Tag Archives: neighborhoods

Absalon, A Communal Haven

It maybe Spring, but a chilling wind is driving Copenhagen’s wind weathered kin into the former church, Absalon or as I discover lunch is being served and the local postman is tucking away at his pulled-pork. The congregation are a delightful mix of locals, creative dudes discussing design briefs, mothers nurturing their young ones and […]
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Karens Minde: Bridging The Gap In South Harbor

Copenhagen’s South Harbor, has for the last 10 years witnessed major development projects that have transformed a static harbor and waterfront into a thriving residential and commercial area. Teglholmen and Sluseholmen are still undergoing expansion, but both neighborhoods still attract world-wide attention from an audience willing to learn from Copenhagen’s experiences in urban planning and […]
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Furniture makers weaving joy

Located in the heart of the chaotic, but vibrant district of Nørrebro in Copenhagen, Rud Rasmussen´s Snedkerier has been producing iconic furniture for 145 years. It is somewhat incredible that this unique joinery workshop, renowned world-wide for its hand-crafted cabinet making, has for decades survived the upheavals of urban planning, economic collapses and ever changing trends in […]
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Copenhagen: Living On The Water

Growing up in the East Midlands in the UK, I always longed for the sight of a shimmering horizon, where sea met sky. Years later in Copenhagen, I have salt water in touching distance. It may not be the open sea kissing rolling sand dunes, but the harbor and it´s squawking seagulls will do. We are […]
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Spelt and Grüner, a perfect match

The last few years, Copenhagen has witnessed  a blossoming of artisan bakeries providing more than your average slice of white bread. The majority of Copenhagen´s neighborhoods have now their own local bakeries cum cafés serving high quality breads, often organic. The master baker, Chad Robertson from San Francisco, has thankfully inspired a new generation of […]
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Founders House, a greenhouse for entrepreneurial spirits

Tucked away from the glare of street life on Njalsgade, Founders House has been blossoming for sometime now. This non profit project has been offering young creative tech entrepreneurs, a vibrant co-working space to grow, as what the team behind Founders House call “Start-up Village”. The concept, though not new, but it´s exciting that it is […]
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