Andrew Michler

BIG's 8 Tallet Grabs the 2010 Scandinavian Green Roof Award

by , 08/18/10
filed under: Architecture, green roof

Bjarke Ingels Group, danish green, Danish design, Green roof, Copenhagen apartment, urban design, mixed use building,

We recently showcased BIG’s 8 Tallet mixed use project in Copenhagen and were wowed by its energy-efficient design, so we were excited to hear that it just received the 2010 Scandinavian Green Roof Award for its 1,700 square meter roof! The immense roof descends 11 stories to the ground, making it an integral part of the complex’s visual language — the judges commented that BIG has demonstrated a very clear and conscious use of the green roof successfully integrating it into the visual identity of the building”. The project has offices, apartments and retail all under one roof and it features a walkway that transverses the entire building, turning the exterior into a pedestrian path.

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  1. Green-Roofed 8 Tallet C... October 21, 2010 at 12:02 pm

    [...] the new neighborhood of Ørestad, Copenhagen. The ground-breaking bow tie-shaped building sports an award-winning green roof, a mixed use plan including business offices and condos, and a very cool bike and [...]

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