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Mikael Colville-Andersen
Works at Copenhagenize Design Company
Attended National Film School of Denmark
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When a Public Space Doesn't Want You - Kvæsthusmolen
A late-summer evening in Copenhagen. Copenhagenize Design Company arranged for The Bicycle Chef - Cykelkokken to serve up a delicious snack for our guests from the City of Bordeaux, including Mayors from surrounding municipalities, who were visiting our cit...
A late-summer evening in Copenhagen. Copenhagenize Design Company arranged for The Bicycle Chef - Cykelkokken to serve up a delicious sna...
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Fools and roads. Arrogance of Space in Moscow
Fools & Roads - The Arrogance of Space in Moscow By James Thoem / Copenhagenize Design Co. After an unreal week of ribbon cuttings, bike parades and Russian saunas in our client city of Almetyevsk, Tatarstan , the Copenhagenize Design Co. team retreated to ...
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Berlin Decides its Future
This article is written by Copenhagenize Design Company's urban planner, Leon Legeland. Originally from the least- bicycle friendly city in Germany, Wiesbaden, he has lived, studied and worked in Vienna, Malmö and currently Copenhagen. He has a master in Su...
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Bicycle Infrastructure Fail(s)
By and large, we are optimists here at Copenhagenize Design Company. In our extensive travels around the world to our client cities and to give keynotes, we are privileged to see so many cities changing for the better and working to reestablish the bicycle ...
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I like the "for the fit and the brave" bit.
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380 Intelligent Traffic Signals for Copenhagen
Copenhagen is going to the be the first large city in Scandinavia to install intelligent traffic lights at all intersections. The old lights and system are 35 years old so it is high time to modernise. The primary focus is on getting bicycle traffic and pub...
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The Lulu Solves Congestion, Road Safety Issues and Finding Space for Bikes
I finally got around to subjecting The Lulu to a simple test. I've been meaning to do it for ages and last night we cast ourselves headlong into the urban fray. I figured The World's Youngest Urbanist would have a good shot at it. The Lulu, since she was 3 ...
I finally got around to subjecting The Lulu to a simple test. I've been meaning to do it for ages and last night we cast ourselves headlon...
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Copenhagen's Inderhavnsbro - Inner Harbour Bridge
By Mark Werner / Copenhagenize Design Company Copenhagen’s Inderhavnsbroen (Inner Harbor Bridge) has been a seemingly never ending story of mishaps and constant delays. This bridge has endured problems ranging from incorrect designs to contractor bankruptci...
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The Oslo Standard - Next Level Bicycle Planning and Politics
So there you are. A capital city in a European country wanting desperately to keep up with the cool kids. Wanting to improve city life, generally, but also focusing intensely on re-creating a bicycle-friendly city. Oslo has grand plans. The news in October ...
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Oslo - The Next Big Bicycle Thing?
This is a translated version of an  interview with Mikael published in the Norwegian newspaper Morgenbladet on 29 April 2016 by journalist Marius Lien . The photo used in the article is by Christian Belgaux. The Great Road Choice by Marius Lien for Morgenbl...
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Stylish Public Transport Wear from Transit Republic
In this age of rapidly shifting mobility patterns, the race is on to attract commuters to alternative transport forms. Public transport like busses, metros and trams suffer from negative perception and branding, not least in America. Busses, for example, ha...
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Ski Urbanism in Oslo
The current and growing focus on creating life-sized cities involves all manner of tools and areas of interest. A healthy, intelligent transport form like cycling is obviously a primary focus for Copenhagenize Design Company but the picture is always bigger...
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Urban design flâneur.
Urban Design Expert and CEO of Copenhagenize Design Company.
  • National Film School of Denmark
    Screewriting, 1997 - 1999
Urban Design, Bicycle Urbanism, Bicycle Planning & Communication, Photography, Filmmaking,
  • Copenhagenize Design Company
    CEO/Owner, 2009 - present
  • Danmarks Radio
    Journalist, 2004 - 2006
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'Desire Lines' and the Fundamental Failure of Traffic Engineering

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