018 _ Housing “Gammel Strand” now published in Arkitekten



Utzon Uncovered BOOK RELEASE. Available now at Rizzoli, Amazon, Waterstone, Saxo



Utzon Uncovered, by Lise Juel. Published by Rizzoli New York

Reaching out for the treetops


The wooden construction of one of the towers of the writer and yoga retreat in the forest has now been completed.

Rizzoli Book release coming up october 2020: “Utzon Uncovered” by Lise Juel & photos Hélène Binet


Construction Site: Tree Top Retreat

Construction Site Lise Juel Architecture arkitektur Nordsjælland

New Country Residence

ALJ has been assigned to create a new country residence in a beautiful landscape situated in Jutland

Plan Skitse ALJ Arkitektur

Plan Sketch _ Lise Juel

Lise Juel appointed mentor for Dreyers Foundation


Lise Juel has been appointed to mentor and guide new architectural firms. Dreyers Foundation selects every year the most promising new practices and team them up with a mentor.

Link press release: Dreyersfond

Spatial Surgery: Re_Think Funkis


Re-model of a classic funkis house, Frederiksberg.

Uncovering the true potential and character of a house. Letting in light, making it airy and interesting. ALJ re_think the spatial flow and execute a spatial surgery, in order to transform the experience of the house, so it becomes a framework for new spatial experiences full of life.

Restaurering Funkis Villa Klassisk Frederiksberg


Book Release: Architects on Architects


“Momoyo Kaijima and Lise Juel meet to talk about Jørn Utzon. Kaijima and Juel already worked together on the exhibition Atelier Bow-Wow: learning from Utzon in Aalborg in 2013. At that time, they also had the opportunity to visit some of Utzon´s buildings together”

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Architects on Architects, Hirmer, Technische Universität München

This Summer: Rizzoli New York, Bookproject – Helene Binet and Lise Juel – at the Iconic Can Lis


Lise Juel is collaborating with the world renowned architectural photographer Helene Binet, in order to create an extraordinary publication about Utzon seen through the different lenses of Binet and Juel. The book will be published by Rizzoli, New York.


Tree Top Retreat

ALJ has been assigned to create a TreeTopRetreat with yoga/writing facilities on a slope in the forest

Lise Juel Tree Top House

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Lise Juel´s restoration of the iconic Can Lis by Utzon, published in the Danish magazine Børsen Pleasure



ALJ receives Building Award 2018 for Strandvilla housing


Atelier Lise Juel received the Best building award 2018 / “Arkitekturprisen 2018” at the City Hall of Fredensborg Denmark on the 9th of May 2018. The award is given for the best new building in the Municipality of Fredensborg for the last three years.

A playful Japanese Interior – recently completed


Japaneese Interior wood black wire forest plywood birch

Photo: Atelier Lise Juel

SKRÆNTEN _ new photos_


Skrænten sommerhus holiday home wood detail

Foto: Jens Linde

Atelier Lise Juel now on Instagram


Check out our Instagram Profile at #atelierlisejuel

Feature in: “Strandvejsmagasinet”. In occasion of Architecture Award


Atelier Lise Juel Featured in Strandvejsmagasinet

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2 ALJ housing projects nominated for best building award 2018


The municipality of Fredensborg has actually nominated both the “Strandvilla” and the “Gammel Strand” project for the same best building award 2018.

Munich June 2018: Momoyo Kajima & Lise Juel in Utzon conversation


The Technical University of Munich is celebrating its 150 years and has invited Momoyo Kajima from Atelier Bow_Wow and Lise Juel for a conversation about Jørn Utzon 29th of June 2018. The conversation is followed up by a lecture by Momoyo Kajima.

ALJ housing project “Gammel Strand” nominated for best building award.


Atelier Lise Juel has been nominated for the annual best building award in the municipality of Fredensborg. The concerned project is the housing project “Gammel Strand”.

Award Arkitektegnet Villa Nordsjælland Gammelstrand Atelier Lise Juel





Lise Juel receives grant from the Danish Arts Foundation


Lise Juel has been awarded a grant from the Danish Arts Foundation to pursue and develop her artistic and architectural work further.

Lise Juel lecture at the University of Lund Sweden


A lecture on built and unbuilt works of Atelier Lise Juel the 16th of March 2018 in Lund.

ALJ studio moves to the North Shore

ALJ has moved the office up to the North Shore of Zealand to new inspiring surroundings…

ALJ Furesø project featured in “Arkitekten” issue


The Furesø project was recently featured in the “Small houses issue” of the Danish Architectural Magazine “Arkitekten”.

ALJ Humleby transformation featured in DR 1


ALJ transformation project in Humleby was recently featured in DR 1 “Kender du Typen”

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Ⓒ Photo Nina Marquardsen

Kender du typen Lise Juel architecture tv

A+U Essay by Lise Juel



A+U July 17- Lise Juel guest editor on Melancholy Issue

8 pages in the exclusive architecture magazine: Nytt Rom Nr 52


architecture magazine spread Lise Juel

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Nytt Rom portraits Atelier Lise Juel


ALJ and Lise Juel portraited in Norwegian Nytt Rom 52 2016

Furesø – construction site


Furesø Construction site

Landstedet on the cover of A+U April


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Work in progress-Danseplads i Kolding


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© Atelier Lise Juel

New project – Gammelstrand


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Sundvillaen- New photos of Jens Lindhe


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© Jens Lindhe 2015

ALJ receives grant from Dreyers Fond


ALJ receives a grant from Dreyer’s Foundation for the Can Lis book project.

Utzon Centre revisited


På sporet af Utzon_forside

Lise Juel revisited Utzon Centre as invited speaker on in the lecture series of Realdania, October 31st 2015.
Other lectures in the series is by Carsten Thau on Arne Jacobsen in SAS-royal hotel.

ALJ feature in Danish magazine RUM


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The restoration by ALJ of Jørn Utzon’s house, Can Lis in Mallorca is featured in this months issue of the Danish magazine RUM

Realdania lecture by Lise Juel in Utzon Centre


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Foto: Torben Eskerod/Jens Lindhe

Solid wood elements


Assembly of the solid wood elements completed at the construction site towards Øresund

Lakeview project


ALJ has been commissioned to design a villa on a sloping site overlooking the Furesø Lake. The conditions of the programme is to unfold an architectural frame that embraces life between the hilly forest slopes and the lake shore.

ALJ in the media


Lise Juel will be talking about Jørn Utzon’s “Kingo houses” and Bagsværd church in the TV programme “Hammerslag” on DR1 this March. We would like to thank Realdania Byg for making it possible to visit the house on extremely short notice.

Dance Pavilion


The Danish Foundation for Culture and Sports Facilities has appointed us as one of three firms to design dance pavilions in 3 different locations. Kolding Kommune have been chosen as our site and collaborator. The other chosen offices are KATO & MAY and Primus.

A+U visiting from Japan





Atelier Lise Juel are always seeking talented, curious and dedicated intern(s). Send a short introduction and samples of your work to: nm@lisejuel.dk

Steiner philosophy and architecture



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We are currently working on the transformation of the Rudolf Steiner kindergarten “Bonsai” – an architecture that responds to the innovative and caring pedagogics of this inspiring place in the woods.

Breaking ground – Townhouse transformation in ‘Humleby’


Construction begins at ALJ town house transformation project next week.

Lakehouse programming


On a sloping beautiful site overlooking the lake and hilly landscape of North Zealand, we are commissioned to develop a complex programme for a contemporary family.

Utzon’s Fredensborg housing


Atelier Lise Juel are presently developing the restoration strategy of Utzon’s Fredensborg Housing for The Danish Agency for Culture.

ALJ Lecture at Henning Larsen


Lise Juel lectures has been invited to give a lecture at Henning Larsen Architects about the restoration of Can Lis.

Utzon Symposium Sydney 7-9th March


Lise Juel will be speaking at the conference on Saturday March 8th, 2014.

New Location


ALJ moves to a new office together with Svendborg Architects. Our new address: Bredgade 25E, DK-1260 Copenhagen.

Sustainability in focus


ALJ is commissioned to design a state of the art sustainable home at the seaside north of Copenhagen.

Can Lis book project


ALJ receives a generous grant from Dreyer’s Foundation for the Can Lis book project.

Conference in Byggeriets Hus


Lise Juel will be given a lecture 6-11-13 about work of Atelier Lise Juel. Other keynote speakers are Peter Thule Kristensen: “Bindesbøll and the techtonics” & Trine Neble about the practice of EMA.

Landscape furniture


Atelier Lise Juel Vandkunsten Hammershus besøgscenter - visitorscenter

In a landscape situated by the seaside ALJ has designed a number of objects that densify the space and create places to meet and enjoy the magnificent seaview.

Hammershus Visitor Center


Today the team with Vandkunsten, ALJ, PK3, Steenbergs Tegnestue & WSP has handed in the proposal for the visitor center. The winner will be announced in November.

Book about the restoration of Can Lis


ALJ is presently writing the book about the restoration and the architectural philosophy behind Can Lis. Yoshiharu Tsukamoto will be contributing to the book with an essay. The book is to be published in 2014.

Hammershus Visitor Center


Atelier Lise Juel has been pre-qualified to participate in the competition of Hammershus Visitor Center in a team with Tegnestuen Vandkunsten, PK3, Steenbergs Tegnestue and WSP.

Visiting Can Lis


Yoshiharu Tsukamoto in A+U report on Can Lis.

A+U link


A+U Special Issue March 2013: “CAN LIS Jørn Utzon’s House on Majorca”

Review in Politiken


Atelier Lise Juel Bow-Wow

5 stars in major Danish newspaper.

Exhibition opening


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Photos © Jens Morten

Curated by ALJ


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March 2013 A+U Special Issue


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Can Lis after the restoration by Atelier Lise Juel for The Utzon Foundation.

Kingo Housing


ALJ are restoring the famous Kingo Housing built by Jørn Utzon in 1960. The construction work is now in progress.

The Danish Arts Agency


Lise Juel receives the prestigious grant form The Danish Arts Agency in 2012 to develop her artistic and architectonic work further.

Helsinki Central Library


Arkitekt Lise Juel har indgået samarbejde med en af de mest bæredygtige innovative ingeniør firmaer i Australien Steensen&Varming, Sydney om udviklingen af konkurrencen om Helsinkis nye Stadsbibliotek.

Can Lis


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Can Lis


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Byggemøde på Mallorca 13. september 2010.

Årets byggeri i Silkeborg


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Landstedet udført af arkitekt Lise Juel 2011 er udnævnt til Årets byggeri i Silkeborg kommune.

Can Lis


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Rejsegilde ved Øresund


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Tegnestuen besigtigede tagfladen, hvor den krystalinske tagform begynder at tegne sig. Vi ser frem til den diagonale lægning af OTTA skiferen.

Can Lis


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Presseklip i Ultima Hora.

Årets bedste byggeri?


Landstedet udført af Arkitekt Lise Juel er nomineret til årets byggeri i Silkeborg kommune.

Arkitekt Lise Juel ApS


Arkitekt Lise Juel er per dags dato registreret som et anpartsselskab.

BowWow learning from Utzon


Atelier Lise Juel

ALJ is curating the exhibition of BowWow in Utzon Centre Aalborg. Next week our office is in Tokyo discussing the initial sketches with BowWow

Excavating Utzon II


Atelier Lise Juel

Architect Lise Juel is presently restoring one of Jørn Utzon’s Kingo houses for the foundation Realdania. Last week Lise Juel presented the strategy for te restoration to the public.

Can Lis


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Pressemøde 30. marts 2011 på tegnestuen om overdragelsen af Can Lis og de fremtidige renoveringsplaner.

Skrænten – byggepladsmøde


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Med udsigt over Kattegat.

Landstedet – et omrids


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2010-10-05 Byggeplads



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Afprøvning af indgangsparti til Landstedet.



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Fase: Myndighedsprojekt



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Fase: Projektforslag