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Watchdog warns of serious species depletion of Danish forest floors

21-02-2019
Denmark, forestry

Denmark is rather well-off when compared to most other countries in terms of its forests and woodland areas, but all is not entirely well. A new report from the Danish environment protection agency’s national watchdog NOVANA reveals that the forest floor in a number of the EU-protected forests is showing evidence of species depletion. Signs …

Editor’s pickThe Heart in Ikast

12-10-2018
‘Hjertet’ (the Heart), C.F. Møller Architects, Vestergade, Denmark

C.F. Møller Architects is behind this project next to the International School Ikast-Brande with a much-awaited expansion which includes several halls, multi-functional and educational facilities. The project enhances the educational facilities at the school, and creates a new meeting point in Ikast, an area of fast growth in Vestergade, …

Editor’s pickAffordable and beautiful wooden apartments for the lower-income Danish residents

10-10-2018
Dortheavej, northwestern Denmark, Bjarke Ingels Group, Danish non-profit affordable housing association Lejerbo, Danish urban space designer Jan Gehl

Named after its Dortheavej address in the northwestern part of Copenhagen, the five-storey building winds through the area characterised by car repair shops, warehouses and industrial buildings from the 1930s–50s. Bjarke Ingels Group(BIG) was commissioned to design Dortheavej in 2013 by Danish non-profit affordable housing …