A Copenhagen Bestiary – part 2 – the Carlsberg Elephant Gate

For the second part of my Copenhagen Bestiary series I’m devoting the post to our visit last week to the old Carlsberg Brewery site, and specifically its Elephant Gate. I’ve included some images that aren’t of beasts because I really enjoyed seeing how the old brewery buildings have been renovated and incorporated into a new living and working neighborhood called Carlsberg Byen. It’s the best example of regeneration of culturally important post-industrial buildings in the world. Probably….

2 thoughts on “A Copenhagen Bestiary – part 2 – the Carlsberg Elephant Gate

  1. David goyder

    The Carlsberg Foundation is a great supporter of botany in Africa. And the brewery made a great venue for a Flora of Ethiopia meeting a few years back, held in the replica Roman villa. Tea, coffee or Carlsberg freely available!

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    1. jeffollerton Post author

      Yes, I’m led to believe that the Carlsberg Foundation provides more funding for Danish science than the government. A number of my colleagues have had significant grants from it.

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