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Copenhill Copenhagen: Amager Ski Slope



Copenhill Copenhagen Ski Slope, Amager Waste-to-Energy Plant, Danish Hill Design by BIG
Copenhill Copenhagen: Amager Ski Slope
Waste-to-Energy Plant Copenhagen Building, Denmark: Opening – design by BIG architects
4 Oct 2019
Copenhill Copenhagen
Design: Bjarke Ingels Group Architects – BIG
Copenhill Turns A Power Plant Into The Bedrock For Social Life
Ski, Hike And Climb The World?s Cleanest Waste-to-energy Plant Designed By BIG And SLA

Image by Laurian Ghinitoiu
Designed by BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group, SLA, AKT, Lchinger+Meyer, MOE and Rambll, CopenHill opens as a new breed of waste-to-energy plant topped with a ski slope, hiking trail and climbing wall, embodying the notion of hedonistic sustainability while aligning with Copenhagen?s goal of becoming the world?s first carbon-neutral city by 2025. CopenHill, also known as Amager Bakke, is a 41,000m2 waste-to-energy plant with an urban recreation center and environmental education hub, turning social infrastructure into an architectural landmark. BIG?s year-round ski plant won the international competition in 2011 and broke ground in 2013. As Denmark?s single largest waste initiative to date, Copenhagen Lord Mayor Frank Jensen officiated the first run of the slopes, commencing opening festivities from sports competitions to charity walks supporting the UN Sustainable Development Goals. CopenHill is inaugurated ahead of the C40 Mayors Summit hosted in Copenhagen this year, a landmark gathering of 96 member citie...
Source: e-architect
URL: https://www.e-architect.co.uk/

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