BIG's amager bakke waste to energy plant breaks ground

BIG's amager bakke waste to energy plant breaks ground

BIG’s amager bakke waste-to-energy plant breaks groundimage © BIG architects

 

 

 

BIG‘s highly anticipated ‘amager bakke waste-to-energy plant’ has just recently broken ground, officially beginning the construction phase of the new energy plant with socially charged features that transform the very fabric of copenhagen. using the typology and dimensions required of the industrial plant, BIG takes advantage to place a ski slope along the steep facade, creating a man-made mountain to be covered by the plentiful amounts of snow in the area. a smoke stock gathers CO2 emissions and expels it in the form of smoke rings illuminated by lasers, a physical manifestation of invisible waste.

 

for more detailed information see designboom’s earlier coverage here.

BIG's amager bakke waste to energy plant breaks groundimage © BIG architects

BIG's amager bakke waste to energy plant breaks groundimage © BIG architects

BIG's amager bakke waste to energy plant breaks groundimage © BIG architects

BIG's amager bakke waste to energy plant breaks groundaerial viewimage © BIG architects

BIG's amager bakke waste to energy plant breaks groundBIG architect bjarke ingels & lord mayor of copenhagen, frank jensenimage © christoffer regild

BIG's amager bakke waste to energy plant breaks groundphoto with the amager bakke board of directors including CEO ulla roettger & chairman of the board mogens loenborgimage © christoffer regild

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