July 1, 2011

Tuning in to the static in Copenhagen

If you tune out the static, you will see beautiful blondes perched upright on bicycles inherited from their grandmothers. They glide through traffic lights timed according to a beautiful girl’s average speed. And if planners here […]
June 30, 2011

Copenhagen Velobahn

I could not meet with any of Copenhagen’s big kahunas of cycling today. They were all in a symposium. Conducted in Danish, would you believe! Otherwise, I would have done a Friedensreich Hundertwasser on them all, […]
June 30, 2011

Reader of the Week: Mephisto Colville Andersen

When Behooving Moving was but a dalliance, not the global phenomenon for 40+ guys it has become, I ran a little reader of the week segment. It went on until I had worked my way through […]
June 29, 2011

Orestad, Copenhagen

As though I were a guinea pig, prepared to be tortured to death for your learning, I have come to stay a whole week in Daniel Libeskind’s Holocaust Hotel in the bubble-economy inflatable town of Orestad, South of […]
June 25, 2011

Who is caring for granny?

Architects are not known for their grace, shaping the world to suit themselves and people just like them. Few though can poo poo the need to design for an ageing society. Maybe they show grace on […]