bjarke ingels 'loop city' at venice architecture biennale
bjarke ingels 'loop city' at venice architecture biennale
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

bjarke ingels 'loop city' at venice architecture biennale energy loop of the new proposal image © BIG architects

bjarke ingels 'loop city' at venice architecture biennalethe 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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