The Shenzhen East Waste-to-Energy Plan – A project from Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects and Gottlieb Paludan Architects, the upcoming Shenzhen East Waste-to-Energy Plant will be the largest of its kind in the world.
The Shenzhen East Waste-to-Energy Plan – Due to complete in 2020, the plant will be encircled by a public park and a 1.5km panoramic public walkway.
Maishima Incineration Plant, Osaka – Dubbed "MOP" this Hundertwasser-designed incineration plant was finished in 2001. The 394-foot chimney stack draws attention thanks to its colorful design that's in harmony with nature.
Amager Bakke Waste-to-Energy Plant, Copenhagen – The Amager Bakke Waste-to-Energy Plant in Copenhagen strives to be a leisure destination in itself. Designed by BIG architects, the plant is slated to finish by 2018.
Amager Bakke Waste-to-Energy Plant, Copenhagen – Not only will this progressive plant include a ski slope, but it will also pump out 98-foot-wide rings of smoke to remind visitors of the impact of over-consumption.
BIG architects designed this creative concept as part of a competition, proposing this technicolor waste-to-energy plant for a location near the impressive Uppsala cathedral in Sweden.
Sydhavns Recycling Center, Copenhagen – BIG architects' Sydhavns Recycling Center is another attempt to integrate industrial buildings into the social fabric. The site includes a running tracks, public park and winter sports facilities.
The Brewery Yard, Sydney – Power plants are popping up in all kinds of surprising places -- even on top of breweries. Designed for Frasers Property and Sekisui House, The Brewery Yard plant will power over 2,200 apartments.
Val-Jalbert Mini Power Plant – Power plant or vacation home? This mini plant blends form and function, harnessing the power of Ouiatchouan Falls, in Canada, while simultaneously preserving the natural surrounds.
Val-Jalbert Mini Power Plant – The architectural plans behind this unassuming plant incorporated several terraces and lookouts, providing excellent views of the Ouiatchouan Falls.
District Heating Plant Spittelau, Vienna – After 40 years in operation, the Viennese landmark underwent a revamp in 2015 to optimize its performance. Visitors can get a first-hand look at the state-of-the-art technology in the observation area.