Architecture Blog Design: Major Project Synthesis Precedents

CopenHill

Name: CopenHill

Architects: BIG (Bjarke Ingels Group)

Location: Copenhagen, Denmark

Notes:

  • Cleanest waste-to-energy power plant in the world
  • Power plant with rooftop ski slope
  • Located on an industrial waterfront
  • 440,000 tons of waste can be converted into clean energy annually
  • 150,000 homes are provided with electricity and district heating annually.
  • Tallest artificial climbing wall in the world
  • Hopefully will help Copenhagen meet its goal of becoming the world’s first carbon-neutral city by 2025
  • Green area creates a space for birds, bees and flowers
  • Garden absorbs heat/removes harmful air particles/minimises stormwater runoff.
  • Ten floors of administrative space
  • 600-metre-squared education centre for academic tours, workshops and sustainability conferences.  

Information from: https://www.dezeen.com/2019/10/08/big-copenhill-power-plant-ski-slope-copenhagen/