dominique + serena is a Copenhagen-based architectural studio founded by German-Polish architect Dominique Hauderowicz and Danish architect Kristian Ly Serena.

dominique + serena is an architecture studio practicing at the crossroads of architecture, art, and politics.
Contact: / 0045 60802087

dominique+serena ApS
Refsnæsgade 47
2200 Copenhagen N

Dominique Hauderowicz was born and raised in Berlin, Germany. She holds a degree in Art History and completed her studies at The Royal Danish Academy of Arts, School of Architecture. She is a member of the Danish Association of Artists. 

Kristian Ly Serena is born in Copenhagen, Denmark. He has studied with Andres Jaques/Office for Political Innovation in Madrid, and at California College of the Arts, San Francisco before completing his studies at The Royal Danish Academy of Arts, School of Architecture. He is a member of the Danish Association of Artists. 

Recent publications:

Age-Inclusive Public Space - Edited by Dominique Hauderowicz & Kristian Ly Serena, Hatje Cantz, 2020.

Intergenerational learning in Practice (Chapter contribution). Edited by Margaret Kernan, Giulia Cortellesi, Routledge, 2019.

Offentlighedens rum- (spaces of the public) (Chapter contribution). Edited by Joachim Wiewirua, Tora Frogner, Frederik Stjernfeldt & Vincent Henricks, Møllegades Forlag, 2019.

Manifesto! (Contribution). Published by Copenhagen Architecture Festival, 2019.


Dominique Hauderowicz and Kristian Ly Serena have held various teaching-positions and conducted workshops  primarely at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen and at the AARCH in Århus. Both Dominique and Kristian are appointed as examiners for assessments by the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts - School of Architecture Kolding School of Design and the Aarhus School of Architecture.

Recent talks & exhibitions:

Serena, K. (2020) Kære Frank Jensen. In Kære Frank Jensen (Dear Mayor). Copenhagen: Copenhagen Architecture Festival. 

A New Theory of Love, contribution to main exhibition The Library, Oslo Architecture Triennale, 2019.

Howsing, future of housing talk at Danish Architecture Centre, 2018.

Culture for Longevity, talk and symposium at Danish Association of Architects, Copenhagen, 2018.

Possible Cities, talk at the innovationlab of IKEA, Space10, Copenhagen, 2018

Affirmations of Life, solo exhibition at the Danish Architecture Centre, The Dreyer Gallery, 2018. 

Recent projects:

Market Square - Dynamic market structures for the main square of Næstved, municipal client, Næstved, ongoing.

Områdefornyelsen Damme- Askeby.  Experimental landscape project, municipal client, Vordingborg Kommune, completed 2019.

Framing faith - space for religious learning, refurbishment, private client, ongoing.


Architectural projects:

2020, Liv på Axeltorv. Municipal Client: Næstved Kommune. Transformation of the town’s main square, including landscape transformations and the design of new mobile, foldable and dynamic steel-structures that support various ways of making markets and other public events.

2020, Fanefjord Mejeri II,
Community driven Guesthouse. (To be announced)

2020, House for a local church community and its integration in the surrounding village. Private Client: Church of Denmark.

2019, Damme-Askeby Urban Renewal Project.
Municipal Client: Vordingborg Kommune. Case study project for Age-Inclusive Public Space. Landscape transformations.

2019, Artellerivej.
Private Client. Polyvalent refurbishment of dublex appartment.

2018, A House of a lifetime. Private Client. Lillehammer, Norway.

2017, The Ecology of Making. Europan 14 competition entry, awarded 2nd place. Transformation of the technical quarter in Narvik, Norway.

2017, Porten til Nakskov Fjord. Municipal Client: Lolland Kommune og Realdania. Cultural heritage, transformation of buildings and landscapes (Cultural programs, turism strategy, museum strategy, archive, café, turist information, exhibitions, harbor bath, parks etc.). Nakskov, Denmark.

2017, Nola I and Nola II.
Private Client. Transformation of a former car-ferry and a barge into floating guesthouses introducing new urban facilities for the general public. Copenhagen, Denmark.

2016, Wefood Social Supermarket.
Private Client: DanChurchAid Humanitarian Organization. Spatial concept for the first supermarket chain in the world to sell sur-plus food. Focus on supporting the social life of shop-volunteers.

2016, Ricardo-huset.
Private Client. Transformation of the house and studio of famed Danish artist Richard Winther into an exhibition space. Vindeby, Denmark.

2015, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in Helsinki.
Awarded competition entry in the largest architectural competition in history. Honorable mention. Helsinki, Finland.

2015, More Trondheim ! Awarded Europan 13 competition entry, 2nd prize. Large-scale urban development and revitalization of the former industrial harbor  “Nyhavna” in Trondheim, Norway. Including spatial concepts for the integration of the welfare institution in the city.  

2015, FB44, a floating reading hall.
Private Client. Transformation of a former barge into a reading hall, café and public hangout. Copenhagen, Denmark.

2015, Villa Breda.
Private Client. Landscapes for an extended family, Limeira, Brasil.

2014, Wittgensteins Plinth in Skjorden.
Proposal for a condensed, multi-programmed guesthouse at the remaining plinth, where the hut of Ludwig Wittgenstein once stood.  

2014, House for three generations, v. I and II.
Private Client, Single-family house, Lillehammer, Norge

2013: House of Childrens Culture.
Private Client. Proposal for the transformation of a school into a landscape of community spaces. Sorø, Denmark.

2013: Furniture arrangements for the School of Architecture.
Public Client, Proposal for new synergetic arrangements of study spaces and the integration of research and students. Copenhagen, Denmark.

Publications and literary works :

H., Dominique & Serena, K. L. (Eds.) (2020) Age-Inclusive Public Space. Berlin: Hatje Cantz.

Serena, K. (2020) Kære Frank Jensen. In Kære Frank Jensen (Dear Mayor). Copenhagen: Copenhagen Architecture Festival.

H., Dominique & Serena, K. L. (2019). Everyday encounters in public spaces: spatial potentials for  intergenerational relationships. In Kernan, M. & Cortellesi, G. (Eds.), Intergenerational Learning in Practise: Together Old and Young. Abington, UK: Routledge.

H., Dominique & Serena, K.L. (2019). Gadens Porøsitet (The porosity of the street). In Frogner, T., Hendricks, V., Stjernfeldt, F., Wiewiura, J. (Eds.) Offentlighedens Rum (spaces of the public). Copenhagen: Møllegades Forlag.

H., Dominique & Serena, K. L. (2019). Arkitektur er Samfundskunst (Architecture is societal art) In Manifesto! (Festival publication). Copenhagen: Copenhagen Architecture Festival.

H., Dominique & Serena, K. L. (2018). Blog-contribution: The Tokyo playpark: a landscape for all ages, Published by TOY-blog (Together young and old).

H., Dominique & Serena, K. L. (2018). Den fragmenterede skole (The fragmented school). KÅRK (34), 2018.

H., Dominique & Serena, K. L. (2017) Livsytringer / Affirmations of life (Exhibition catalogue). Copenhagen: Danish Architecture Center.

H., Dominique & Serena, K. L. (2014) Lego som tidsbillede (Lego as zeitgeist). Arkitekten (5), 2014.


Livsytringer / Affirmations of Life (2017), Danish Architecture Centre, Dreyer´s Architecture Gallery. Solo-exhibition of the studios work. Copenhagen.

FB44 - den flydende læsesal (FB44 - the Floating Reading Hall) (2016), Storefront Gallery, Leth & Gori. Copenhagen.

Livsytringer / Affirmations of Life (2017), Danish Architecture Center, Dreyer’s Architecture Gallery. Solo-exhibition of the studios work. Copenhagen.

City of Preferences, Private and Public Spaces - A Changing Common Ground (2016). Exhibition contribution for “Update”, Danish Architecture Center. A collaboration with Center for Information and Bubbles Studies, University of Copenhagen.

Guggenheim Now (2014), Kunsthalli Helsinki. Contribution with the Guggenheim City project. Helsinki.

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