Gallery: Green-Roofed Sydhavn School Will Terrace Elegantly Down to Cop...

 
This brilliant new school in Copenhagen’s burgeoning sustainable neighborhood of Sluseholmen will be the first school building in Denmark to comply with new Danish energy standards. With rooftop gardens and play areas, a community cafe and even a dockyard, JJW Arkitekter's Sydhavn Skole (South Harbor School) won the city competition it was entered in for good reason. Perhaps inspired by the Oslo Opera House or BIG's 8-Tallet, the mixed-use complex connects students, parents, boatmen and teachers to the adjacent harbor by elegantly terracing down into the water.

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  1. XenoSilvano June 16, 2011 at 2:41 pm

    That stair way looks a little dangerous.

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