If you want to explore unusual architecture of Copenhagen in a company of experienced local guide. Every year about 700 projects compete in various categories for the right to be named the best on the planet as part of the World Architecture Festival.
- Duration - 2,5 hours
- Private walking tour across modern architecture of Copenhagen
Tour starts: Christianshavn metro station
Tour ends: Copenhagen city center
Greenland Square and Church of Our Savior
Copenhagen University and Islands Brygge district
Tietgen kollegium campus
Danish Mass Media Center DR byen
Fields shopping mall
Ørestad district, library and gymnasium
VM Mountain and Nursing Home
Dancing towers of Bella Sky hotel
The largest housing complex in Copenhagen – “8 building”
We will visit the Ørestad modern architecture district, where we will see buildings – winners of this prize in 2008 and 2010. Our tour will begin at Islands Brygge district near the building of the Danish mass media - DR byen, because it was here, where everything started for the Ørestad district. Here we will hear about how the Danish Manhattan project was born in 80s, how it was possible to combine business architecture with housing construction, how the center of Danish business life actually turned into a district of experimental architecture and who was awarded the Pritzker Prize, an analogue of the Nobel Prize for achievements in architecture.
Then we will take the metro and go to the very center of the Ørestad district, where we will look at the first industrial and office areas; we will see the largest shopping center; the best housing project in the world in 2010; will get acquainted with the automated library open 24 hours a day and visit the experimental gymnasium with a futuristic design, get acquainted with the creations of the Danish company BIG, which is building unusual architecture around the world. Here, this company was noted for its VM house, made in the best traditions of Danish openness and transparency, as well as the apartments - gardens, a project which was recognized as the best world architectural solution in 2008.
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|Number of people in your group||1 - 3||4 – 6||7 – 10|
|Price per group in EUR||225||250||275|