV and will handle the project and process management, time and financial management, and review of project documents from consultants and contractors. Initially Emcon is competition secretary for an invited architectural competition including preparation of building program and competitive conditions.
The Øresund Bridge - Replacement of video detection
Around 140 cameras in the Øresund motorway tunnel including the video dectection system in the tunnel and along the Øresund Bridge are right now beeing replaced. The video decection system spots tailbacks and vehicles stopping illegally or driving in the wrong direction of traffic. Emcon assists the Øresund Bridge Consortium with project management in tendering, contracting and implementation.
New assignments for Toqqavik
Toqqavik ApS, as leading consultancy, in cooperation with Masanti A/S, Greenlandic architect and engineer company and the Danish architect Erik Møller Arkitekter A/S, has been assigned to do the building inspection of 65 state properties in Greenland. Toqqavik will subsequently be in charge of the consulting services for the refurbisment works of the properties. The inspection works are due to be carried out in the summer 2012 and the refurbisment works in the years to follow. The Toqqavik focus area will be task management and representative to the authorities. Masati A/S and Erik Møller Arkitekter A/S will be in charge of the building inspections and the technical counseling.
Jette employed at Emcon
It is with great pleasure, that we will welcome Jette Stein as project assistant and our new colleague Febuary 1st. Jette brings Emcon solid linguistic skills and many years of experience with project administration.
Round birthday celebrations at Emcon
All Emcon employees were gathered at Restaurant "Kongekilden", Dyrehaven (The Jægersborg Deer Park), celebrating our dear colleagues Carsten Helvind and Morten Jørck's 110th birthday with a Spanish inspired Danish lunch - Congratulations!
Largest real estate deal in DK in 2011
Emcon has assisted ATP og Pension Danmark as consultants (Technical Due Diligence) concerning the real estate deal involving UN City at Marmormolen and the building rights related to the Steven Holl Project at the Port of Copenhagen.
Process consultancy - new container harbour in Nuuk
Toqqavik has for a period supported the task group of the future harbour company in Nuuk, Greenland, with process consultancy and preparing of the project plan for building a new container harbour in Nuuk including construction work on landside. The project comprises building of a new 324 meter long harbour quay, renovation of the connecting roads, 2 new roundabouts, and a new two-way road tunnel under the quarter Nuussuaq. The expected total expenses of the project amount to almost half a billion kroner.
Adward for KU-Life
The Municipality of Frederiksberg has awarded the new building and landscape belonging to Forest and Landscape, Faculty of Life Science in Copenhagen a Design award. Designed by the architects Rørbæk & Møller and Schønherr Landscape. Emcon has been consultant for the user and the tenant at the Faculty of Life Science in Copenhagen.
Codan Insurance in Oslo
Norwegian Property has started a large developer project including a number of office buildings close to Codan Forsikrings head office in Oslo. Emcon has evaluated the consequences from the developer project before and under the construction period in order to give Codan Forsikring reasons for a decision to prolong the lease contract at Drammensveien.
QA for Ministry of Transportation
Emcon has on previous occasions, for the Ministry of Transportation, conducted several quality assessments of EIA reports prepared by the Road Directorate. In cooperation with Capacent, now merged with KPMG, Emcon has quality assessed further 2 EIA reports, namely Motorway Extension between Kolding and Fredericia and New motorway south of Regstrup, part of the highway between Holbæk and Kalundborg. The total Capital appropriations are estimated to be 841, respectively. 411 million. kr.
Framework agreement with OSB
Emcon has for 3 years assisted The Oresund Link with project management and tendering - especially within Technical Operations. The frame work agreement has been prolonged with another year and we are looking forward to the cooperation.
Parking at the Theatre
Realdania has entered into an agreement with the Danish Ministry of Culture about building a parking facility and creating a fantastic square at the Danish National Theatre in Copenhagen. Emcon has been appointed advisor to Realdania through the project until comissioning in 2015.
Homes in Greenland
Qarsoq studio Aps and Clement Carlsen were both first prize winners in the competition to design the 80 new cooperative housing homes wich The Greenland government will build in the smaller cities over the next 3-4 years. Inuplan Ltd. are engineers on both proposals. It is intended that the most dilapidated and obsolete buildings must be replaced by new modern homes where several generations can live close together. The shared first premium was DKK 100,000 to each. The winning proposals provide a good example of how life can unfold in a tight community under one roof and a second bid in a more informal community that is based more on outdoor common life on a sheared terrace. INI Construction Engineering Ltd. has conducted the competition assisted by toqqavik aps, emcon Nuuk. Their client advisor Kim Hoite worked as the competitions secretary. All of the reviewed proposals are posted on the governments website, www. nanoq.gl under news along with the full judges report.
Lars Boje Rasmussen has passed away
Our dear colleague, friend and Partner Lars Boje Rasmussen died on March 1st 2011 from an incurable cancer. We will all miss Lars both at Emcon and Toqqavik and we will remember Lars for good spirits, plenty of energy and drive, initiative, creativity and his explicit sense of esthetics.
Emcon hires again
It is with great pleasure, that we will welcome Jesper Kyhl Gudmann as our new colleague March 1st. Jesper brings Emcon solid competences within management, engineering and design of both buildings and large scale civil works.
Institute of Nature in Greenland
Aage V. Jensen Charitiy Foundation has donated an expansion of 820 sqm of the Institute of Nature in Greenland. The expansion has a desgin very similar to the original and was opened January 19th 2011. Emcon and Toqqavik have been advisor to the Foundations and the Institute throughout the proces since 1995 where the first architectural competition was held.
Honor CBS Campus
With the project 'The Campus Area around CBS', Marianne Levinsen Landscape was nominated in September / October 2010 for the finals at the 6th Bienale within landscape art in Barcelona among nine nominees out of 500 projects and ended up in top 3. The campus area around Copenhagen Business School (CBS) is constructed as a part of CBS's teaching building called the Quoin. The Quoin is designed by Lundgård og Tranberg Architects A/S. The Quoin has already been honored with the English architecture prize RIBA Award from the Royal Institute of British Architects and the Danish award for Woodworks 2006. Emcon was Client Consultant for CBS in the planning and implementation of campus and the Quoin.
Noma - quiz winner
Noma opened in 2003. From all the right answers we have invited 3 lucky winners to participate in a lunch at Noma November 18th 2010. The winners have all been notified directly.
Opening reception for Toqqavik
The opening reception for Toqqavik ApS - daughter company of Emcon A/S - was held at Nipisa Restaurant in Nuuk. Many thanks to all who participated and thank you for all the best whishes.
Emcon now in Greenland
Emcon has been appointed responsible for developing and implementing a project and portfolio management system in Nukissiorfiit, Greenland Energy Supply. As a special task, Emcon has also been asked to assist Nukissiorfiit over the next 9 months as Project Chief. As a natural consequence, Emcon has medio August taken on Morten Jørck, who will go directly to Nuuk. We welcome Morten in Emcon !
Mads new in Emcon
It is with great pleasure, that we will welcome Mads Blåbjerg as our new colleague September 1st. Mads brings Emcon solid competences within project management on larger scale as well as an energy engineer technical education.
Emcons external QA for Minstry of Transport
As assistance to Capacent, Emcon has been asked to carry out an external quality assurance of a project for a crossing of Roskilde Fjord prepared by the Danish Road Directorate. The quality assurance comprises evaluation of budget, technical solution, organisation and overall social economy.
The restaurant Noma is situated in The North Atlantic House, which also houses representation from Iceland, Faraoe Islands and Greenland as well as exibitions and conference facilities. Emcon was the Owners advisor through the remodelling and restauration of the old warehouse into a show window for contries and cultures of the North Atlantic. As NOMA has been appointed Best Restaurant in the World, Emcon should like to invite you to a contest where the price will be participation for two at a lunch at NOMA. The winner will be found among the correct answers to the following: When did NOMA open for business? Send your answer to emcon @ emcon.dk
A complying tendering
Tendering without the aftermath of a complaint is a hot topic these days. The IT-systems of municipalities and new legislation has given rise to much debate and media focus. We have for many years advised Owners through the tender phase and we think the juridical correctness has to meet with practicality and a clear and simple administration is essential. Hence the tender phase always has to be driven by a good ethics and transparency. Based on Emcons cross-disciplinary competences we have assisted a long line of public and private Clients with complying tenderings.
PM-education at Construction Clients
Danish Association of Construction Clients has undertaken a project concerning "Project Management at Construction Clients - competences and possible development". Emcon assist the Association with planning, developing and seeing through a modular education based on this project.
End-user influenced planning
Emcon assists the Danish Association of Construction Clients in a R&D-project on end-user driven planning and innovative user-involvement. Focus is to identify best practice in creating value and end-user satisfaction. The project is backed by Realdania, Danish Enterprise and Construction Authority as well as the Capital Region, where results are tested in the planning of a hospital.
Tender strategy in Danish Road Directorate
The Danish Road Directorate (VD) has started a process, that will develop and focus the sourcing strategy for the investment plans in the future. Emcon assists VD with analysis and editorial work in the formulation of a strategy concerning coming tenders and sourcing of advisors, entrepreneurs and deliverances.
Nursing homes on the Island of Bornholm
Emcon has just been appointed Owners advisor to the Regional Municipality of Bornholm in relation to new nursing requiring housing in Aakirkeby, Nexo and Ronne. Emcon is to assist the Regional Municipality with planning and realisation of three projects in three separate general contracts. On this job, Emcon has teamed up with Blue Line Architects, who have an office in Ronne.
Swedish Sausage Dish and Jarre May 11th.
Our visit to Lises home in Malmö offered fantastic Swdish dishes - followed by a colorfull and grand sound adventure in Malmö Arena, where Jean Michelle Jarre gave us a full show. A great and very international experience for us all !
Owners Consultancy in the press
Owners Consultancy is constantly develloping, but the independant cosultant is still crusial! A message strongly inspired by the an interview of EMCONs Kim and Jeppe.
EMCON at the shooting range
Skjørringe Estate on Falster everyone at Emcon had their foresight adjusted. Clay pigeons and targets, stuffed rabbits and wooden logs where hit by buckshot, arrow and axe - each target his weapon ! A thrilling afternoon for grown up kids.
Emcon advisor for Fehmern
Christian Munch-Petersen has again been appointed responsible concrete expert for the next large scale infrastructure project in Denmark and Scandinavia. Christian is to prepare the technical concrete specification for the tunnel project.
New Clients Guide 2008 - Win a copy
In 2007-08 Emcon was responsible editor for the revision of the Client's Guide from 2003 for the Danish Enterprise and Construction Authority. Updates cover developments in public construction works since 2003 and comprise existing rules for procurement and contracting etc. as of mid 2007. The new Clients Guide (BV 08) has been restructuret and is applicable to all public Clients - State, Regiol, Municipality and other public Clients - but can be usefully for all professional Clients. The guide can be found on the internet, but is allso published in book form by Byggecentrum. Emcon will, however give away a total of 5 copies of the guide in book form to the first visitors of our web-site to respond. Give us a call or send an email and we will send you a free copy.
Depot for nuclear waste
Danish Decommissioning is in charge of decommissioning the nuclear test site at Riso, Denmark, has asked Emcon to assist in tendering consultancy for initial planning of a depot for radioactive waste. The reactor is under decommissioning and the initial planning comprises evaluation of 3 different technical solutions including budgeting and risk analysis in order to choose a solution. Professionally a very exiting job.
Works commencements 27.03.2009 på "Landbohøjskolen"
Center for Forrest & Landscape is moving into new facilities at Copenhagen University, Bio-scientific Faculty. Emcon has been appointed as advisor to Center for Forrest & Landscape in order to ensure optimal facilities for research, education and administration.
EMCON employs Soren Raae Teisen
We are very happy to welcome Soren into the Emcon-family of 18 as of today. Emcon is strengthened by Sorens solid background as project developer, contractor and his international experience.
Concert hall of Danish National Radio
After many harsh words from the press and experts about the DR-City, Emcon went for a tour followed by a concert in the new Concert Hall - and one word came to our minds: IMPRESSIVE! A different building with a special aura of creativity - and a fantastically exact sound.
Cooking at the Elverdam Inn
Friday November 7th Emcon went to visit the Elverdam Inn in Holbaek. With the price winning chef Jan Pedersen we created a 3-course meal under a great deal of fun in the kitchen. A lovely evening - and a confirmation of the importance of having a glas of wine during any cooking.
Many bids for Ryholtgaard
There was great interest in the EU-prequalification of tenders for the rebuilding of the nursing home Ryholtgård in Copenhagen. 17 building contractors applied and the 5 selected (all Danish) are: E. Pihl & Son AS, Juul & Nielsen A / S, Jonsson a / s, Sigma Entreprise A / S and W. Lyng Gaard Petersen A / S. Tendering is due on November 14th this year. The project has a maximum cost of 66,5 mio. DDK.
UN City tender
UN Agencies in Denmark is to relocate to commen facilities in an attemt på attract further new agencies to Denmark. The UN City is part of a larger project development at Marmormolen across from Langelinie in the Copenhagen North Harbour. The development also includes a hotel, commercial buildings and housing.
INspirational tour of London
Emcons inspirational tour of London offered a site visit to the new storage and science facilities - shaped like a giant cocoon - in the almost finished Darwin Centre designed by danish C.F. Moller. We also visited several buildings designed by Sir Norman Foster, including a new roof over the open space at the British Museum. Plenty of impressions - both professional and social.
EMCON is now Chartered Surveyor
As of now, EMCON is registered as Chartered Surveyor under RICS (Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors) since five of our partneres have been accepted as MRICS.
Limited tender for National Bank of Denmark
The National Bank of Denmark has to have the roof covering a big part of their building replaced. Emcon is to carry through a limited tender within existing frame work contracts with 3 architects and 3 construction engineers signed in 2006. Emcon was also the consultant for the National Bank regarding tendering the frame work contracts.
Remodelling of Ryholdtgaard, Copenhagen
Emcon is to secure the tender proces for FSB Housing regarding establishment of approx. 50 old peoples homes through joining existing, small, old and outdated homes. Pre-qualification of General contractors wil take place in August 2008 and the construction is to start early 2009.
Kim and Lars Peter new in Emcon
Emcon has now hired Kim Høite and Lars Peter Nyborg Hammel and we are now 18 advisors. Kim comes from a position with Copenhagen Business School while Lars Peter joins us from Kant Architects. Both will strengthen our architectual side, especially in the early stages of building projects.
Tennants advisory for Grontmij Carl Bro
Grontmij Carl Bro is considering to move into a new head office and Emcon has been appointed as the tennants advisor focusing on the proces towards realising the project development.
Emcon and the Oresund Link
Among a line of Danish and Swedish advisors, Emcon has been elected to assist the facility management organisation for the Oresund Link for the next 2 years, possibly extended to 4 years. The job contains all thinkable ficility management works ranging from implementing a new IT system to exchanging of fire safety doors in the tunnel.
David Holkmann Olsen new in Emcon
Emcon has now hired David Holkmann Olsen and we are now 16 advisors. David comes from a position as manager of the department of structural design at MT Hojgaard and he strengthens Emcon with her solid knowledge on structural and concrete design.
Emcons visit to Carlsberg
Planning of developping a new part of Copenhagen City is in full progress by Carlsberg - and Emcon is assisting regarding possibilities of establishing Subway service to the area. Emcon had a private presentation and show of the area by managing director Lars Holten Petersen Monday January 22nd and we ended the day with a lovely dinner at Cofoco.
Two new colleages in Emcon
Emcon has now hired Lise Johansson Stampe and Søren Hald and we are now 15 advisors. Lise comes from Ramboll and strengthens Emcon with her solid knowledge on road desing and project management. Soren comes from Danish Rail, Property Devision and extends Emcons competences on project development.
Owners advisor for Municipalities
Emcon has been awarded the job as Owners consultant for Copenhagen Property - a part of the Municipality of Copenhagen. An extensive renovation, redesign and new interior layout of Copenhagen Municipality offices at Njalsgaarden - a total of approx. 4000 m2 - is to be carried out 2008-2010.
Claims Management on Beltway Project
With Ramboll as our sub-consultant, Emcon has been assigned to assist The Danish Road Directorate in claims management related to the enlargement of 16 km belt highway from 4 to 6 lanes. Claims management comprises technical, economical and juridical issues - the latter in cooperation with The Legal Adviser to the Danish Government.
External QA of Danish Rail, Signalling Programme
The Danish Ministry of Transportation and Energy has awarded EMCON, with Scott Willson, UK as subconsultant, a contract concerning External Quality Assurance of the Danish Rail Signalling Programme. The external QA is part of the Ministry's new budgeting procedure for major projects and the Signalling Project is the first project to undergo this procedure. The External Quality Assurance includes both technical issues and the process. The job will be carried out for The Ministry of Transport and Energy in close co-operation with Rail Net Denmark and Danish National Rail Authority.
Moving form concreting in Copenhagen City
Emcon assists as Owners special advisor to SEB regarding organisation, planning and execution throughout the project to establish a new domicile for SEB. As a separate task Emcon has provided assistance regarding the moving form concreting of the towers comprising internal access roads and installation channels. Among other issues, this has involved optimization of the concrete mix recipe and the method where multiple towers are erected simultaneously. for organisering, planlægning og gennemførelse af byggesagen
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Greve Municipalitys sale of 107 lots
Greve Municipality, Real Estate Centre has appointed EMCON as Owners advisor for the sale of a larger area in Tune. EMCON will be the project manager for Greve Municipality in regards to ripening for development and sale og lots according to the development plan 15.14 Tune North East. Besides general project- and process management, EMCON will assist in the offer for sale, contracting and follow up on design and execution of the ripening for development.
Carsten Helvind - New in EMCON
Carsten Helvind has signed with EMCON. Carsten comes from a job at Ramboll and he will especially strengthen our environmental due diligences.
Proces coordinator for Copenhagen Municipality
EMCON is appointed to be process coordinator for the construction company Juul & Nielsen A/S, who, together with KANT Arkitekter and Damgaard Rådgivende Ingeniører in February 2007, was price winning in the competition concerning the rebuild and fit-out project of a 20.000 sqm office area for 'the most modern workplace of the world', for the municipality of Copenhagen in Hans Nansens Gaard.
Institute of Nature in Greenland expands
Centre of Nature Research under the Home Rule of Greenland was during the late 90's relocated into a new building beautifully situated on a hilltop by the University Park just outside Nuuk. The Centre of Research is now to be expanded by approx. 800 m2 within the frame of the original plan for development formed by KHR Architects AS.
Funding is again secured by Aage V. Jensen Trust Fund and the new area is to be opened by the end of 2008. EMCON is working as the Owners Advisor during design and construction.
Advisor to Community Dwelling
Only very few community dwellings have been build in the past 20 years. In less than half a year, a small group of committed persons has grown to necessary size and set up values, goals and ideas for the dwelling. Dorte Mandrup Architects has carried out the ideas in a spectacular design, and a turn key contract has been made with Frederiksberg Byggeentreprise. Works on site starts March 2007 and will be finished April 2008. The community dwellings are situated near Herstedvester in the Municipality of Albertslund. 54 apartments and a common house form a block around a large green. The common house has kitchen and dining facilities for all as well as rooms for workshops, laundry etc. The community is situated in a small forest where also parking takes place.
2006 - A good year for EMCON
Our fine annual result of 2006 was celebrated properly with a fantastic dinner at the restaurant Paustian. Here the chef works as an alchemist, putting together details in a new way and turning commonly known ingrediens into a perfect whole.
KILEN wins national and international awards
Lundgaard & Tranberg Arkitektfirma A/S, who designed Copenhagen Business Schools remarkable building Kilen, will on the 23th of November 2006 receive the danish award - Træprisen 2006 - for their unique use of timber. Lundgaard & Tranberg Arkitektfirma A/S and the Kilen-project was honoured with the English RIBA Award from Royal Institute of British Architects. The award is given to buildings with "high architectural standard and contribution to their local environment" and Kilen was chosen among different projects from all over Europe. For further information, see http://www.architecture.com/go/Architecture/Also/Awards_5435.html
Tenant rep. for Symphogen
EMCON has been elected tenant rep for Symphogen in thier move to a new main office summer 2008. This fast growing and priceawarded biotech company needs 6.500 m2 and an option for further 6.000 m2 including both office space and laboratories. Tendering for an illustrated design in 4 different locations will be evaluated late October 2006.
The National Bank of Denmark
The National Bank of Denmark has asked EMCON for assistance in contracting general agreements including architechtual and engineering works in regards to maintenance of their buildings.
Ministry of Social Affairs awards contract
The Danish Ministry og Social Affairs has awarded the joint venture of KPMG, Capacent, SBS and EMCON the contract to evaluate public funded but private housing for young people.
Parking lots in Copenhagen
Copenhangen Municipality has accepted EMCON as pre-qualified to tender as Owners Advisor in regards to the establishment of parking lots mainly underground with room for 4.000 cars in central Copenhagen. EMCON is lead in a joint venture with HLT, GEHL Architects, Moe & Brodsgaard, VIA Trafik, Sadolin & Albaek and Bech-Bruun.
EMCON's new web
Following a time-controlled process, we has just launched our new web with new and updated info on the company, employees and services.
Guide to public tender
As support to members of Real Estate Denmark, EMCON has put together a short version of the established guide to public owners.
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Christmas Card from EMCON
EMCON's Christmas Card was painted by Anette Flensburg, who says: "I'm consumed by creating in paintings, a type of model of a room. Questioning reality by constructing a 'device' or house."
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
More than 2.200 PMBOK sold
EMCON's danish translation of the PMBOK 2000 - A guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge has now been sold in more than 2.200 copies to both private people and professional seminar planners. Contact Jeppe Blak-Nielsen for further information.
Tender advisor for Hillerød Municipality
EMCON is to assist the municipality in preparation of tender documents, tender evaluation and contracting when selling yet another building lot. The municipality wishes bidding for the role as Owner carried out as an architectural competition.
Technical Due Diligence
EMCON is preparing a technical Due Diligence for a foreign investor as part of the basis for decision to buy a large property portfolio mainly situated in larger Copenhagen area.
EMCON is Gazelle again
For the second consecutive year, EMCON has been given the Gazelle Diploma for 2005. Borsen awards the diploma to Danish companies who have doubled their turn over in 3 years. http://www.borsen.dk/gazeller/
Emcon assist in the biggest real estate transaction in Danish history
Research project on concrete for Emcon
Construction of DSV head office has started up