URBAN AGENCY is an award-winning architecture firm with a broad international profile. The office is based in Copenhagen, Dublin, Düsseldorf, and Lyon with projects ongoing throughout Europe, Asia, North America, and Africa.
The company was founded in 2013 by 4 partners – Maxime Laroussi, Andrew Griffin, Henning Stüben and Heechan Park and Urban Agency has expanded to include a large international team of architects, designers, and planners.
In designing pragmatic, sensitive and innovative solutions, we create new possibilities for a better everyday life. We design flexible, dynamic and powerful projects that can absorb complexity and change, while maintaining and building-up on existing qualities.
URBAN AGENCY adds value through design, contributing to the betterment of society, as well as the individual client. We have a proven track record of adding monetary value to new and existing buildings.
Through careful analysis, programming and massing, we design innovative mixed-uses providing additional square meters for productive and content end-users and stakeholders.
URBAN AGENCY believes in creating spaces where individuals can interact – aesthetically inviting spaces of social encounter. We develop comfortable and ecologically responsible solutions that create new value and identity and are economically profitable.
2021 RIBA International Awards for Excellence - Shortlisted - Lille Langebro
2021 World Architecture News Awards - First Prize, Future Projects, Residential - Vancouver Forest
2021 Architizer A+ Awards - 10 Top Residential Architecture Firms in the World
2021 IABSE Danish Construction Prize - Winner - Lille Langebro
2019 BDA Preis - Winner - Shoe Self Shop
2018 AAI Awards 18 - Special mention - Dental Clinic
2017 German Design Council Iconic Award - Poolbeg Twins
2017 RIAI Public Choice Awards - Commended - Calderwood Clinic
2017 Building & Architect - Best retail - Shoe Shelf Shop
2017 Mies van der Rohe European Union Prize - Nominated
2017 AAI Awards - Special Mention - Templeogue Dental
2016 European Prize for Public Space - Shortlisted - Faaborg
2016 RIAI Irish Architecture Awards - Winner - Faaborg
2016 RIAI - Highly Commended - Castle & Drury
2014 RIAI - Highly Commended - Kalvebod Waves
2014 WAN - Urban Design Award - Kalvebod Waves
2014 City of Copenhagen Architectural Award
2014 Danish Steel Award - Shortlisted
2014 AIT - 1st Prize, Sport and Leisure
2011 Mies van der Rohe European Union Prize - Nominated