A Day in Ørestad – Fall 2019

Ørestad is a city development district in Copenhagen, Denmark.

The first building was completed in 2001. Fast forward to 2019: Ørestad has more than 15.000 inhabitants and 20.000 workplaces.

Ørestad is split into two main districts: The northern part, which lies close to downtown Copenhagen, and the southern part, which is a couple of kilometers away from the city centre.

The Real Ørestad

The southern part of Ørestad is often referred to as “The Real Ørestad” because it isn’t closely connected to other parts of Copenhagen, and thereby has to develop its own identity and urban environment – and according to some people, Ørestad lacks identity and an urban vibe.

I live in Ørestad South myself, and I like to follow and document the ongoing changes. In the fall of 2019, I set out to make a photo series of “The Real Ørestad.”

  • Ørestad at sunrise, fall 2019, by Ørestad based photographer Stefan Grage
  • Ørestad at sunrise, fall 2019, by Ørestad based photographer Stefan Grage
  • Ørestad at sunrise, Kalvebod Fælled Skole and Royal Arena, fall 2019, by Ørestad based photographer Stefan Grage
  • Ørestad at sunrise, Kalvebod Fælled Skole and Royal Arena, fall 2019, by Ørestad based photographer Stefan Grage
  • Ørestad at sunrise, Kalvebod Fælled Skole and Royal Arena, fall 2019, by Ørestad based photographer Stefan Grage
  • Ørestad in the morning, seen from Kalvebod Fælled, fall 2019, by Ørestad based photographer Stefan Grage
  • 8-tallet by architect Bjarke Ingells, fall 2019, by Ørestad based photographer Stefan Grage
  • 8-tallet by architect Bjarke Ingells, fall 2019, by Ørestad based photographer Stefan Grage
  • Ørestad, fall 2019, by Ørestad based photographer Stefan Grage
  • High-rises in Ørestad, fall 2019, by Ørestad based photographer Stefan Grage
  • The Royal Arena neighborhood in Ørestad, fall 2019, by Ørestad based photographer Stefan Grage
  • High-rises in Ørestad, fall 2019, by Ørestad based photographer Stefan Grage
  • Ferring high-rise in Ørestad, fall 2019, by Ørestad based photographer Stefan Grage
  • Royal Arena in Ørestad, fall 2019, by Ørestad based photographer Stefan Grage
  • The City Park in Ørestad, fall 2019, by Ørestad based photographer Stefan Grage
  • Ørestad, fall 2019, by Ørestad based photographer Stefan Grage
  • Bella Sky high-rise in Ørestad, fall 2019, by Ørestad based photographer Stefan Grage
  • Bella Sky high-rise in Ørestad, fall 2019, by Ørestad based photographer Stefan Grage
  • Ørestad, view from north, fall 2019, by Ørestad based photographer Stefan Grage
  • Ørestad, view from north, fall 2019, by Ørestad based photographer Stefan Grage
  • Ørestad, Bella Center Metro Station, fall 2019, by Ørestad based photographer Stefan Grage
  • Ørestad, Bella Center Metro Station, fall 2019, by Ørestad based photographer Stefan Grage
  • Cranes all over the place in Ørestad, fall 2019, by Ørestad based photographer Stefan Grage
  • Royal Arena in Ørestad, fall 2019, by Ørestad based photographer Stefan Grage
  • The Royal Arena neighborhood at night in Ørestad, fall 2019, by Ørestad based photographer Stefan Grage
  • Ørestad South at night, fall 2019, by Ørestad based photographer Stefan Grage

About The Photo Project

The photo project was taken over a couple of days in October 2019. It starts in west at sunrise, south in the morning, and moves through the city from south to north during the day, reaching the northern part of “The Real Ørestad” at sunset. Then south again at night…

A Day in Ørestad in Magasinet KBH

A Day in Ørestad was published in Magasinet KBHs “photos” section just before Christmast 2019.

A Day in Ørestad on Magasinet KBHs "photos" page
Magasinet KBH: The “photos” landing page: A Day in Ørestad on the top spot
A Day in Ørestad - a photo series in Magasinet KBH
Magasinet KBH: The photo series A Day in Ørestad in Magasinet KBH

Have a look at: https://www.magasinetkbh.dk/foto/et-dogn-i-orestad