Lecture and discussion with the Director of Architecture By&Havn, Copenhagen
Generator Sofia, 2017
How are cities planned in Denmark? How are competitions organized? How do these processes compare with the Bulgarian practice? What are the current urban projects of Copenhagen, Sofia and Samokov, and what is next for the architectural competition for the New Center of Borovets?
All these questions were answered on January 25, 2018 at Generator Sofia in the lecture of Arch. Rita Yustessen, Director of Planning & Architecture at CPH City and Port Development, Denmark, as well as in the discussion with all jury members of the international architectural competition New center of Borovets, organized by Urbanistas.
The event also featured the commissioning authority of the competition - the Municipality of Samokov, the organizers from Urbanistas. and arch.Ljubo Georgiev, Director of Sofproekt Sofia.
About Rita Justesen
Rita Justesen is the Director of Planning & Architecture at CPH City and Port Development - by far the largest development company in Copenhagen.
Planning & Architecture is implementing the development of a new town, Orestad, close to Copenhagen, and the redevelopment of Nordhavn – Scandinavia’s largest and most ambitious urban development project to dates, providing 40 000 residents and 40 000 jobs at the 200-hectare harbor area.
(c) Urbanistas, photographer Radina Gancheva