24 Sep '11, 7pm
Beautiful Sustainable Building with 18,300 S.F. Green Roof in Denmark
8 House (Tallet in Danish) is a 61,000 m2 bowtie-shaped mixed-use building of three different types of residential housing and 10,000 m2 of retail and offices which comprise Denmarks largest private development ever undertaken. Commissioned by St. Frederikslund and Per Hopfner in 2006, the 8 House sits on the outer edge of the city as the southernmost outpost of Orestad. Rather than a traditional block, the 8 House stacks all ingredients of a lively urban neighborhood into horizontal layers of typologies connected by a continuous promenade and cycling path up to the 10th floor creating a three-dimensional urban neighborhood where suburban life merges with the energy of a big city, where business and housing co-exist. With spectacular views towards the Copenhagen Canal and over Kalvebod Fælleds protected, open spaces, 8 House not only offers residences to people in all of...