Artificial island proposed to connect Copenhagen

Posted by on Oct 23, 2017 in News, Urban | No Comments
Artificial island proposed to connect Copenhagen

An artificial island named Nordhaleøen, to be located between Nordhavn and Refshaleøen, has been proposed by architects at the Danish…

Container villages get the green light

Posted by on Oct 18, 2017 in News, Urban | No Comments
Container villages get the green light

While developers can take years to put together a proposal to build homes for students, old shipping containers can easily…

Copenhagen: becoming unrecognisable, or just growing up?

Posted by on Oct 16, 2017 in Features, Urban | No Comments
Copenhagen: becoming unrecognisable, or just growing up?

Copenhagen has developed rapidly over the past three decades. Brand new districts such as Ørestad on Amager have risen out…

City centre may go car-free to prevent terror attacks

Posted by on Sep 6, 2017 in Urban | No Comments
City centre may go car-free to prevent terror attacks

Cars may no longer be able to drive in Copenhagen’s medieval city centre under a proposal from left-wing parties in…

Copenhagen gets more trees, container housing for students, and a fairytale tower

Posted by on Jun 1, 2017 in News, Urban | No Comments
Copenhagen gets more trees, container housing for students, and a fairytale tower

Making Copenhagen truly green Copenhagen is often seen as a ‘green’ city, due to its ambitious climate plans and its…

Elon Musk would approve: City politicians propose to bury traffic

Posted by on May 5, 2017 in Urban | No Comments
Elon Musk would approve: City politicians propose to bury traffic

Åboulevarden is one of Copenhagen’s busiest roads, funnelling traffic from the Hillerød motorway directly into the heart of the city….

BIG TIME – a documentary about dreaming big without the shackles of the Jantelov

Posted by on May 3, 2017 in Culture, Urban | No Comments
BIG TIME – a documentary about dreaming big without the shackles of the Jantelov

Self-taught film director Kaspar Astrup Schröder has trained his camera on issues large and small, at home and abroad, for…

CITY – A new skyscraper, a nightlife mayor, and Tivoli’s latest addition

Posted by on Feb 8, 2017 in News, Urban | No Comments
CITY – A new skyscraper, a nightlife mayor, and Tivoli’s latest addition

New Maersk Tower opens A new building looms over Nørrebro – the 75-metre Maersk Tower, belonging to the University of…

CITY – Could Copenhagen benefit from Brexit?

Posted by on Jan 12, 2017 in News, Urban | No Comments
CITY – Could Copenhagen benefit from Brexit?

New districts find their funding Standing on Istedgade and looking southwest, you can’t avoid seeing Vesterbro’s new landmark, Bohr’s tower….

Redevelopment of wild area meets strong opposition

Posted by on Nov 1, 2016 in News, Urban | No Comments
Redevelopment of wild area meets strong opposition

Controversial development in Amager Fælled approved Copenhagen is set to lose a large chunk of one its largest remaining unspoiled…

CITY COLUMN – A new budget, super arena, and WeFood store.

Posted by on Oct 9, 2016 in Urban | No Comments
CITY COLUMN – A new budget, super arena, and WeFood store.

Copenhagen City Council agrees new budget Copenhagen’s population is growing by almost 1,000 new residents each month, which is putting…

Transforming Copenhagen’s lakes to defend against cloudbursts

Posted by on May 9, 2016 in News, Urban | No Comments
Transforming Copenhagen’s lakes to defend against cloudbursts

On July 2, 2011, Copenhagen became a lake when a storm cloud deposited 135 millimetres of water over the course…

A shared car is the best car

Posted by on May 4, 2016 in News, Urban | No Comments
A shared car is the best car

Denmark is recognised around the world for its quality public transport and bicycle infrastructure. So when expats land in Denmark,…

Congestion woes

Posted by on Apr 22, 2016 in Urban | No Comments
Congestion woes

Copenhagen’s new city centre Ikea will most likely be embraced by residents overjoyed at the prospect of not having to traipse…