Public fruit trees in Copenhagen to make the city more “livable and sustainable”

Peckish pedestrians in Copenhagen will soon be able to pluck healthy snacks from the streets as the city council has launched a new scheme to make fruits more accessible and free for everyone, by planting fruit trees in the Danish capital. In a recent vote, Copenhagen City Council approved the introduction of public fruit trees around the city, as a way to make the city … Continue reading Public fruit trees in Copenhagen to make the city more “livable and sustainable”

The Climate Tile: Pilot project on Copenhagen sidewalk trials new climate adaption system for future cities

The Climate Tile, an innovative tile designed for urban spaces to hep catch and redirect 30% of the projected extra rainwater due to climate change, is preventing floods in a Copenhagen neighbourhood as part of a pilot project. The tile, which has been in development by Danish startup Tredje Natur since 2014, was installed in Copenhagen’s Nørrebro neighbourhood last September, on a 50-metre-stretch in front … Continue reading The Climate Tile: Pilot project on Copenhagen sidewalk trials new climate adaption system for future cities

“Recycle art activist” Thomas Dambo connecting people to nature through giant trolls made from trash

If you venture into Copenhagen’s surrounding woods, you are likely to you paths with six giant trolls all made from recycled materials and trash. Created by artist and designer Thomas Dambo, The Six Forgotten Giants, which are hidden throughout the forests of Copenhagen, can only be found with a treasure map or by stumbling upon nearby stones featuring poems riddled with clues. Each of the sculptures … Continue reading “Recycle art activist” Thomas Dambo connecting people to nature through giant trolls made from trash

CopenHill: Waste plant to become a Copenhagen tourist spot with rooftop entertainment park

An artificial ski slope and recreational hiking area built on top of a new waste management centre is due to open this Autumn in Copenhagen. With a 278-foot-high artificial climbing wall, a 600-meter ski slope full-service restaurant, and an après-ski bar surrounded by tree-lined hiking trails, Amager Bakke, otherwise known as CopenHill, is set to be both an entertainment space as well as a waste-to-energy plant. The new power … Continue reading CopenHill: Waste plant to become a Copenhagen tourist spot with rooftop entertainment park