BIG has just released details for a new project called Masterplan Esbjerg Strand in Denmark.
The project will entail the creation of a 90,500 sq.metre (974,000 sq.ft) multi-use green roof structure sited along the Jutland coastline. The building will be placed on an elevated platform 7 metres (23 feet) above the ground to mitigate the effects of sea level rise.
The firm says the structure will host a “completely new education platform that will rethink the traditional education system and campus in the country.”
The firm said: “As part of an ambitious vision plan Esbjerg of the Future Vision 2025, the city will grow its population and become an attractive educational city; have skilled labor for all; become a sustainable energy monopoly; a digital hub of Northern Europe; become a strong tourist destination on the Wadden Sea with optimal conditions for entrepreneurs.”
BIG expects the project to meet 11 of the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals, and will be developed with sensitivity to the noise created by an adjacent shipyard.
A construction timeline was not provided.
Images courtesy: BIG
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