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Posted by on Dec 16, 2016 in Copenhagen, Denmark, Environment Posts, Fresh Trends, Landscape architecture Posts

What Makes Copenhagen the No.1 Bike-Friendly City?

What Makes Copenhagen the No.1 Bike-Friendly City?

Article by Ophelia Yuting Ji – We dive in and explore the attributes that make Copenhagen in Denmark the number one bike-friendly city. Many cities claim that they are bicycle-friendly, but often times what they actually mean is they have more bicycle lanes than the average. However, a bicycle-friendly city is not merely about that. It requires high-quality bicycle lanes and facilities, convenient renting locations and services, and high safety...

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Posted by on Nov 3, 2016 in 2009, Denmark, Holstebro, Landscape architecture Posts, OKRA Landschapsarchitecten

Storaa Stream Goes From Neglected Space to Vibrant City Place

Storaa Stream Goes From Neglected Space to Vibrant City Place

Article by Andrea Robezzati – A review of Holstebro Storaa Stream,  OKRA Landschapsarchitecten, located in Holstebro, Denmark. Finnish architect Eliel Saarinen once said, “Always design a thing by considering it in its next larger context; a chair in a room, a room in a house, a house in an environment, an environment in a city plan”. That first small change can lead to a ripple effect in an ever-growing pool....

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Posted by on Oct 23, 2016 in 1:1 landskab, 2015, Copenhagen, Denmark, Landscape architecture Posts, Playgrounds

Guldbergs Plads : A Thrilling Urban “Forest” That Will Make You Look Twice

Guldbergs Plads : A Thrilling Urban “Forest” That Will Make You Look Twice

Article by Win Phyo – Guldbergs Plads , by 1:1 landskab in Copenhagen, Denmark Have you ever thought about (or been interested in) how simple features can be used in multiple ways? Flexibility in landscape design is a wonderful thing, and Guldbergs Plads, a neighborhood park in Copenhagen, does the job of demonstrating this. Upon first glance, this project doesn’t look very conventional, and you may even doubt whether it...

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Posted by on Jul 12, 2016 in 2014, Denmark, Herning, Landscape architecture Posts, Schønherr

Why Every School Should Consider Having an Elegant Landscape Design

Why Every School Should Consider Having an Elegant Landscape Design

Article by Win Phyo A review of the elegant landscape design at Grõnnegaarden Herning High School by Schønherr, in Herning, Denmark There are some landscapes that can be considered purely as land art, such as the glorious mounds in Northala Fields Park or the magical green carpet of Green Varnish , which provide beautiful and engaging spaces for recreation and contemplation. However, there are other landscape designs around the world that...

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Posted by on Mar 20, 2016 in 2009, BIG, Copenhagen, Denmark

How to Cook in Architecture: An Urban Layer Cake with an Intriguing Landscape Design

How to Cook in Architecture: An Urban Layer Cake with an Intriguing Landscape Design

Article by Eleni Tsirintani 8 House and Landscape Design, by BIG | Bjarke Ingels Group, in Copenhagen, Denmark. The architects have designed a neighborhood in horizontal layers, like a built cake, as they put it in their presentation.  The distinct layers diversify and intersect according to the program and the functional demands. The massive scale of the intervention questions the boundaries between building and urban planning. The diversity of...

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Posted by on Jan 5, 2016 in 2015, Aalborg, C.F. Møller, Denmark, Landscape architecture Posts, Waterfront

Waterfront in Denmark Becomes a Major Centerpiece

Waterfront in Denmark Becomes a Major Centerpiece

Article by Tahío Avila Aalborg Waterfront Phase II by C.F. Møller in Aalborg, Denmark. Aalborg is one of the most highly populated cities in Denmark. And despite the university city’s industrial heritage, Aalborg is concentrating on building a “cozy cosmopolitan atmosphere” along its waterfront, which recently has been transformed into a cultural quarter, with new university buildings, student housing, and a striking concrete music hall. Aalborg Waterfront Phase II The...

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