Copenhagen Ø

“I’m a city boy, but I love idyllic stuff.” Meet Gilberto, a Cuban living in Copenhagen

“I love red wooden houses with railings at the front. If I could do it legally, I’d definitely put railings on the landing”

“Light, water and fire. That describes my home really well. In fact, I have four electric fireplaces”

21:13

21:13

“Cold, sterile designs don’t reflect my personality”

“When we’ve finished our evening meal, everything has to be tidied away immediately. Otherwise I feel uncomfortable and all I can see is clutter”

18:35

18:35

“I have a development corner in my kitchen where I generate ideas”

Facts about life at home

15%

of Danes say they make an extra effort to do things in new and different ways

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“I learnt how to fold T-shirts on YouTube. I can fit 36 in a drawer where there’s only room for 24 pairs of underpants otherwise”

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About this home

Zip code

2100

Square meters

95

Rooms

4

Property

0

Type of home

Apartment

Residents

Gilberto: He’s from Cuba, but he has Danish citizenship. He teaches Spanish and English. Loves second-hand discoveries and country style

Gilberto’s husband: Originally from Russia; a student

Animals: Three model chickens

Hobbies: Gilberto loves to come up with various practical solutions for his home, such as how to conceal pipework in the bathroom. He enjoys going to flea markets

Transportation

Work-life balance

Work 60%

Life 40%