Marshall Blecher & Studio Fokstrot
The islands reintroduce wilderness and whimsey to the rapidly gentrifying harbour, with endemic plants, trees and grasses above and anchor points below providing a habitat for birds and insects, seaweeds, fish and molluscs. the islands offer a constantly changing, generous, green space in the centre of the city. The project also hints at a new type of climate resilient urbanism, inherently flexible in its use and only using sustainably sourced and recycled materials.
The first prototype island ‘CPH-Ø1’ was launched in 2018 and became a popular feature in the harbour, moving from place to place, hosting part of a photography exhibition, a series of talks and many seaside picnics. The prototype will be followed by three more islands to be launched in 2020, CPH-Ø1, CPH-Ø2 & CPH-Ø3 with plans for even more in the following years.
Copenhagen islands is a not for profit initiative started by australian architect Marshall Blecher and Danish Design studio Fokstrot, it is supported by københavns kommune, by og havn and den gode havneliv.
We did this.
Design your own playground flooring.
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Außenmühle sports ground
One for all.