Nytorv, Copenhagen Public Realm, Danish Urban Landscape Architecture, City Buildings, Photos
Nytorv Copenhagen, Denmark
Torv, København, Danmark: Strøget Public Realm – Urban Landscape Architecture
page updated 3 Sep 2016
This space is a public square in the centre of Copenhagen. Together with the adjoining Gammeltorv it forms a common space, today part of the Strøget pedestrian zone. The square is dominated by the imposing Neoclassical façade of the Copenhagen Court House, which from 1815-1905 also served as the City Hall.
Nytorv was created by Christian IV in 1610 when he cleared an area behind the City Hall in connection with his adaptation of the building in a Renaissance style. Nytorv thrived as a marketplace, as did Gammeltorv, which was located on the other side of the city hall. It was at Nytorv that the butchers carried out their work, while most of the sales took place at Gammeltorv.
Nytorv context : Strøget Copenhagen
Kongens Nytorv : Photos
Kongens Nytorv building: Magasin du Nord
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Copenhagen Architecture Designs – chronological list
Copenhagen Buildings Photos © adrian welch
Copenhagen Building News – Selection
Hotel d’Angleterre renovation : C. F. Møller Architects
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Tivoli Gardens Hotel : Foster + Partners
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Vartov Square, Copenhagen : Hackett Hall McKnight Architects
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