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Aarhus’ Mediascape library: new concepts for an old institution

by Hans Pul Libraries have been considered as central places of public life. They are filled with people of all ages and with all sorts of backgrounds. And with books, of course. In the last decade or so, public libraries … Continue reading

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Copenhagen: cycling and place branding

by Hans Pul Copenhagen is well-known as a bicycle-friendly city internationally. The city is known for the high share of cycling in commuter traffic (36%), its wide cycling lanes (in Copenhagen 2,5-2,8 metre wide cycling lanes are the new standard, … Continue reading

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Orestad: Laboratory for the City of the Future?

By Caspar Lundsgaard-Hansen Orestad is a new borough on the island of Amager in the south of Copenhagen. It represents the first extended public-private partnership in Danish city planning. Furthermore, Orestad was not only conceived as an extension to an … Continue reading

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Memory, Authenticity and the Tourist Gaze

by Ares Kalandides A couple of weeks ago I visited London for some days. My business appointment was fast and successful, so I had some time to enjoy myself as a tourist – something that I rarely do.  I  picked … Continue reading

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