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The Park of Parks: Copenhagen’s Superkilen

Posted by Walter Phillips on 08.04.2013 - Tagged as: ,

Photo: Maria da Schio

Photo: Maria da Schio

A collage of stories and urban situations from around the world: BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group, Topotek1 and Superflex’s response to Copenhagen’s most multi-cultural district. Everything about Danish architect Bjarke Ingels seems a long way from a minimalist approach prone to subtraction: his office’s name, BIG; the name of one of his projects, Superkilen(1); his motto “Yes is more”, a rereading of Mies van der Rohe’s historic dictum; his way of moving, working and expressing himself. (by Valentina Ciuffi)


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'Hold on' desk and shelves by Xavier Lust for Gispen

‘Hold on’ desk and shelves by Xavier Lust for Gispen

Xavier Lust’s ‘Hold on’ is a modular desk and shelving system for tight spaces that uses a wall for support.