The OPEN23 project team
If you have any questions visit the FAQ below or contact the OPEN23 project team via firstname.lastname@example.org
ANY QUESTIONS? | FAQ
When will ticket sales open?
Ticket sales open on Friday 14 April 2023 via aarch.dk/open23.
How do I get a ticket?
You buy your ticket here.
The ticket can be purchased using your credit card or EAN.
Once you have completed the order successfully, you will receive your ticket(s) via the email address you used when completing the order. If you have not received your ticket(s) after completing your order, please check your spam mail or contact email@example.com.
Your ticket will be sent to you again a few days before OPEN23, 7 September 2023.
Can I cancel my ticket and get a refund?
You can cancel your ticket and get a refund until 1 August 2023. Please, contact firstname.lastname@example.org to get a refund.
How do I bring my ticket?
You can either print your ticket or show the digital version on your phone. The ticket appears in the email, you receive from Conference Manager immediately after registration.
If you have not received your ticket(s) after completing your order, please check your spam mail and contact email@example.com. Your ticket will be sent to you again a few days before OPEN23, 7 September.
What is included in my ticket?
With your ticket to OPEN23, you can experience keynotes from Denmark and abroad debating sustainable architecture from multiple scenes. Besides masterclasses, talks, and debates, there will be performances, exhibitions, films, etc., and an opportunity to meet and network with former and future colleagues at the new Aarhus School of Architecture.
Please note, that food and beverages are not included in the ticket.
Can I give or transfer my ticket to someone else?
If you are prevented from attending OPEN23 and it is too late to cancel your ticket, you can transfer it to someone else.
Simply forward the e-mail with the ticket to the relevant party. The ticket will only be valid for check-in once.
Who can attend OPEN23?
All architecture lovers are welcome to attend the festival. Among the participants, you will find Danish and international architects from practice, political voices within architecture and building as well as researchers, teachers and students from Aarhus School of Architecture.
How long does the festival last?
OPEN23 is a one-day event, taking place on 7 September, from 09.00 to 18.00.
Can I secure a seat in advance for specific sessions or keynotes?
In a traditional festival manner, you move between various scenes on a first-come, first-served basis and it is not possible to secure a seat in advance. Therefore, you are encouraged to arrive early if you want to be guaranteed a seat for a specific activity. If you do not get a seat, there will be limited capacity to stand behind the seating area at all stages.
Can I buy food and drinks at the festival?
There will be ample opportunity to buy a variety of street food and beverages throughout the day.
Where can I park my car?
We recommend the paid parking area at Godsbanen at Skovgaardsgade 3, 8000 Aarhus, or Scandinavian Center Parking at Margrethepladsen, 8000 Aarhus.
What is the capacity for the event?
We expect between 800 and 1.000 participants.
When will the full programme be presented?
The full programme will be announced in June, but keynotes and speakers will continually be announced on Aarhus School of Architecture’s Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and at aarch.dk/open.
Will OPEN23 be in Danish or in English?
Our international keynotes will present in English at OPEN23. The same applies for performances on stage, where non-Danish speakers attend. Performances such as panel discussions of only Danish speaking participants will be in Danish. When the full programme is announced, the language of each performance will be stated clearly. No translation will be available.
Can I join the festival at all times during the day?
You are welcome to join the festival whenever you want to. Check-in is possible all day, and your ticket(s) gives you access all day.
Can I leave the festival and come back after check-in?
Once you are registered at the entrance, you will receive a bracelet. You can leave the festival and come back whenever you like, you just have to show your bracelet at the entrance before you go back in.