Photo essays - 11/October/2016

Progress

Two climbers hang high above. Viewed from the ground they resemble tiny spiders clinging to the skeleton of what was once a giant grain storage silo on the dockside of Copenhagen’s northern inner harbour.

Two climbers hang high above. Viewed from the ground they resemble tiny spiders clinging to the skeleton of what was once a giant grain storage silo on the dockside of Copenhagen’s northern inner harbour. In the heat of a summer day the unmistakable thud, thud of demolition in progress floats on the air. Two more climbers assist, swinging high from a crane derrick in the gentle breeze. The silo is being replaced by a residential complex, part of the EnergyLab Nordhavn project to develop energy systems for future cities. The new complex will house a giant battery for sopping up excess electricity on windy days during times of low consumer demand and high power production.

PHOTO Lars Just

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