Photo: Maria da Schio
A collage of stories and urban situations from around the world: BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group, Topotek1 and Superflex’s response to Copenhagen’s most multi-cultural district. Everything about Danish architect Bjarke Ingels seems a long way from a minimalist approach prone to subtraction: his office’s name, BIG; the name of one of his projects, Superkilen(1); his motto “Yes is more”, a rereading of Mies van der Rohe’s historic dictum; his way of moving, working and expressing himself. (by Valentina Ciuffi)
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The 870,000 ft2 (80,000 m2) residential complex is situated on W57th Street
West 57th occupies a full city block at the corner of West 57th Street and the West Side Highway.
The project introduces a new building typology to Manhattan: a hybrid between the traditional Danish perimeter block and a Manhattan high-rise.
AMF Waste-to-Energy Plant at night. With a light installation by "realities united" the plant's smoke stack are transformed into making it puff smoke rings, serving as a measuring stick of CO2 emission.
Located in an industrial area near the city center the new Waste-to-Energy plant will be an exemplary model in the field of waste management and energy production, as well as an architectural landmark in the cityscape of Copenhagen. The roof of the new Amagerforbraending is turned into a 31.000 m2 ski slope of varying skill levels for the citizens of Copenhagen… (more…)