More About This Project

The intent of this project was to better understand the city of Copenhagen through extensive research and then present that information through an array of digital projects onto my subdomain. I chose to focus on the cultural and environmentally sustainable aspects of Copenhagen and sometimes by extension Denmark. Design-wise I tried to keep the website…

The Round Tower / Rundetaarn

Browsing through Denmark a Social Laboratory, I found another familiar site: the Round Tower/ Rundetaarn.  An iconic landmark, it also happened to be situated down the street from where I lived while studying abroad.  Pictured above are the 1939 picture, me on the street in front of the Round Tower, an up close view of the…

Why Copenhagen?

The words above emphasize areas and concepts I have come across while deciding what to focus on.  There are a lot of interesting cultural aspects including some that have more recently appeared in international headlines like hygge with Denmark’s semi-recent acclaim as the Happiest country and Nordic cuisine with the rise of Noma.

How Copenhagen has Changed

Several months ago I came across an old book in my university library Denmark a Social Laboratory by Peter Manniche.  It was from 1939, the year WWII started.  It was weird to look at the pictures and think about how different everything is from now.  Drawling from the pictures of the day and from today, some…

The Search Begins!

Hours of scouring both my library and the vast, vast internet, and I have found some promising sources for my report about København / Copenhagen.  I’m thinking of looking at sustainable development, alternative living, and social issues that have affected the city. The most promising so far are: Statistical follow-up on the 2030 Agenda Denmark from…