Bureau Detours is a creative organization with great interest in creating social environments in public spaces. They operate on various platforms in a mix of art, design, architecture and cityplanning. The key is, inspiring young and old to relate and bond with their city and neighborhood.
A diverse mix of disciplines like designers, craftsmen, architects and visual artists work together to solve the task ahead. Bureau Detours’ unique mix of disciplines, have created changes and surprises since 2006. Out of all these experiences a philosophy was created to construct urban studies and present design methods in scale 1:1 in the public space.
The bureau is mainly based in Denmark, it is however organized in small cells located in different European cities: Aarhus, Copenhagen and Kolding in Denmark, Oslo in Norway, Bordeaux in France and Rotterdam in The Netherlands. With every project in a new city, Bureau Detours aim to create a local department that will provide insight to the city, and will become their future allies.