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Sumit Singhal
Sumit Singhal
Sumit Singhal loves modern architecture. He comes from a family of builders who have built more than 20 projects in the last ten years near Delhi in India. He has recently started writing about the architectural projects that catch his imagination.

Cykelslangen (The Bicycle Snake) in Copenhagen, Denmark by DISSING+WEITLING architecture

 
May 18th, 2017 by Sumit Singhal

Article source: DISSING+WEITLING architecture 

With the change from commercial harbour activities to residences and retail, the Inner Harbour of Copenhagen has undergone a pronounced transformation. In this case, the clients brief called for a somewhat minimal bicycle ramp providing an alternative to the staircase. DISSING+WEITLING saw a tremendous potential for the new ramp to become something more than just replacing the staircase. The solution was ‘The Bicycle Snake’. The 230m elevated ramp ensures the complete separation of cyclists and pedestrians – the cyclists can pass quickly and easily through the area, while experiencing unique and exciting views and the elevated road allows pedestrians to use the entire wharf avoiding perilous situations.

Image Courtesy © Rasmus Hjorthoj

  • Architects: DISSING+WEITLING architecture
  • Project: Cykelslangen (The Bicycle Snake)
  • Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Photography: Ole Malling and Rasmus Hjorthoj
  • Software used: Rhino, Grasshopper

Image Courtesy © Rasmus Hjorthoj

Image Courtesy © Rasmus Hjorthoj

Image Courtesy © Rasmus Hjorthoj

Image Courtesy © Rasmus Hjorthoj

Image Courtesy © Rasmus Hjorthoj

Image Courtesy © Rasmus Hjorthoj

Image Courtesy © Rasmus Hjorthoj

Image Courtesy © Ole Malling

Image Courtesy © DISSING+WEITLING architecture

Image Courtesy © DISSING+WEITLING architecture

Image Courtesy © DISSING+WEITLING architecture

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