The city area Amager is actually a large island in the south-east end of Copenhagen, which was once known to be quite a seedy area, characterized by barren and industrial areas. However, Amager has now undergone quite a remarkable urban renewal, which has turned the tarnished picture of Amager into new residential areas made interesting by architects like Bjarke Ingels, founder of BIG (Bjarke Ingels Group).
This tour can look like this (example only):
We will start off by meeting at Uplandsgade, where we will be acquainted with the motorcycle enthusiasts Wrenchmonkees. Wrenchmonkees is a motorcycle workshop that is constantly in pursuit of clean mechanical aesthetics and seeks to build motorcycles with an individual styling and an dynamic driving.
Next, we will walk to the Prags Boulevard where we will meet the guys from WoodCouture. Petter and Sigurd founded WoodCouture from a wish to combine pure aesthetics with true craftsmanship. The products crafted and designed by Petter and Sigurd are always produced with a passion for uniqueness and high quality. The results are very diverse and range from handcrafted skis to furniture design.
Finally, we will walk to Uplandsgade, where we will find Æskefabrikken Elvo. Æskefabrikken Elvo has produced high quality paper products since 1923. Within their product range you will find various storage boxes, ring binders etc. Nowadays, the experience from 90 years of production is used to uphold and perfect the high quality of craftsmanship that lies within Elvo.