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Byens netværk

Introduction in English

Byens Netværk

Byens Netværk is a Danish member assosiation and a professional network relevant to people interested in the building and development of cities.

Byens Netværk

• is a social and professional organisation
• discusses and initiates new ideas
• develops and renews Copenhagen
• encourages a mutual understanding of the problems we face
• highlights various themes in Copenhagen and Aarhus

The organisation was established in 1995 by people from the building and renovation industry. Since then, our membership has steadily increased and today includes building professionals, lawyers, artists, organisations and marketing companies as well as students.

The network is managed by Henriette Sofie Larsen and employs 5 staff members.

Byens Netværk brings together all parties of the building industry across interests and disciplines, as a platform for the exchange of knowledge and ideas. It is important for a healthy industry that we understand each other across our disciplines.

Members of the network gain new business relationships, as well as a better understanding of the problems we face in the different areas of the building industry. We arrange the events as collaborations between the Urban Network staff and the members, always ensuring that relevant parts, within the network, get a chance to share their knowledge and experience of working on the projects we visit.

The network promotes common interests and encourages initiatives spanning from architecture and craftsmanship, to legislative issues that will lead to positive urban development and renewal in Copenhagen. In the past couple of years we have promoted the sustainable issue, in order to gain knowledge of all aspects of the developments and the effects the overall focus on sustainability has on the building industry.

Members of the network meet at professional, social, and cultural events. Our members' expertise and our collaboration with other network organisations enables us to arrange special debates and excursions, as well as other events where we share knowledge and gain new experiences.

We go on international study trips once a year to get access to foreign professionals and put Copenhagen in an international context. Every year we organise around 50 meetings and events.

Contact details
Whether you need information, have questions regarding membership, an idea for the network or a general inquiry please contact Manager, Henriette Sofie Larsen on mail: or phone: +45 23344601. 


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