Urban Rigger by BIG architects is six reused shipping containers refurbish to provide affordable and sustainable housing for students.
Arken Museum of Modern Art Arken (Danish for ‘the Ark’) is arguably the only Danish example of socalled deconstructivist architecture. Surprisingly a young student of architecture, Søren Robert Lund, won the competition of this new museum southwest of Copenhagen in 1988.
Arne Jacobsens house for his own family finished in 1929. Arne Jacobsen is the one person who more than anyone else incarnates Danish, modern architecture.
10 secret spots in Copenhagen is my list and a map of unknown and peculiar places, that you can reach by bike. Beautiful or horrible, but unexpected.
Blog about Copenhagen architecture, urbanism, urban life and culture and more. Introduction by Danish architect and architecture guide Asser Munch.
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 […]
Tietgen Student Housing was developed by Lundgaard & Tranberg Arkitekter as an example of student housing of the future, focusing on community.
What’s all that fuss about bicyclism and bikes in Copenhagen? These years when Copenhagen has mentions in international media – which is very often considering it’s size – bikes are almost always mentioned, as if the bikes in Copenhagen was some kind of new revelation. Bikes has existed for well over a century in its present concept, […]
The Copenhagen street lamp reloaded I suppose it’s more or less mandatory for someone like me, promoting Copenhagen every day, to surround yourself with things of local history or other relevance, the Copenhagen street lamp is a notable example. It was only a question of time before I would get myself a few of the Copenhagen […]
Learning from Marseille – a romantic ode to the unplanned (- much delayed) Before my 10 day break from my architectural guiding this summer, I knew very little about Marseille. The few famous movies that others referred me to (The French Connection as the more famous, I guess), hadn’t really appeared to me as Marseille related […]