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The architecture legacy in Copenhagen is strong, all-pervading and built on the international success experienced by the New Modern architecture movement in the 1960’s - but is more relevant than ever. Here's why.

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Ever since then, Copenhagen has been shaped by several booms of new, innovative buildings and urban spaces across neighbourhoods and lately with a strong focus on combining sustainability and high quality of life.

Some background and some concrete tips on where to go

Dive into the history of Danish design and architecture then and now in this article. And after reading, jump on a bike and head out into the many bikes-only bridges connecting the city of Copenhagen.

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Lonely Planet: Copenhagen the #1 city to visit in 2019

And the booming architecture and long design tradtions are reasons to do so. 

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Neighbourhoods to visit for its architecture (and more)

Ørestad and Nordhavn are both relatively new negihbourhoods in Copenhagen's city scape. They also happen to be filled to the brim with some pretty amazing modern architecture worth a visit.

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Full article: Sustainability and architecture in Copenhagen

Water, light, green spaces and innovative thinking are key elements in Copenhagen’s architectural development and some of the ingredients that combine sustainable actions with a high quality of life.

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