Tuesday, October 12, 2010

"It is a contempoprary cathedral, close to the ground we shaped the building to reflect the angular factory roofs of the immediate surroundings”, says Erick van Egeraat. “We then let the building culminate in a 100 meter tall spire, which is an articulation of a fascinating and sustainable process in creating energy.”
The large, outspoken, amber-colored design is likely to become a new icon for the wide and open landscape of the Roskilde area. After its completion in 2013, the facility is not only processing a large part of the local waste. This process produces both electricity and heating for the Roskilde district.
Today, waste to energy transition can be regarded as one of the environmentally-friendliest methods of creating heat and energy. The new incineration line 6 will use the latest techniques and have a processing capacity from 260,000 to 350,000 ton per year. This will generate an output of electricity for 60,000 households each year..."

images & passage from Bustler



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