One of the coolest things in Copenhagen as it relates to urban planning is its Superkilen Park. This urban park is slightly northwest of the center of the city, just across the Dronning Louises Bro. It is, of course, an easy bike ride from downtown.
Superkilen is in a very diverse area, and because of that, the community came together to create a park that reflects that. Items in the park come from around the world, such as this fountain from Morocco.
Download the app to learn about the park and the history behind everything in it. What benches are from what country? What abut the outdoor exercise equipment? Watch the videos from their trips around the world and how they found various items to fill the park.
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As the New York Times reported with much praise – and unprecedented levels of RTing, if my Twitter stream is any indication – the city of Copenhagen continues to set the global pace for urban sustainability, particularly as regards two-wheeled, self-propelled transportation.
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Superkilen is a kilometre-long park situated in the Nørrebro area just north of Copenhagen’s city centre. Superkilen is home to more than 60 nationalities, and is considered to be one of the most ethnically diverse and socially challenged neighbourhoods in the Danish capital. The Red Square and Black Market seen from above.
City planning in Copenhagen. Copenhagen is famous for its urban planning concept which has pro-moted sustainable lifestyles and sustainable modes of mobility. The Finger Plan for Greater Copenhagen was introduced in 1947 when a group of town planners realized that Greater Copenhagen was beginning to spread uncontrollably.
Copenhagen has the ambition of becoming the first carbon neutral capital by 2025. The goal is supported by the CPH 2025 Climate Plan, which the City Council adopted in 2009. A midterm goal was to reduce carbon emissions by 20% by 2015, which is a goal Copenhagen met already in 2011.