Category Archives: The Danish Architecture Centre

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SUPERKILEN

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SUPERKILEN

No, this is not a photoshop’ed image of one of Copenhagens latest urban redevelopments – this is actually the colour which they used, when they decided to create a new high speed cycle highway come recreational area. Home to a sound system from Jamaica, an elephant slide from Chernobyl, outdoor Thai boxing ring, exercise gear from … Continue reading SUPERKILEN

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A Big Duck

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A Big Duck

A giant Duck could theoretically provide environmentally conscious Copenhagen with solar energy and hydropower Ducks seem to be a denigrated fowl, as both the English and Nordic speaking world use the expression a “lame duck”, but I think we’ve found the exception. This year Copenhagen hosts the Land Generator Initiative competition, whose goal is to … Continue reading A Big Duck

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House of Peace – Art and Architecture in the name of Peace

Cloud as roof, ocean as floor The Nordics have always had a proud modern architectural history, and this mind-blowing award winning building – if you can call it that – is no exception! The HOPE (House of Peace) foundation wants to support world peace,  and their particular solution to achieving this  noble aim, is through an … Continue reading House of Peace – Art and Architecture in the name of Peace

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The Danish love affair with the bicycle

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The Danish love affair with the bicycle

About 52 percent of all Copenhageners commute by bike on a daily basis. Copenhagen has become world famous for its biking culture and today many cities are trying to copy the Danish biking heaven concept. In Denmark, as in other countries, there is a desire to improve public health and combat climate change. In the … Continue reading The Danish love affair with the bicycle