A power station being built in Denmark will have a 1.5-kilometre ski slope on its roof, according to reports in the Danish press.
Ski Slope On A Power Station
Architecture company the Bjarke Ingels Group plan to wrap the 3.5 billion Kroner combined heat and power (CHP) plant in a 90-metre high transparent shell topped with an artificial ski surface slope. And at 1.5 kilometres, the artificial slope will be the world's longest.The slope will be accessed by a lift inside the building. Once at the top, skiers will be able to enjoy views of Copenhagen and even Sweden, before sliding back down.
'A CHP plant with a ski slope on the roof is a great example of a city and a building which is ecological, economical and socially viable,' said Bjarke Ingels, founder of the Bjarke Ingels Group.
Work is expected to begin next year. The ski slope - and power plant - is due to open in 2016.