09 Aug '17, 8am

BIG unveils Cactus Towers next to a car-free IKEA in Copenhagen

Located next to the waterfront area of Kalvebod Brygge, the 74,000-square-meter site will comprise a new IKEA store, budget hotel, and green space in addition to the two planned Cactus Towers. The pair of buildings gets its name from the striking spiky-looking facade created by rotated floor plates. The corners of those floor plates create overhangs that provide shade. The buildings will rise to 60 and 80 meters tall and feature 500 “youth rooms.”

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/big-unveils-cactus-towers-next-to-a-...

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