Denmark will host their second international Copenhagen Design Week next month, September 1st-6th. Copenhagen Design Week is by Danish Design Centre and was founded in 2009.
[/caption]This year’s theme is “Think Human” and Copenhagen has been turned into a living lab for experimentation of future people-friendly designs. There are three large scale sustainable urban development labs:
INDEX is a permanent collection at the Designmuseum Denmark which showcases examples of “Design to Improve Life” from 2005, 2007, and 2009 competitions. There are five award categories: Body, Home, Work, Play and Community.
CITA is an innovative research environment for the mixture and future of architecture and digital technologies. It:
“Currently seeks to investigate how the current forming of a digital culture impacts on architectural thinking and practice.”
Code11 is Europe’s current top 50 hottest interior designers and design projects as a trade show only open to the public one day of Design Week.
Magasin Du Nord is a modern shopping center in a historical department store, the largest in Denmark, that has been open for 115 years.
The Tour of Finn Juhl’s Home is part of the art museum, Ordrupgaard. Finn Juhl was a Danish Architect and Designer who passed away and his home has been preserved for public tours.
Resource: Copenhagen Design Week 11