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Luminous green façades on Hamburg’s new energy landmark


A new resource and energy centre is to contribute to a greener Hamburg. The plant is set to become the city’s new green energy landmark, symbolizing the shift from traditional waste incineration to more integrated utilization of the energy resources found in waste. Gottlieb Paludan Architects has just won the competition to design the exterior of the new landmark, having submitted a proposal that includes planted façades, a ‘sky walk’ and a visitors’ centre.


Honourable mention for sustainable power plant design in Taiwan


By launching an open competition to design a new green power plant, the Taiwan Power Company took a step on the path towards fulfillingTaiwan’s strategic goal of having no nuclear-powered homes by 2025. Stage One of the competition has now been completed and Gottlieb Paludan Architects received an honourable mention for the design concept, ‘Flakes of Salt’.