How Copenhagen became an architecture and design paragon
Creativity, craftsmanship and democracy are all elements that for decades have helped position Denmark as a frontrunner in innovative design and architecture that improve lives.
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.
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.
Copenhagen is very much a city made for bikes – and the bridges are no exception. Jump in the saddle and go for a ride across the harbour. Here are the bridges, you cannot miss on your bike ride. Want to know more about the Copenhagen bike culture? Check out this article.
Ørestad is the place to spot new and rule-bending architecture in Copenhagen. The new and striking architecture stand in beautiful contrast to the vast nature out on these parts of Amager. Go off the beaten track and experience a new and unique Copenhagen neighbourhood.
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.