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Tirpitz bunker museum by BIG

Tirpitz bunker museum by BIG

Conveniently in time for my (brief) summer break out of Copenhagen, a new museum by BIG was recently opened. The Tirpitz Bunker Museum. So of course I went there to see the new member of the BIG family.

Tirpitz bunker museum by BIGTirpitz bunker museum by BIG

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The Harbour Bath at Islands Brygge

The Harbour Bath examplifies what I consider the most successful urban development in Copenhagen ever. Kalvebod Brygge (opposite side) and Islands Brygge was one of the most industrialized areas in Copenhagen. Now it has turned into one of the most attractive public spaces in town. A truly radical turnaround!

Equally the old, worn out working class neighborhood has gone through a renovation and improvement, subsidized by the city, leading to a strong gentrification. Prices has sky rocketed and the residents is replaced by a younger and better off population.

Gemini Residence at Islands Brygge

Gemini Residence is a conversion of silos from a former industrial factory. The two cylindrical concrete silos are in a clever manner rebuild by hanging apartments on the outside of the structure. The inner space is left as the most spectacular staircase in Copenhagen, with an inflated transparent membrane.