Urban Rigger
  • Community in the time of corona

    Denmark is opening up the society after months of corona lockdown. For some it might seem like finally waking from a nightmare, others might almost feel a bit guilty about having appreciated the strange times and the break from normal routines. Regardless of how the global pandemic has affected our own everyday life and economy so far, there is no doubt that corona has and will continue to affect our lives for time to come. At URBAN RIGGER we had just welcomed our newest residents when the pandemic closed borders, cancelled classes or moved them online and forced people to stay at home. Some tenants left with short notice before…

  • URBAN RIGGER is mentioned in TopTenz (as number 1)!

    “The Urban Rigger project in Copenhagen, Denmark is just such a remarkable development, with 72 studio apartments for students fashioned from shipping containers.” We are very excited about being named as number 1 on TopTenz’ list of “10 Remarkable Ocean and Sea Settlements”! Read the full article here.

  • URBAN RIGGER takes first place in STHLM

    We are thrilled to be named the number one inspiring project in the latest issue of STHLM Magazine by Stockholm Chamber of Commerce. This magazine mentions cool, innovative and inspirational projects and places around the world. Read more about URBAN RIGGER in the full article here.

  • URBAN RIGGER in Berlingske Tidende

    “Now you can live in a container on the water and close to the city – BIG’s URBAN RIGGER has been upgraded.” “The Urban Rigger-project should be praised for its originality, details and wealth of ideas. After a tour you almost wish you were a student again.” ‎ These are the words from Berlingske Media today. The article is about how the BIG-designed project has been expanded with 60 new student apartments. Read the full article in Danish here.