Karen Tovgaard

Karen Tovgaard

Architect, Urban Planning and Landscape, MA in Architecture, MAA

+45 81 72 74 52
+45 35 25 15 18


Year of birth


Educational background
2004-11 Architect, MAA from the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts Schools of Architecture, Design and Conservation – the School of Architecture

Danish, English and German

The Danish Architects’ Association
The Danish Union of Architects

Previous employment
2007/08 Tegnestuen Terroir, Sydney
2007/08 Trainee Tegnestuen Terroir, Sydney

Work experience
6 years of drawing office experience

Role in the project
Project team member

Karen is employed in the company as a project team member and has 6 years of experience in sketching and project planning.

As a project team member Karen has been involved in a number of company competitions from the initial concept to project planning. She has great professional knowledge about urban planning and landscaping, in particular with a focus on how the landscape can be included as an identity creator for the city and activating urban spaces where physical activity is a part of the design parameters.

Selected references
Kragh & Berglund Landskabsarkitekter

Umeva Ön Waste Water Treatment Plant, Umeå, Sweden, landscape planning with LAR, sketching and project planning, ongoing 2011-2012
Samaranch Memorial Park, Tianjin, China, landscape plan for museum park, project planning, ongoing 2011-2012
Bryghusgrunden, Copenhagen, Denmark, urban space development in cooperation with OMA, ongoing project planning
St. Frösunda, Solna, Stockholm, Sweden, master plan for a new district, ongoing 2011
Wuqing Eco City, Wuqing, China, sketch proposal, not completed 2011

Tegnestuen Terroir, Sydney
Peppermint Bay Building, main project, project team member, completed 2007-2008
Lindfield House, Sydney, main project, project team member, completed 2008
Castle Cove House, Sydney, project team member, sketch proposal and main project, not completed 2008
Project for the Venice Biennale 2008