The Amager Resource Center is the most significant landmark in the area and the building is in need of renewal.
Big propose a new breed of waste-to-energy plant, one that is economically, environmentally and socially profitable. Instead of considering Amager Resource Center as an isolated object, they mobilize the architecture and intensify the relationship between the building and the city-expanding the existing activities in the area by turning the roof of the new Amager Resource Center into a ski slope for the citizens of Copenhagen.
The new plant establishes Amager Resource Center as an innovator on an urban scale, redefining the relationship between the waste plant and the city. It will be both iconic and integrated, a destination in itself, and a reflection on the progressive vision of the company.
Photo credits: BIG - Bjarke Ingels Group