Tag Archives: Sluseholmen

Sluseholmen In November

As I prepare for my daily ritual of resetting my mind, body and soul by dipping into Sluseholmen’s perfectly chilled harbor waters, I notice the Copenhagen’s skyline has been replaced by dense fog. Not the smog that is ravaging Delhi, Beijing and Paris, but good, old-fashioned November fog. A poem for November. For some reason, […]
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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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Copenhagen’s Sauna Dwellers

Copenhagen’s winter bathing and sauna culture has never been more popular as the harbor waterfront sees recreational initiatives popping up to the delight of the city’s residents and visitors. It is still hard to believe that just 20 years ago, Copenhagen’s harbor was one of the most polluted in Northern Europe. The Copenhagen municipality’s modernization of […]
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Copenhagen Cooking & Food Festival: Pop-up Street Kitchen On The Quay

Copenhagen has lately been treated to glimpses of glorious weather in August, which is fortunate as this month is just one big parade of festivals. Last weekend the city was transformed to an explosion of color and lots of lycra, first with Copenhagen Gay Pride coming to town, filling the streets with raucous fun and buckets […]
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Sluseholmen: Work In Progress

CPH City & Port Development recently released aerial views of Copenhagen’s harbor that are not only stunning, but show the progress of the city’s residential projects, especially in Sluseholmen and Teglholmen. Indeed, South Harbor’s skyline is now punctuated by that most blessed of sights, the building crane, with extensive development in Sluseholmen’s southern area and Teglholmen […]
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Copenhagen’s Metro Art: Cool Construction

For the last 8 years Copenhagen’s urban landscape has been transformed as the city’s metro system is being extended. A further 17 underground stations are currently being constructed with a further 15 km of metro tunnel being added on the current line. Many of Copenhagen’s historical sites, squares and public spaces have and are still […]
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Sharing Copenhagen´s Waterfront Run Trail With World Wide WordPress 5km 2015

As part of the Automattic’s Worldwide WordPress 5km 2015 run initiative this week, I would like to share my own corner of Copenhagen’s waterfront, ideal for running as there isn´t a traffic light in sight. The run starts in Copenhagen’s new hip neighborhood, Sluseholmen. From there you simply follow the waterfront trail enjoying the morning mist […]
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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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The Last Clip

On a Sunday afternoon in September in 1981, I arrived at Copenhagen Central Station for the first time to warm embraces and kisses by my future wife, Jette. She then gave me a gift of a 2 zone, 10 trip ticket, a kind of a welcome to Copenhagen and its public transport system. For 34 years, […]
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Copenhagen: On The Trail Again

Half way through March and Copenhagen’s parks and pathways around the harbor are calling their Spring lament, enticing that growing global tribe, the urban runner. My own trainers have miraculously found their own way to a visible corner of my apartment and it is only a matter of time before we are re-united. If not walking […]
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