Enormous “Cacti” will soon pop up in the heart of Copenhagen. Architecture firm BIG has unveiled renderings for an eye-catching pair of buildings with a spiny appearance in the city’s Vesterbro district. Created in collaboration with Danish practice Dorte Mandrup Architects, the aptly named Cactus Towers are high-rise residential buildings that will be built next to a new sustainably minded IKEA store.
Located next to the waterfront area of Kalvebod Brygge, the 74,000-square-meter…
from Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building http://inhabitat.com/big-unveils-cactus-towers-next-to-a-car-free-ikea-in-copenhagen