"The Gemini Residence buildings were originally two old silos and then they built flats around them and created these two big foyers inside the silos. The building itself is very beautiful and I really like the way these old buildings have been used, instead of just tearing them down and building something new. It is a way of maintaining the history of Copenhagen while the city is rapidly developing. Overall, Danish architecture is of the absolute highest standard, and when the weather is decent, I think the people of Copenhagen are the unofficial world champions of utilizing urban spaces. It is evident in all the new builds around Copenhagen and their way of making the city a place for living."
City views of #ACHotelBellaSkyCopenhagen
"Many hotels around Copenhagen think outside the box and use distinctive architectural designs in order to stand out. A lot of the hotels, including AC Hotel Bella Sky Copenhagen, are also trying to be as environmentally conscious as possible. Instagrammers benefit greatly from the many fantastic views of the city and the nature areas that surround Copenhagen. Moreover, I know quite a few Copenhageners who once in a while spend a night or two in a hotel somewhere in town, just as a little getaway from the everyday life."
100 years of #Danisharchitecture
"Copenhagen Central Station is more than 100 years old but the architecture is still 100 percent relevant. The large windows around the station produce the most incredible inflow of light and the enormous wooden beams in the ceiling contribute to a rather pleasant acoustic. When you look at photos of the platforms it is actually really difficult to work out when they were taken simply because the station has stayed so true to the original architecture. And then I love the line of helium balloons permanently floating on the ceiling, let go by some kids after a trip to Tivoli, located next to the Central Station."
Experience #Kalvebodfog at a Danish savanna
"The Kalvebod Commons in Western Amager is a really fantastic place and anyone interested in nature and/or photography should allow themselves a trip out there at sunrise or sunset. It is probably about 15 minutes from city centre, right by some of the world's most architecturally interesting residential buildings. It looks a lot like an African savanna and at one point it was discussed whether or not to put out African animals such as elephants and giraffes. Kalvebod commons is also known for its frequent and almost magical fog – it is as Nordic as is gets!"
The opinions expressed in this article are solely those of Astrid Rasmussen and were not endorsed or otherwise sponsored by any other than VisitDenmark. All photos can be seen at @astridkbh.