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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 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 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 Nov 29, 2015 in Copenhagen, Denmark, Environment Posts, Netherlands

“Don’t Wear a Helmet… For Your Own Safety” – Part 1

“Don’t Wear a Helmet… For Your Own Safety” – Part 1

If you want to implement bicycle infrastucture after Dutch and Danish model you have to understand the culture around it. Do they wear a helmet while cycling, and should you? Cities around the world have started to focus their traffic policies to encourage biking in order to cope with issues such as congestion and pollution. Creating bicycle paths seems a popular promise to make by policy makers and easy to implement. But...

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Posted by on Aug 16, 2015 in Copenhagen, Denmark, Environment Posts, Infographic

Is Copenhagen The Ultimate Bike Friendly City?

Is Copenhagen The Ultimate Bike Friendly City?

This infographic was originally posted on www.icebike.org.  Having published numerous articles on LAN in regards to the significant development of sustainable infrastructure in Copenhagen including bicycle tracks, it was only a matter of time before we were contacted to share an infographic on the topic. Below is an outline of the facts and figures that are contributing to Copenhagen becoming the ultimate bicycle friendly city. – Cykelslangen is part...

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