31 Mar '16, 8am

Innovative urban park in Copenhagen floats nature-infused aquatic islands

Innovative urban park in Copenhagen floats nature-infused aquatic islands

C.F. Møller Landscape’s competition-winning vision applies a radical transformation to the existing site that currently acts as a barrier between the waterfront and harbor. The landscape architects reconnect the urban fabric with the harbor basin by inserting three distinct “islands,” or multipurpose activity platforms, in strategic locations with access to and from the Copenhagen International School. Each island’s programming is informed by the school’s ground floor activities and proximity to either the sports hall or school canteen. “The Lagoon” floating arena will be used for water sports and boating; “The Sun Bath” offers a space for swimming and bathing; and “The Reef” is a multifunctional space with outdoor sitting and an educational space for aquaculture.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/innovative-urban-park-in-copenhagen-...

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