All of adidas under one roof. HALFTIME Adidas Headquarters by COBE

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COBE. Competition team.- COBE, CLMAP, Knippers Helbig, Transsolar, COBE Berlin.
Design and execution team.- ARGE COBE & CLMAP (lead consultant), Knippers Helbig, Fact, Bartenbach, Soda, PMI, HMP.
Wayfinding and signage.- COBE & EIGA.
Interior design.- COBE.
The HALFTIME Chair.- COBE and HAY.
Project Team
Alexander Forsch, Birk Folke Daugaard, Carlos Ramos Fernandez, Caroline Nagel, Clement Bue Maali, Dan Stubbergaard, Freya Dorbritz, Gina Perier, Javier Barriuso Domingo, Johan Lund Pedersen, Karoline Liedtke, Kasper Larsen, Laura Diestel, Maria Aufegger, Milada Vorzova, Milan Milenkovski, Morten Andersen, Navid Christensen, Ole Storjohann, Rasmus Hjortshøj, Rosa Bui, Ted Schauman, Ulrich Pohl.
Adidas Pension Trust
15,500.0 m²
Winner of international architecture competition in 2014, completed in 2018.
Conference center, canteen, showroom and surrounding landscape.
Height.- 7.80–10.50 m. Roof footprint.- 8,650 sqm. Roof dimensions.- 168 x 103 m. Standard roof V-beam.- 16 m x 1.4 m x 2 m. Weighting approx.- 28 tons.
ICONIC Award 2015 - Visionary Architecture, Red Dot Communication & Brands Award 2019
91074 Herzogenaurach, Germany.


COBE is a limited liability company owned by Founder and Creative Director Dan Stubbergaard. COBE is a progressive and contemporary community of architects that focuses on architecture and design – from buildings to public space, to large scale urban planning. In 2005 Dan Stubbergaard and Vanessa Miriam Carlow founded COBE. The name COBE is derived from the two cities the founders are coming from - COpenhagen and BErlin. Since its establishment, COBE has gained international recognition through the realization of beautiful and innovative projects.

Today, COBE is two separate companies - one seated in Copenhagen (COBE ApS headed by Dan Stubbergaard), and one in Berlin (COBE Berlin GmbH headed by Prof. Dr. Vanessa Miriam Carlow). The two offices have shared a number of projects in the past, and apart from developing projects individually, they continue to share and collaborate on selected projects - also in the future.

COBE is situated in a refurbished warehouse centrally located on the Copenhagen harbor front, and currently employs approximately 50 dedicated architects, urban planners and administrative staff of different nationalities.

COBE is run by a management team consisting of Dan Stubbergaard and a core team of Project and Administration Managers. Together, they are responsible for the company’s overall development and strategic long-term goals.

All projects are developed in project teams, made up of a mix of senior and junior architects, which are led by a Project Manager. Cross-disciplinary teamwork is central in our working method and each project team cooperates with a wide range of external experts in order to obtain the best opportunities and potential towards finding innovative solutions in each particular project.

Selected awards.-

[2012] Nykredit’s Architecture Prize. Nykredit Foundation.
           MIPIM Award - Best Refurbished Building. The Library Marché International des Professionnels de l'Immobilier.
[2011] Copenhagen Award for Architecture - Best Public Building. The Library. City of Copenhagen.
[2006] The Golden Lion. Best National Pavilion. International Venice Biennale of Architecture.




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