The new IKEA store in Copenhagen will have various public spaces, including a garden located on the roof of the enclosure. In addition to hundreds of trees and wild urban nature, As reported by Dort Mandrop, the Danish study responsible for the project.
“With the new roof garden, we want to give back a green room to the local community and create intimate resting places and opportunities for spontaneous gatherings. “From the rooftop, you can enjoy beautiful, uninterrupted views of Vesterbro, the canal and downtown,” says Dorte Mandrup, founder and creative director.
The 150-meter-high roof garden will be part of a new walking route extending 1 kilometer from the southern part of Copenhagen. to the city center.
The Swedish real estate brand’s place aims for ‘Outstanding’ BREEAM certification, one of the world’s leading sustainability assessments; To achieve this goal, the company plans to place 250 trees, shrubs and plants on the facade, 1,450 square meters of solar panels and reuse water from canals to cool the store, among other key elements.
The store is located near the main train station, Historic meatpacking district and downtown port, an area وهي conglomerate, But with a little greenery that provides a break from the routine.
A new front yard will add green space to the busy Dybølsbro Bridge, which spans over the train tracks, and a brand new public green space with a cafeteria and bike parking.
When it comes to design, IKEA Copenhagen completely defies the idea of the classic blue and yellow, Covered in plants, the white and organic facade appears to be wrapped in an undulating fabric.
“The facade is inspired by white curtain motifs. The curtain flows from the edges of the rooftop garden, parting in places, revealing the items displayed inside. The curtain ends on a street-level plinth where you can rest a bit in the afternoon sun among the undulating folds.”
The store will serve so residents can walk in and pick up their orders at the door, if they so desire.; It is also intended to be a communal living space, so a rooftop terrace and cafeteria have been added.