Isle of Calm

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A trip to the park has taken on a whole new mean­ing in Copen­hagen with the launch of an in­no­va­tive con­cept. En­ter the ‘Parkipelago’: a se­ries of small oat­ing is­lands in Copen­hagen har­bour that en­cour­age peo­ple to hop on, drift off and ex­pe­ri­ence the city dif­fer­ently.

The rst is­land is al­ready out there and there are more on the way, in­clud­ing a swimming plat­form, a gar­den, a café and even a mus­sel farm. The is­lands will be scat­tered through­out the har­bour, ac­ces­si­ble by boat, but they will also be brought to­gether to cre­ate a new and move­able venue for fes­ti­vals and events.

The Parkipelago rep­re­sents a new type of pub­lic area, with cre­ators hop­ing to tackle is­sues of re­duced space for recre­ational ar­eas in a busy me­trop­o­lis, and to raise aware­ness about ris­ing sea lev­els and en­vi­ron­men­tal is­sues. The

rst is­land will be bob­bing for the next year and is free to any­one to use for BBQs, camp­ing or swimming – search #copen­hagenis­lands on In­sta­gram to see where you can hop on.

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