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CopenHill power plant topped with a rooftop ski slope opens

10/09/19 – blooloop: CopenHill power plant topped with a rooftop ski slope opens

CopenHill, a power plant topped with a rooftop ski slope, has opened in Copenhagen. The innovative attraction also features a hiking trail and climbing wall.

Designed by BIG, SLA, AKT, Lüchinger+Meyer, MOE and Rambøll, CopenHill is part of Copenhagen’s goal to become the world’s first carbon-neutral city by 2025.

“CopenHill is a blatant architectural expression of something that would otherwise have remained invisible: that it is the cleanest waste-to-energy power plant in the world,” said Bjarke Ingels, Creative Director and founder of BIG.

Elsewhere, BIG has proposed a 500-foot cylindrical observation tower for San Diego’s waterfront as part of the $2.4bn Seaport San Diego project …Read More>

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