Architecture Blog Design: Major Project Synthesis Precedents

Europe’s Silicon Valley

Name: Europe’s Silicon Valley

Architects: URBAN POWER

Location: Copenhagen, Denmark

Notes:

  • Man-made islands
  • combat city’s challenges
  • Tech space
  • Fossil-free energy production
  • Flood barriers
  • Public recreation space
  • 380 businesses
  • 12,000 jobs  
  • Heat storage
  • Windmills
  • To be Northern Europe’s largest Waste-to-Energy plant 
  • Will reduce at least 70 tons of CO2 annually
  • Will produce more than 300 MWh of fossil free energy – 25% of Copenhagen’s power consumption  
  • Built-up soil creates natural flood barriers
  • Start of construction is 2022
  • Project completion in 2040

Information from: https://www.archdaily.com/909510/eco-friendly-floating-cities-of-the-future