CPH: Art and Architecture

Copenhagen Airport is not only full of quality interior and exquisite design - we also have many exclusive pieces of art and architectural details that are worth noting. Take a look inside...
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Terminal 3 at Copenhagen Airport - designed by Vilhelm Lauritzen AS and completed in August 1998. Glass, steel, aluminum and granite is shaped as a flight's wing which perfectly compliments the Airport feeling.

Terminal 3 at Copenhagen Airport - designed by Vilhelm Lauritzen AS and completed in August 1998. Glass, steel, aluminum and granite is shaped as a flight's wing which perfectly compliments the Airport feeling.

These famous sculptures, "The Girls at the Airport" by Hanne Warming, has been watching the passengers from the balcony in Terminal 3 since 1999.  The artist has drawn inspiration for the sculpture in Paris, where she saw two young girls leaning against a railing waiting with the spirited attitude, which is reflected in the artwork.

These famous sculptures, "The Girls at the Airport" by Hanne Warming, has been watching the passengers from the balcony in Terminal 3 since 1999. The artist has drawn inspiration for the sculpture in Paris, where she saw two young girls leaning against a railing waiting with the spirited attitude, which is reflected in the artwork.

Steel, glass, aluminum and marble at Pier A, Copenhagen Airport.  The building is characterized by a sprit construction bearing on the roof pieces shaped like airplane wings made ​​of aluminum. Along with the building's glass facades the curved ceilings constitutes reflective surfaces forming the space and the light which is characteristic to the Nordic architecture.

Steel, glass, aluminum and marble at Pier A, Copenhagen Airport. The building is characterized by a sprit construction bearing on the roof pieces shaped like airplane wings made ​​of aluminum. Along with the building's glass facades the curved ceilings constitutes reflective surfaces forming the space and the light which is characteristic to the Nordic architecture.

Inside Hotel Hilton at Copenhagen Airport.

Inside Hotel Hilton at Copenhagen Airport.

Terminal 2 was opened in 1960. Once again Vilhelm Lauritzen AS stood behind the building that has been expanded and rebuilt several times. The terminal's simple design as a large and center-less building with inserted and replaceable floor slabs was selected in order that it should be possible to expand without stopping the building's operation.  The terminal is one of the finest examples of Danish modernism.

Terminal 2 was opened in 1960. Once again Vilhelm Lauritzen AS stood behind the building that has been expanded and rebuilt several times. The terminal's simple design as a large and center-less building with inserted and replaceable floor slabs was selected in order that it should be possible to expand without stopping the building's operation. The terminal is one of the finest examples of Danish modernism.

Stairs at Terminal 2. Most of the floors at Copenhagen Airport is made from Padauk, Merbau or Jatoba. These kinds of wood are known to be strong and having a very long life - and in addition it has a warm glow.

Stairs at Terminal 2. Most of the floors at Copenhagen Airport is made from Padauk, Merbau or Jatoba. These kinds of wood are known to be strong and having a very long life - and in addition it has a warm glow.

These beautiful birds are flying under the ceiling at gate D2, Pier D. These are created in glass by the Faroese artist Tróndur Patursson in cooperation with the Danish glass master Per Steen Hebsgaard.  The glass has a third dimension because the light shines through and makes the colors vary throughout the day depending on sun's position.

These beautiful birds are flying under the ceiling at gate D2, Pier D. These are created in glass by the Faroese artist Tróndur Patursson in cooperation with the Danish glass master Per Steen Hebsgaard. The glass has a third dimension because the light shines through and makes the colors vary throughout the day depending on sun's position.

The stairs to the restrooms in Terminal 2 at Copenhagen Airport - right next to the 7-eleven.

The stairs to the restrooms in Terminal 2 at Copenhagen Airport - right next to the 7-eleven.

Staircase at Terminal 2 at Copenhagen Airport.

Staircase at Terminal 2 at Copenhagen Airport.

Terminal 2 at Copenhagen Airport. This is the entrance by the new check-in area. In 2012 Terminal 2 was expanded by 1,400 additional squaremeters for the passengers and 12 new check-in desks.

Terminal 2 at Copenhagen Airport. This is the entrance by the new check-in area. In 2012 Terminal 2 was expanded by 1,400 additional squaremeters for the passengers and 12 new check-in desks.

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