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Why the new Nordhavn area is a hub for design and architecture

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Nordhavn is nothing short of a hot-spot when it comes to modern architecture and design studios. With new marvels like The Silo and Portland Towers together with the UN City, this rather small area is really big on jaw-dropping architecture and design studios residing inside the buildings.

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Konditaget Lüders
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Konditaget Lüders

Welcome to Konditaget Lüders, a one-of-a-kind activity park 24 metres above the ground in Nordhavn. 

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Portland Towers
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Portland Towers

One of the many architectural attractions at Nordhavn

Portland Towers was the first building to be finished in the new neighbourhood Århusgadekvarteret in Nordhavn. With their 52 meters’ height, the...

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The Silo
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The Silo

From grain silo to dramatic steel tower

In the old industrial harbour area Nordhavn, or North Harbour, an upcoming neighbourhood is taking form. Modern architecture is growing out of former industry ...

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UN City
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UN City

The UN City Campus 1 on Marmormolen opened in July 2013. Today, the building houses 11 UN organisations and 1,500 staff members from 100 nations.

The UN City Campus 1 is designed by the Danish archit...

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Paustian Nordhavn
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Paustian Nordhavn

Simple and functional seem to be the red thread inside the Paustian furniture and design house - located on Kalkbrænderiløbskaj in Nordhavn and designed by the Danish world famous architect Jørn Utzon...

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MENU - Interior design brand, showroom, and hub

MENU is not only an interior design brand specializing in craft furniture, lighting, and interior accessories, but also a space for designers, manufacturers, and customers to share their ideas and inf...

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GUBI Showroom Copenhagen

In the large GUBI showroom in Frihavnen you can see world class Danish furniture design unfold on 2,000 square metres.

GUBI is one of the biggest Danish design successes in modern times, and their f...

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