BIG’s Copenhagen waste-to-energy plant is finally getting the promised ski slope and rooftop park

            <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/39/39pe1dtklg04uz8u.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/39/39pe1dtklg04uz8u.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/39/39pe1dtklg04uz8u.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/39/39pe1dtklg04uz8u.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" />Remember that waste-to-energy incinerator <a href="https://archinect.com/news/tag/1073816/amager-bakke" rel="nofollow" >Bjarke Ingels designed</a> for Copenhagen with a ski slope on top a few years back? The plant itself (dubbed 'Copenhill') was already completed and opened in March of 2017, but the ski-slope-rooftop-park-cherry-on-top was left behind &mdash; <em>until now</em>: Danish landscape architects <a href="https://archinect.com/firms/cover/58461003/sla-landscape-architects" rel="nofollow" >SLA</a> just unveiled the final design for the 16,000 sqm Amager Bakke rooftop activity landscape based on the initial <a href="https://archinect.com/firms/cover/39902/big-bjarke-ingels-group" rel="nofollow" >BIG</a> master plan. <br>

Image: SLA
From SLA: "When completed in September 2018, the green rooftop park will provide a host of outdoor activities for Copenhageners and visitors alike: Hiking trails, playgrounds, street fitness, trail running, vantage points, climbing walls and shelters – as well as 500+ meters ski slopes designed by BIG."
Image: SLA
"Creating a nature-filled activity park on top of the 88 meters tall waste-to-energy plant is a project without previous references: The extremely steep slope of the roof has put great on the planting design and the co...

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