The Life-Sized City Blog: Invisible Bicycle Racks

The new Bellahøj Swimming Stadium. Architect: Architema.dkAn interesting addition to the design is the bike racks embedded in the pavement all around the entrance to the stadium. It was early morning so there weren’t any bikes to see. I think they look quite aesthetic. It’s hard to make bike racks look nice.

And for every one hundred thousand cyclists who use these kinds of wheel racks, I'm sure that there's one man who will complain about 'wheelbending'. Such is life. Me, I just use my kickstand, personally.

Outside the National Bank - designed by architect Arne Jacobsen in 1970 - there are these racks, which are basically the same. Old school is new school.

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