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Architecture in Copenhagen

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Copenhagen is a cornucopia of inspiring world-class architecture and timeless interior design, based on exceptional democratic and humanistic principles and with an ambition to improve life.

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Facts: Architecture in Copenhagen

  • In early 2022, Design Museum Denmark, offering excellent permanent exhibitions on the Danish design legacy, its historical roots, and great sources of inspiration is scheduled to re-open after an extensive renovation.   

  • Copenhagen has been elected UNESCO World Capital of Architecture 2023, making Copenhagen a world-leading city in architecture. For more on the matter go to their website, which contains a wide range of events and projects that you can participate in. In 2023, Copenhagen will also be hosting the UIA World Congress of Architects.

  • Iconic Danish architecture to go scout in the city and beyond includes; CopenHill, the Royal Opera House, 8-Tallet, Bellavista, and the Maritime Museum in Elsinore.  

  • Examples of great urban planning are; The Bicycle Snake, the harbour baths, and the Circle Bridge in the inner city.  

  • Iconic appliances and pieces include the likes Hans Wegner’s ‘Wishbone’ and Louise Campbell’s ‘Prince’ chairs.  

  • Bjarke Ingels Group is currently one of the most influential Danish architects with offices and impressive structures – across the world.  

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