Archinect - News 2016-10-21T23:55:26-04:00 The ski-slope-on-top-of-a-building's-roof thing may be coming to Kazakhstan Alexander Walter 2015-12-02T13:53:00-05:00 >2015-12-15T22:39:30-05:00 <img src="" width="620" height="387" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>A new housing complex planned in Astana, Kazakhstan's capital, is set to include a 1,000ft ski slope, running from the roof to the ground. The proposed project was devised by a group of architects, led by Shokhan Mataibekov, who were inspired by Kazakhstan's exceedingly long, cold winter. [...] Enter House Slalom, a multi-purpose, 21-storey building comprised of shops on the ground floor, 421 flats on the upper floors, and an outdoor ski slope running alongside the building.</p></em><br /><br /><p>The idea looks strangely <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">familiar</a>...</p> World’s Biggest Ski Dome, Anyone? Design by CEBRA Alexander Walter 2012-11-15T17:41:00-05:00 >2012-11-16T18:27:40-05:00 <img src="" width="650" height="433" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Danish firm CEBRA has shared with us its adventurous project Skidome Denmark, a vision for the 'world&rsquo;s biggest ski dome' in the city of Randers, Denmark.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> BIG to Design Ski Resort in Lapland Alexander Walter 2011-12-12T18:56:32-05:00 >2011-12-16T10:27:14-05:00 <img src="" width="650" height="488" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>BIG has just been announced winning an invited competition for Koutalaki Ski Village, a 47,000 m2 ski resort and recreational area in Levi, Finland.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> Bjarke Ingels designs incinerator that doubles as ski slope in Copenhagen Paul Petrunia 2011-07-05T12:02:00-04:00 >2012-09-19T19:40:44-04:00 <img src="" width="460" height="276" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>How do you turn a 100-metre-tall incinerator in the heart of Copenhagen into a social and cultural hub? By building a ski slope on the roof, of course.</p></em><br /><br /><p> We also <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">published news of this project back in January</a>.</p>