Tina Saaby

Chief City Architect, Copenhagen

Tina Saaby

Tina Saaby has been the Chief City Architect of Copenhagen since 2010 and is responsible for defining the architectural guidelines and visions in developing the City of Copenhagen.

As Chief City Architect, she inspires, facilitates, advices, and coaches the politicians and City Administration. Tina Saaby graduated from The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, School of Architecture in 1997 and has more than 20 years of professional experience designing and managing projects partly as partner of Witraz Architects and as Vice President of the Danish Architects ́ Association.

During her career Tina Saaby has lectured internationally and served as a jury member on several architectural competitions. In her work she has a deep interest in how to combine the development of a sustainable and liveable city with a high quality of life. It is important to her to develop communities and spaces that facilitate and prioritize everyday life. Tina Saaby supports the agenda of developing a city for people by engaging in the creation of a strategic framework for future city development.