Tag Archives: harbor

Sluseholmen Captured In A New Light

11 years ago, the first wave of expectant residents moved into Sluseholmen and I among them. There was a pioneer spirit back then that brought many neighbors together and formed friendships for life. And from a theoretical master plan designed in Amsterdam, a neighborhood and a community gradually developed that still attracts architects, urban planners […]
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Kulturtårnet: Above Knippels Bridge

Since 2010, one of Copenhagen’s most treasured landmarks, Knippelsbro, has featured on the front of the Danish 200 kroner bank-note, pushing other celebrated Danish gems aside. A few precious times a day the city’s bike-flow takes a breather as the bridge does what it was designed to do back in 1937, allowing ship traffic to […]
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In The Hall At The Royal Danish Playhouse

Since 2008, The Royal Danish Playhouse has been attracting audiences to an array of classical and modern works on its 3 stages. The theatre’s success is not only what is happening on the stage, but its presence on Copenhagen’s skyline and its eye-catching location in the city’s historic districts and of course, the harbor.  The […]
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Kvæsthus Pier: A Space For All Seasons

As the summer finally made a brief, but glorious entrée in Copenhagen, there is probably no better harbor space than Kvæsthus Pier, Kvæsthusmole, to welcome the summer’s arrival. This vast urban space, designed by the Danish architect studio, Lundgaard & Tranberg Architects, has been a popular meeting point for locals and visitors since its opening in 2016. […]
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Nothing standard about The Standard

There was something utterly exotic entering the dark and luscious world of The Standard Jazz Club on a late Thursday afternoon with the sun still shimmering on Copenhagen’s waterfront. Accompanied by my two jazz aficiondos, Jette and Pia, our expectations of a melodic experience of the highest caliber were naturally high, especially with the Doky brothers and […]
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A Snake that Bikes

As we wait patiently for the completion of another unique waterfront construction, The Circle Bridge, designed by the Icelandic and Danish artist, Olafur Eliasson, we can ponder and marvel at how Copenhagen’s cyclists have taken to the harbor’s latest innovative project, The Bicycle Snake. Before the opening this ingenious link between two of Copenhagen’s thriving districts […]
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Copenhagen: 7 hours and 2 minutes

We have just passed the Winter Solstice in our corner of the northern hemisphere and for a few precious days, the amount of daylight time is frozen on 7 hours and 2 minutes. Although this can sound quite exotic for many visitors, especially from the southern hemisphere, but for many locals, it´s an ordeal bordering […]
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Two Worlds, One Sluseholmen

One September Sunday morning back in 2006, I found myself standing on one of the piers at Valby Boat Club, preparing to take photographs of this unique site for a presentation the following day. As I was about to take the first shot, my hand-made bike behind me toppled and in slow motion fell into […]
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