Department of Architecture, Design and Media Technology

  • Rendsburggade 14

    9000 Aalborg


Organization profile

Organisation profile

The department for Architecture, Design, and Media Technology is a multi campus department with branches in Aalborg, Copenhagen and Esbjerg. In Aalborg the department has all of its four main subjects ArchitectureUrban Design,Industrial Design, and Media Technology represented whereas in Copenhagen and Esbjerg its concentrates on Media Technology with cross-over to Architecture and Learning. The department holds 140 researchers and PhD students and participate in a wide range of national and international projects. It provides teaching to over 1500 students at the three branches. The department is headed by Professor Hans Jørgen Andersen who has background within media technology.

The department is unique in the Danish context as it collects disciplines within architecture, design, media and technology under one roof providing the foundation for a powerful new field of research and development of competence within the field of technology and design with a human focus. 

The department's vision is to utilize and investigate the interplay between creativity and technology for development of new growth areas in research and education directed towards the user or participants. The developed new architecture, urban design, products, and media solutions with the user or participants in focus address future societal challenges regarding development of sustainable and attractive ways of living. The impact on the physical environment and user interaction will be subjects for investigation, paving the way for new technologies and solutions that take the user experience fully into account. The ambition is to deliver excellent human centred technology research.

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    Research Output

    Applied Urban Design: A Contextually Responsive Approach

    Black, P., Martin, M., Sonbli, T. E. & Phillips, R., 2021, (In preparation) Routledge. 364 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  • 3D-ZeF: A 3D Zebrafish Tracking Benchmark Dataset

    Pedersen, M., Haurum, J. B., Bengtson, S. H. & Moeslund, T. B., 2020, (Accepted/In press) 2020 IEEE/CVF Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR). IEEE, (I E E E Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition. Proceedings).

    Research output: Contribution to book/anthology/report/conference proceedingArticle in proceedingResearchpeer-review

    Open Access
  • Prizes

    Nomination for Best Paper Award (SMC 2020)

    Willemsen, Silvin (Recipient), Serafin, Stefania (Recipient), Stefan Bilbao (Recipient) & Michele Ducceschi (Recipient), 26 Jun 2020

    Prize: Conference prizes


    Fifth International Conference for Structures & Architecture

    Marie Frier Hvejsel (Organizer), & Paulo J. S. Cruz (Organizer)

    6 Jul 2022

    Activity: Attending an eventConference organisation or participation

    4th International Congress on Ambiances

    Stine Maria Louring Nielsen (Participant)

    2 Dec 20204 Dec 2020

    Activity: Attending an eventConference organisation or participation

    16th Conference of the International Society of Indoor Air Quality & Climate (Event)

    Runa T. Hellwig (Member)

    1 Nov 20205 Nov 2020

    Activity: MembershipsMembership of committees, commissions, boards, councils, associations, organisations, or similar

    Press / Media

    Ny udstilling på Kappelborgtorvet viser arkitekturens skjulte hensigter

    Hans Jørgen Andersen


    3 items of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Press / Media

    EuroBonus Pandion-medlemmer søges

    Alice Sprotte


    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Press / Media

    Black Lives Matter overdriver størrelsen på sin demonstration

    Thomas B. Moeslund


    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Press / Media