Thomas pays attention to the overall concept idea but also celebrates the small but diabolic detail that makes the difference between ordinary and outstanding.
As a jury member Thomas is looking for entrants that are able to think smart, sustainable and customized. Thomas has vast experience with international jury work and has also worked intensely with transit areas such as Copenhagen Airport and the Copenhagen Circle Line.
Thomas Carstensen is partner the Danish architecture office Arkitema and has during the last 15 years been an driving force in developing the company into one of Denmark’s largest and most innovative architectural practices. On a daily basis Thomas works with everything from corporate headquarters, sports arenas, and hotels to public housing. Focus is both on new build, transformation architecture and refurbishment. Arkitema employs 230 people and is headquartered in Aarhus with offices in Oslo, Stockholm and Copenhagen.