bjarke ingels 'loop city' at venice architecture biennale
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sep 03, 2010
bjarke ingels 'loop city' at venice architecture biennale


‘from finger plan to loop city’ film by BIG architects
presented at the 12th international architecture biennale at the danish pavilion
image © BIG architects

to follow up on the article we published earlier this week on BIG‘s film, ‘finger plan to loop city’
which is being exhibited at the venice architecture biennale, here is the full length clip sent to us
from the danish firm today.

the ‘loop city’ proposal builds on the famous ’1947 finger plan’, which focused on connecting
the suburb to the center. BIG proposes to continue to connect the area around the øresund strait
in a sustainable spine of public transport, energy exchange and electric car infrastructure.
the resulting development model circumscribes around the base of the ‘hand’, much like a bracelet,
to combine new programs with the metro stations, providing an urban outlet throughout the suburbs.


video courtesy BIG architects


energy loop of the new proposal
image © BIG architects



the city loop superimposed on the original finger plan
image © BIG architects

the speech bubbles are more legible in the videos below, which cover
the history of the finger plan as well as the aims and changes that the
new metro loop will bring to the area.


part 1 of ‘loop city’ courtesy danish architecture centre


part 2 of ‘loop city’ courtesy danish architecture centre

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