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Elephants' Landscape

The Copenhagen Zoo’s new elephant landscape ties together the modern elephant house, drawn by Sir Norman Foster, to the romantic gardens of Frederiksberg Garden. The landscape break down the boundary between the public park and the Zoo - visitors of the Zoo can follow the elephants' lives, with the romantic landscape of Frederiksberg Garden as a picturesque backdrop and the public will get an exotic touch to their stroll through the romantic park.

Location Copenhagen Zoo
Type Urban space
Client Copenhagen Zoo 
Design period 2002-2007
Realization 2005-2008
Area 1,1 ha.
Partners Foster & Partners, Rambøll, Buro Happold, Davis Langdon, Ultraaqua


The significant landscape and the playful elephants adds themself as new exotic features to the romantic Frederiksberg Garden