Tag Archives: Christianshavn

Copenhagen’s Secluded Gem: Wilders Plads

There are winter days in Copenhagen when bone-marrow chilling winds from Siberia relent and clouds evaporate. For a moment the city is bathed in February sunlight with a snippet of warmth. There are many places in Copenhagen where one can feel the teasing sensation of sunlight caressing a cheek, but there is no place like […]
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Kids City, Building Blocks In Christianshavn

With Copenhagen’s population expanding by almost 1000 new residents monthly, the city’s authorities, urban & spatial planners and architects are having to seek innovative and alternative solutions to accommodate the pressures of urban living, especially the challenges of providing child-care physical environments. Kids’ City, is undoubtedly Copenhagen’s most ambitious pre-school, day care centre and youth club […]
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Copenhagen: Under Knippels Bridge

You could be forgiven for confusing the name Rosforth & Rosforth with some illustrious Scottish lawyers firm, housed in prudent offices in Edinburgh’s Haymarket rather than the hip wine enthusiasts providing Copenhagen with biodynamic and organic wines from under the city’s very own Knippels Bridge. Since 2001, this novel location, literally on Copenhagen’s waterfront, has been supplying the […]
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Strolling Down Overgaden Oven Vandet

There are thoroughfares that are simply designed for a carefree stroll, where time or purpose are of no consequence. The art of strolling, the Danish translation, at slendre evokes images of casually strolling with a folded newspaper clasped between arm and body and someone dear holding the other, sharing the moment. Copenhagen has such a thoroughfare, Overgaden Oven […]
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Back In The Pews

During my years studying at Denmark’s Design School in the 1990´s I spent many an hour in Copenhagen’s array of beautiful churches attempting to catch their perspective and a hint of their soul in my sketchbook. Christian’s Church tightly packed in its own corner of Christianshavn, was by far the most difficult space to capture. […]
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Christianshavn: A Table For One

My colleague, Thomas, commutes to Copenhagen once a week from his home-base in Jutland, joining us at our office in the capital for 2 days providing him with a weekly challenge, “where do I eat tonight?”. Thomas has already found the perfect lodgings, Sankt Annæ Bed & Breakfast, perfectly tucked in Christianshavn’s historical heart, Copenhagen’s oldest, […]
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