Copenhagen - The Blue Cityaf Jørgen Mikkelsen, Asger Søndergård Olesen, Kim Michael Mortensen, Jan Staack
Copenhagen - The Blue City is a photographic narrative about arapidly developing capital that uses water as a unifying element.Copenhagen harbour has sprung to life. People take to swimming in theharbour as kayaks and boats mingle with the harbour buses, whilebicyclists and pedestrians await the construction of new bridges. Allaround the harbour area, opportunities present themselves to peoplewanting to enjoy life and partake of the outdoor pleasures, even asthe harbour provides amble opportunities for commercial utilization.Modern buildings have sprung up in a lot of places along the harbourwaterfront, and on Dokøen the opera house testifies to new times onHolmen where art and architecture fill the gap left by the relocationof the naval base. Equally as modern is Ørestad, a new part of townwith groundbreaking architecture - as well as being a part of townthat incorporates water as a vital architectonic element.Urban development will accelerate in the coming years with, amongother projects, the construction of a new cruise ship quay and a cityquarter in Nordhavn with thousands of workplaces and dwellings. Thenext large development project awaits on Refshaleøen which, untilthen, is the new cultural hotspot with art experiences, rocketconstruction and action activities in raw and different surroundings.Titlen findes også i en dansk udgave: København - Den blå by.
- Højers Forlag
- 23. august 2013
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