CopenHill (C3 no.411)



C3 no.411 / pp.84-99 (16 pages)



CopenHill _ BIG

Copenhagen, Denmark, 2019

Skiing and power generation combine in a landmark hybrid structure
Situated just two kilometers from the center of the Danish capital Copenhagen, the CopenHill power plant, also known as Amager Bakke, is an architectural landmark defined by a cantilevered chimney beside which a unique roof slopes down and turns to reach ground level. The 41,000m2 facility is 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. […]