Tag Archives: Sluseholmen

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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CAFX 2016: Copenhagen Parading Its Architecture

The Copenhagen Festival – CAFX, opened this Thursday and was promptly greeted by the Spring’s first hint of something better to come. There is nothing better than witnessing Copenhagen’s classical buildings and waterfront bathed and draped in luscious sunlight. The festival founders, Josephine Michau, Peter Møller Rasmussen and Mads Farsø have extended the program this year embracing […]
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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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Hail Supermarco

The waiting is over. Supermarco finally opened its doors to a fanfare any roman would have been proud of. The Italian food and wine specialist has been providing restaurants and the thousands of Italians living in Copenhagen with specialties from their homeland since 1980. The arrival of Supermarco in the magnificent renovated steel plate warehouse in […]
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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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Sydhavn School – Worth The Wait

­ This week, thousands of school children all over Copenhagen are starting a new school year, being re-united with classmates and teachers in tired red-brick institutions, but not in Sydhavnen. Yesterday, Sydhavn School, opened its doors for the first time, welcoming its pupils into a new and dynamic physical experience. In 2006 the architectural office […]
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