Archival Studies is a Copenhagen-based design practice that explores interior architecture for transformation and care of the existing.

Applying regenerative concepts, flexible building systems, and sensory-rich environments.

We actively engage with a network of partners, collaborating with private, public, and commercial clients.

Selected projects

EXHIBITION 06 _ RESET MATERIALS

Exhibition design for the large experimental show at the intersection of art and architecture:
Reset Materials – Towards Sustainable Architecture

INTERIOR 06 _ KONA

Complete interior and inventory for Kōnā a Japanese-inspired eatery in Copenhagen. The translucent orange planes of textile shift in appearance and melt into an atmospheric cloud of colour that gives a stimulating warmth to the raw concrete space.

INTERIOR 05 _ ART HUB

Art Hub Copenhagen’s spatial transformation points towards a general path for how recycling can be rethought in architecture. When resources are not consumed but regenerated into value-creating elements recycling is not a necessary evil but the very catalyst of form and intention. Thus, this project operates sustainably on two intertwined levels: conservation of both resources and Kødbyen’s distinctive character. Find out more about this collaboration with Copenhagen-based Pihlmann Architects.

Archival Studies x KNTXTR

«Being in the world is messy and architecture holds a promise to make sense of it.»

Curious to find out more about our practice, the way we started and how we think about the future?
Read the in-depth interview with KNTXTR

EXHIBITION 05 _ PARTS OF A WHOLE

For 3daysofdesign 2023 we joined forces with Copenhagen clothing brand Artikel København to showcase our latest collaboration for a mini collection of workwear.
The launch event and exhibition reflected our akin design philosophies and approach to materials and local production.

EXHIBITION 07 _ SPOR 10

Archival Studies teamed up with Gehl Architects, Studio Atlant and Nrep in the creation of Jernbanebyen’s inclusive community hub.
Find out more about this process, our on-site interventions and whats next for Jernbanebyen.

INTERIOR 07 _ GASOLINE GRILL

For the Gasoline Grill interior in Tivoli, our aim was not just to design a modern diner that’s efficient and comfortable but also to craft a unique spatial experience that embodies the Gasoline Grill identity and maximized the inherent qualities of the space we had to work with.

NEWS

Archival Studies x Pihlmann Architects

We are proud and honoured to announce that together with Pihlmann Architects we have been selected as one of the four winning teams on Realdania’s “Rum for Fællesskab” competition – a project with a generous social agenda aimed at strengthening local communities across Denmark.

From January to April 2024, we will be working closely with the teams of Pihlmann Architects, Cobe, Reværk, Rumgehør and Studio XYZ on developing a catalogue of common spaces which local communities all over Denmark will be given the opportunity to apply for in an open national call.

Read more about the project Rum for Fællesskab

Børsen Gazelle Award

Archival Studies has been awarded the Børsen Gazelle Prize of 2023.
This award recognizes Denmark’s fastest-growing companies of the year, and we are honored to be listed among other inspiring businesses.
Read our full statement here