Upcycle Studios is the world’s most circular and sustainable residential project!
And now the project is rising for good in the Ørestad district of Copenhagen. One of Denmark’s most talented architectural photographers, COAST Studio, has been on the construction site to show the world the exciting proces with the current concrete casting and mounting of our upcycle windows.
The 20 innovative townhouses are built of recycled concrete, where a large amount of the concrete comes from the construction of Copenhagen Metro – the most durable of its kind. The concrete casting happens directly at the construction site, which is a unique approach saving the environment for high amounts of CO2.
75 percent of the upcycle windows come from public houses in North Jutland, where the team subsequently processes the old windows and mounts them in Upcycle Studios. Wood waste from leading Danish wood produces is upcycled to create the floors and wall cladding in the project. The world has never seen such a comprehensive circular approach to a residential project – and it ensures a sustainable and beautiful building of the highest quality without producing many new materials!
Upcycle Studios is being developed in collaboration with Arkitektgruppen, NREP, MOE and Norrecco. The project is due to be completed in summer 2018.
Check out Upcycle Studios HERE.
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