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.
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.
And the booming architecture and long design tradtions are reasons to do so.
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.
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. If you want to go architecture hunting, then here's a list of some of the best in Ørestad.
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.