Skive CHP station

 Skive CHP station. C.F. Møller. Photo: Ole Hein Petersen

Client

I/S Skive Fjernvarme

Address

Skive

Size

1350 m² + 2,600 m² re-build

Year

2004-06

Competition

1st prize in competition. 2004

Skive CHP station is located on a ridge along the main road to the town of Skive – visible both from the fjord, the town and the nearby residential areas.

The building’s simple shapes and distinctive details signal ’power station’ – shorn of all such familiar building features as doors, windows or storey divisions. The facades are clad with copper panels which, in a few years’ time, will take on a warm tone and eventually, through the workings of time and weather, acquire a greenish patina with a fine play of colours and a beautiful depth. Visitors can observe the technical installation in operation from footbridges on several storeys in the large halls. The station is based on gas production from biomass, and is the first of its kind in the world. A showroom has been established for visitors, as well as footbridges on several storeys in the large halls, to allow the public to learn about the complex and watch it in action.

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Team

Engineering

Rambøll A/S

Architect

C.F. Møller Architects

Collaborators, other

Bruun & Sørensen, Aaen A/S, Carbona INC

Awards

  • Shortlisted for Copper in Architecture Awards. 2007
  • 1st prize in competition. 2004

References

  • 2011 L'industria delle construzione 420 p. 70 - 77
  • 2010 C3 Magazine #311
  • 2009 Il consumo della Cittá, p.90-91
  • 2008 A10 #22, p. 56
  • 2007 Arkitektur DK #2, p. 84-89
  • 2007 Byggeri #10, p. 44-47
  • 2007 Danske Ark Byg #3, p. 1, 6-8
  • 2007 Copper Forum p. 22-24
  • 2007 The Architectural Review 1328, p. 100

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