MAY 20th - 22nd - Discover all the secrets of a successful urban (re) design during 3 days riding, sailing and walking around the city.
Meet the key stakeholders responsible for the city’s transformation, and discover the backstage of a successful urban redevelopment reaching out to users: sustainable development, pragmatic urban design meeting the Scandinavian standards of Nordic hygge, green and practical architecture, soft mobility, lively public spaces, ... find out about amazing reconversions, great ideas put into action and new ongoing developments still changing the face of Copenhagen
MONDAY, MAY the 20th – 9.00am - 5.00pm
TUESDAY, MAY the 21th – 9.00am-5.00pm
MORNING : Presentation by the City Council : Copenhagen yesterday, today & tommorrow...
...followed by a 31/2 hours ride accross the city. We’ll bike from one spot to the other stopping at key points showing good practices in sustainability, smart nodes, soft mobility, pragmatic, playful and auto-run public spaces, etc...
in the meantime we’ll stop by a former industrial manufacture reconverted as a new place to be for your lunch break before we meet back for the rest of the visit.
LATE AFTERNOON : back on our feet for the visit of an unusual park made with and for users.
WEDNESDAY, MAY the 22ND – 9.00am - 3.30pm
MORNING :Presentation by the architects responsible for Copenhagen’s metamorphosis, followed by a visit of their work on site - Proof that pragmatic design is possible !
Lunch break at an interactive market house mixing indoor market, food court and deli
AFTERNOON : Visit of the new ongoing developments by foot, metro & water-bus (4 hours – make sure you have good walking shoes !)
MORNING : Biking around Ørestad, a district born out of an architecture competition answering strict standards of sustainable development, zero carbon policy and environmental compliance.
Danish meal at the foot of one of the most famous landmarks of this competition
- AFTERNOON :Visit by foot of “Freetown Christiania“, a former military site turned into a semi-autonomous community.
PRICE INCLUDES :
||NOT A MEMBER
- the whole organization of the 3 days
- access to the presentations and visits in
- bikes rentals Monday + Wednesday
- a citypass giving access to all public
transports (bus, metro, water-bus)
- Wednesday’s lunch
- permanent presence of a guide
- a copy of «Exploring Copenhagen» for
the first 20 fully registered early birds
Book now here
- flights to and from Copenhagen
- accomodation and meals (except
- personal expenses
limited number of places available !
the trip may be cancelled if the number of 13 participants is not reached