Floating islands introduce a novel type of public space to Copenhagen

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Sponsored Featured Copenhagen plans “parkipelago” of floating islands Plans have been unveiled for a new type of public space in the heart of Copenhagen: a “parkipelago” of floating islands. Dubbed the Copenhagen Islands, this non-profit initiative follows the success of CPH-Ø1, the first prototype island that launched in 2018 and was anchored in various parts of the city harbour. Copenhagen Islands plans to launch three more human-made islands in 2020, with more slated for the future. The islands will serve as platforms for different activities ranging from swim zones and floating saunas to gardens and a sail-in cafe. “The islands reintroduce wilderness and whimsy to the rapidly gentrifying harbour Mobile, floating and free for public use, the Copenhagen Islands concept was created as a way to revitalise the forgotten parts of the city’s old harbour while introducing green space for the benefit of local residents, flora and fauna. Dubbed the Copenhagen Islands, this non-profit initiative follows the success of CPH-Ø1, the first prototype island that launched in 2018 and was anchored in various parts of the city harbor. Copenhagen Islands plans to launch three more human-made islands in 2020, with more planned in the future. “ The islands reintroduce […]

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