The Opera is the most imposing and impressive monumental building of modern Copenhagen. And it’s the outcome of controversy!
Paper Island by COBE. The last remaining, undeveloped site in the central harbour area in Copenhagen is currently under construction into a mix of private and public use.
Krøyers Plads is a much-disputed site that finally found its solution in a project displaying modern interpretation of tradition and history.
The redesign of Havnegade by Algren & Bruun makes an attractive public space with built-in activities to attract locals year-round.
On a triangular site, ‘The Crystal’, a crystalline glass-prism, seeks to open up and attract pedestrian (and cycling) bypassers.
The SEB Bank is two rounded office-‘towers’ on a noisy corner. It shows a more varied and less boxy architecture than 10-15 years earlier.
The ‘City Dune’ is a green, winding climb and elevated green space for bike commuters to offices, hotels, and – in the future: student housing and an IKEA.