Infrastructure

Erick van Egeraat and Roskilde’s new waste-to-energy plant

" Roskilde, the former capital of Denmark, has a new waste-to-energy plant designed by Erick van Egeraat, which generates energy from the wastes produced in 9 municipalities around it. A new urban landmark, Erick van Egeraat’s waste-to-energy plant establishes a visual relationship with the town’s Gothic cathedral.
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Dominique Coulon renovates the municipal swimming pool in Bagneux, Paris

" Dominique Coulon has expanded and renovated the municipal swimming pool in Bagneux, on the outskirts of Paris, creating a building that interacts with the neighbourhood. Dominique Coulon has placed a new concrete volume containing a hall and a solarium terrace before the existing pool building. "

OFIS architects and Arena Borisov Football Stadium (Belarus)

" OFIS architects of Slovenia has designed a new stadium for FC BATE Borisov, the well-known Belarussian football team. Its organic shape permitting increased capacity makes OFIS’s Arena Borisov Football Stadium the most important new sports centre in Belarus. "

Team CS: Rotterdam Centraal Station

" Completed in 2014, Rotterdam's Centraal Station is an infrastructure connecting a number of different routes for accessing the city. This significant example of contemporary architecture was designed by the Team CS (Benthem Crouwel Architects, MVSA Meyer en van Schooten Architecten, West 8), winners of the competition held in 2003. The roof is covered with 130,000 solar cells. "

TYIN: boathouse facility in Norway

" True to the history of the place and to architectural archetypes, the seaside holiday home designed and built by TYIN tegnestue Architects in Norway replaces an old boathouse, reclaiming its shape and materials in an ecological project. The stratified Norwegian pine floor and wall coverings express the architects’ contemporary idiom. "

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