Atlas of the Copenhagens

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Commuting Copenhagen, Space vs. Duration. p.410
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Atlas of the Copenhagens (Ruby Press, 2018)

I call Copenhagen a Jekyll and Hyde town–a double city (…) on the one hand you have a dense inner city and the phenomenon of Copenhagen as a cycle city. On the other hand are the postwar suburban districts. There, distances are too great for cycling and people simply use their cars.” Jens Kvorning

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Livability mapped against Unaffordability, Figure 29. p.48

We think the same dynamics which are affecting Copenhagen relate to the increasing unaffordability around the urban core and increasing levels of inequality in many global cities, for example the role which Manhattan plays in New York.” Deane Simpson

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Freetown Christiania, Figure 29. p.48
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Energy emissions flow chart, p.442.

An ambiguous approach to cartography feels an appropriate language to describe phenomena that are indefinite, unstable entities like urbanity, ecology, nations, genders, and humankind itself.” Joost Grootens

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Nørreport Transportation Hub, p.412.

The map I have in mind follows an approach that prefers both-and to either-or, to quote architect Robert Venturi. It scrutinises aspects like crop, scale and legend to highlight preconceptions about completeness, overview and clarity.” — Joost Grootens

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Water: Daily consumption in cities across the world, p.426.

Can one measure something as complex and manifold as a city?” Deane Simpson

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