Follow my free, self-guided tour of Copenhagen Waterfront Architecture. I’m a local architect and architecture guide.
The Circle Bridge by Olafur Eliasson Five overlapping circular platforms give the Circle Bridge its obvious name. At Christianshavn, directly across from the Black Diamond, it bridges a secondary canal that reaches the main harbour canal here. This used to […]
BLOX by Dutch OMA is a ‘city in the city’, mixing diverse functions. It is undetermined and ‘unnatural’ – and to my surprise that’s what I like about it…
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.