Gallery: London’s Battersea Power Station Reinvented with a Wraparound ...

 
Most people probably recognize London's Battersea Power Station as the eerie structure featured on the cover of Pink Floyd's iconic album Animals. While the plant has been shuttered for nearly 30 years, the future of the building has been cause for debate for nearly as long. Preservationists have fought for designs that keep the integrity of the building intact, while others have been pushing for a reuse plan as epic as the building's significance in pop culture. Although proposals have ranged from a new soccer stadium for Chelsea FC to an "eco-dome" that shoots up to the sky, last year the station's next life was penned as a mixed-use destination with apartments, offices, and shopping center. However that hasn't stopped Atelier Zündel Cristea from dreaming up a fantastical idea of their own: a heart-dropping rollercoaster that would orbit the station.

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