The incinerator and the ski slope tackling waste
“So we got to the idea that we could actually create a manmade mountain for alpine skiing.”
His firm is behind the design of a new artificial ski slope in Denmark’s capital Copenhagen, built on the roof of a huge incinerator that burns waste to produce heat and electricity.
“A power plant doesn’t have to be some kind of ugly box that blocks the views or casts shadows on its neighbours. It can actually be, maybe the most popular park in a city,” Mr Ingels tells me enthusiastically.