Denmark is in anticipation of a set of small roaming synthetic islands being constructed within the harbour of Copenhagen later this 12 months and the floating islands are an image of nature coming collectively completely with the developments of recent structure. The Copenhagen Islands constructed by architect Marshall Blecher and Studio Fokstrot function a model new sort of public park.
This ‘parkipelago’ will add a component of “whimsey and marvel” to the previous industrial harbours of the capital metropolis of Copenhagen and it additionally focuses on the performance of public areas throughout the fast improvement of city areas alongside the harbour and the way, usually, this improvement threatens leisure areas.
The Islands can be constructed utterly within the open and free for everybody to make use of, from boaters and swimmers, to kayakers and individuals who need to spend a while fishing and having fun with the crisp climate of Denmark. Resulting from their roaming nature, the ‘parkipelago’ could be moved from the internal harbour to different extra remoted and underused corners of the harbour. This may function a wonderful alternative to discover and conquer these forgotten places.
These Islands can be constructed as tiny self-sustaining particular person ecosystems, every with vegetation, grass and bushes that can present a sanctuary for the native seagulls, swans, pigeons, and geese. The development of those little islands can be accomplished with conventional boat-building methods and all materials used can be recycled and sustainable in order to protect the pure steadiness of the harbour and to function a distinction to the extremely developed, city panorama surrounding them.
After the exceptional reception with which the primary prototype islands CPH-Ø1 was acquired after its launch in 2018, the architect Marshall Blecher has stated that there are various extra islands but to come back.