VM Mountain in Ørestad

by Tina on May 14, 2015

in City Files, Copenhagen, Denmark

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What if someone told you that you could visit the future?  Would that be an interesting prospect for you?  To me, it is the final frontier and the one place that always sits in my number one spot on my bucket list.  In reality, I realize that time travel is unlikely, at least in my lifetime, but with places like Ørestad, a newer area located to the south of Copenhagen, in existence, I feel as though I travel to the future every time I visit.  Located closer to the airport, Ørestad is known for it’s architectural genius and it’s focus on nature, modern design, and futuristic infrastructure.

One of my very favorite buildings in this area is the VM Mountain, which was completed in 2008.  This incredible architectural masterpiece was designed by architects, Bjarke Ingels (BIG), JDS and Plot, to create a mountain landscape for a country that has almost no elevation to claim.  The goal was to give the eye a mountain to see, while also giving 80 residents beautifully lush terraces and a mini slice of heaven only steps away from the metro and a nature preserve.  With parking below the building, visual space is cleared to give every home a beautiful and unobstructed view.

This is the ultimate in suburban living combined with the conveniences of urban existence…

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All Photos: Tina Fussell

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Clara May 14, 2015 at 2:48 pm

Just stunning!!! We need that kind of vision of suburban in Quebec!!! I would love to see the interior!!!! thanks for sharing))) have a beautiful day!

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Tina May 15, 2015 at 12:51 pm

I would love to see the interior, too! I need to ask around and see if anyone knows someone who will let me come for a visit! 🙂

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