Waterworks to clean up public health


Copenhagen Waterworks on Studiestræde 54 was built in 1859 when the city really began to embrace industrialisation. It gathered everything in one place - the boiler and coal house as well as staff housing. The buildings were designed by N.S. Nebelong. The central…

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Opført i 1805-06

År: 2010 PHOTO:Caspar Jørgensen

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The seeping killer

In the 1850s, Copenhagen was densely built-up, crowded and filthy. The wells were full of bad…

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