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  • Signe Kongebro

    Position
    Global Design Director, Urbanism and Landscape/Partner
    Phone
    +45 8233 3068
    Phone2
    +45 2715 0268
    Email

    Signe is the founder of Henning Larsen’s sustainability department. She has been a member of Henning Larsen’s management since 2008, and as partner she was most recently tasked with heading the practice’s business activities in Scandinavia, with a special focus on the Danish market. Signe is a central figure in the increasing professionalization of the company, working diligently to ensure alignment between future projects and Henning Larsen's development.

    She serves as the face of the practice in various respects and engages in close dialogue with public and private sector developers, potential clients and stakeholders on the development of visions. She typically helps to shape strategies rooted in the client’s core values, thereby ensuring that quality remains the decisive parameter in future projects.

    Signe is one of the driving forces behind the growing focus on sustainable construction in the industry. In 2015, she was appointed Adjunct Professor of Sustainable Architecture Studies at Sheffield University. She possesses extensive knowledge of sustainability in construction and resource-conscious design. Signe is also at the forefront of efforts to link innovation and new knowledge with architecture, making her a highly sought-after keynote speaker and frequent contributor to the public debate through participation in Danish and international conferences. She is also a member of a number of boards and advisory boards, and a founding partner in initiatives such as REBUS Partnership and Sustainable Build.

    Professional experience

    Henning Larsen, 2001

    Education

    The Cooper Union for Advancement of Science and Art, New York, 1998
    The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, School of Architecture, 1999
    The Architect as Process Manager, 2009
    DGNB Consultant, 2012