Archinect - News 2017-08-18T12:46:13-04:00 PALÄON Research and Experience Center Schöningen Spears Opens to the Public Alexander Walter 2013-07-17T18:12:00-04:00 >2013-07-17T19:45:09-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="433" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Doors recently opened at PAL&Auml;ON, the Research and Experience Center Sch&ouml;ningen Spears at the edge of the tiny German town of Sch&ouml;ningen and its opencast lignite mine. The center sits at the site of the world-famous Sch&ouml;ningen Spears archaeological find &ndash; the oldest preserved hunting weapons ever discovered. PAL&Auml;ON was designed by Swiss firm Holzer Kobler Architekturen in collaboration with pbr AG and landscape architects Topotek1.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> Copenhagen’s Superkilen Urban Park by BIG + Topotek1 + Superflex Alexander Walter 2013-01-16T14:00:00-05:00 >2013-01-21T10:10:23-05:00 <img src="" width="650" height="975" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Earlier this week, we published the winners of the 2013 AIA Institute Honor Awards with eight projects from around the world being recognized in the category "Regional and Urban Design." One of the lucky award winners is Superkilen, an urban park master plan in Copenhagen designed by BIG in collaboration with landscape architects Topotek1 and artists' group Superflex.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> BIG Puts a Ski Slope on Copenhagen’s New Waste-to-Energy Plant Paul Petrunia 2011-01-26T17:33:00-05:00 >2013-01-16T14:18:57-05:00 <img src="" width="436" height="282" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> News just broke that BIG + realities:united + AKT + Topotek 1 &amp; Man Made Land have been selected to design the new Waste-to-Energy Plant that doubles as a ski slope for Copenhagen&rsquo;s citizens and its visitors by 2016.<br><br> Instead of considering the new Amagerforbraending as an isolated architectural object, the building is conceived as an opportunity to create a destination in itself and thereby reflecting the progressive vision to create a new type of waste treatment facility. The roof of the new Amagerforbraending is turned into a 31.000 m2 ski slope of varying skill levels for the citizens of Copenhagen, its neighboring municipalities and visitors, mobilizing the architecture and redefining the relationship between the waste plant and the city by expanding the existing recreational activities in the surrounding area into a new breed of waste-to-energy plant.<br><br> News just broke that BIG + realities:united + AKT + Topotek 1 &amp; Man Made Land have been selected to design the new Waste-to-...</p>