in collabortion with lendager group, NREP, moe rådgivende ingeniører and arup engineers, årstiderne arkitekter has won the right to build their ‘UN17 village‘ proposal within the prestigious ørestad district in copenhagen, denmark. the design method behind this residential complex is unique as it centers around the 17 sustainable development goals (SDGS) prescribed by the UN. by focusing on health, social communities, water, biodiversity, building materials and energy supply, the project will have a new and ambitious approach to sustainable construction and design.

årstiderne's UN17 village in copenhagen is to be built entirely from recycled materials
all illustrations by TMRW

 

 

the architect has designed ‘UN17 village’ to be constructed entirely from recycled building materials. in addition, once complete, the complex will use 100% renewable energy sources and be able to collect 1.5 million litres of rainwater per year for recycling and recreational use. as well as it’s sustainable credentials, the project also aims to reinterpret the tight-knit community feel of a village by focusing on security, the close environment and providing numerous facilities and spaces, where residents can meet across the neighborhood. this concept is further reinforced by incorporating a variety of housing types where people, regardless of family structure or age, can live harmoniously.

årstiderne's UN17 village in copenhagen is to be built entirely from recycled materials

 

 

UN17 village’ will be characterized by its special location between the urban environment of ørestad and the vast nature of amager fælled, and it is designed to act as the transition between nature and the city. in addition, the scheme aims to further develop the area’s unique landscape by focusing on recreational use of water, planting, biodiversity and wildlife. the design makes a bold statement and genuine effort towards the goal of sustainable construction and design. ‘UN17 village’ will be the last building in ørestad, and the project will complete the latest 25 years of development of the copenhagen district.

årstiderne's UN17 village in copenhagen is to be built entirely from recycled materials

årstiderne's UN17 village in copenhagen is to be built entirely from recycled materials

årstiderne's UN17 village in copenhagen is to be built entirely from recycled materials

årstiderne's UN17 village in copenhagen is to be built entirely from recycled materials

årstiderne's UN17 village in copenhagen is to be built entirely from recycled materials

årstiderne's UN17 village in copenhagen is to be built entirely from recycled materials

årstiderne's UN17 village in copenhagen is to be built entirely from recycled materials

årstiderne's UN17 village in copenhagen is to be built entirely from recycled materials

 

 

project info:

 

project name: ‘UN17 village’

architect: årstiderne arkitekter in collabortion with lendager group, NREP, moe rådgivende ingeniører and arup engineers

location: the ørestad district, copenhagen

illustrations: TMRW

 

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edited by: lynne myers | designboom

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