Monthly Archives: September 2015

Nørreport: A Public Space That Works

For as long as I can remember, Nørreport has been a raw and chaotic island, caught in central Copenhagen between the city’s medieval past and the urban neighborhood, Nørrebro. The metro, train and S-train station at Nørreport, a vital transport hub for Copenhagen’s commuters, has over 200,000 passengers passing through it daily, with it’s surrounding public space being an […]
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Mogens Dahl Concert Hall: If Angels Could Sing

If angels could sing then they are undoubtedly gathered under the rafters of Mogens Dahl Concert Hall. Situated close to the waterfront in central Copenhagen, Mogens Dahl Concert Hall has been building an impressive reputation, not only for its professional chamber choir, but the aesthectic presence of the venue. Elegantly restored in 2005 by the architects […]
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Copenhagen’s Botanical Gardens: Blissful Sanctuary

Nestling comfortably next to Copenhagen’s busiest Metro and train station, Nørreport, the Botanical Gardens invites the city’s residents and visitors to wind down and explore its impressive collection of flora and exotic plants. With 160,000 souls passing through Nørreport on a daily basis, I have always been bemused how few of Copenhagen’s residents have actually […]
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Værnedamsvej: Thriving In No-Mans Land

Squeezed between the two boroughs of Copenhagen and Frederiksberg, Værnedamsvej thrives in no-mans land with its own distinct coolness. A stroll down this tightly packed street on an early Saturday morning with Granola´s café guests consuming espressos and newspapers with gay abandon, you would be forgiven if you thought you had arrived in Marais. The […]
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