A floating island in Copenhagen harbour, Denmark

Marshall Blecher , an Australian architect , and Magnus Maarbjerg from Danish design studio Fokstrot have together created a wooden island,  which is floating in Copenhagen harbour.

The 20-square-metre floating platform with a single linden tree is a prototype for a project called Copenhagen Islands, designed to be used as a public space. In total the designers have proposed nine islands creating a "parkipelago" in the harbour. Each of the platforms will have a different function such as a diving board, a small stage, a sail-in cafe, a mussel farm and a sauna.

Acoording to Blecher: "Projects like this could help democratise harbours and bring some life back onto the water." "My hometown of Sydney has an enormous and beautiful harbour, but it is dominated by waterside mansions and rows of underused white yachts," he said.

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Marshall Blecher and Magnus Maarbjerg Copenhagen floating island


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