Denmark greenlights world's first-ever city for kids

Add this to the ever-expanding list of stylish architecture made for kids: Prinsessegade Kingergarden and Youth Center, a mini-city for children set to open in 2014. The 618-pupil complex, a joint effort among a crack team of Danish architects, landscape designers, and engineers, will include the hallmarks of any urban core, including neighborhoods, houses, parks, a stadium, a solar-paneled concert hall, a restaurant (with a rooftop greenhouse—how trendy!), and even a fire station. Amazingly, this latest adventure in architectural craziness isn't relegated to, say, the depths of the ocean or a remote field somewhere; in fact, notes Architizer, Prinsessegade Kingergarden will be sited smack dab in the center of Copenhagen and will "use of the plot's existing trees to create shared green space within the city."

cobe-prinsessegade-kindergarten-playground-outside-fire-station-and-factory.jpgRendering via Architizer

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