Muslims in Copenhagen can look forward to getting a new place of worship as Copenhagen Municipality has approved a planning application for a new, modern-looking mosque this week by the Muslim faith group Islamisk Trossamfund.

The new mosque, which will be designed by the renowned architect firm Henning Larsen Architects, will replace a current mosque located on the corner of Dortheavej and Tomsgårdsvej in the Nordvest district of the city.

"With the proposal being designed by Henning Larsen Architects, the mosque will become more accessible to the city, while one of Copenhagen's slightly forgotten districts receives a new architectonic pearl," Morten Kabell, the city's deputy mayor for technical and environmental issues, said.

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