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BIG's ribbon-like building will feature a linear park on its roof
POSTED 24 Feb 2020 . BY Stu Robarts
The building will have a slender form of just 13m (43ft) in width Credit: Bjarke Ingels Group
"The rooftop acts as a fifth facade and winds down to create a string of linear garden terraces that are connected by a stair at the western edge serving as a secondary means of fire egress and a linear park."
– Bjarke Ingels Group
Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) have designed an office building for Newcastle, UK, that will curve back on itself like a ribbon as it rises and feature a linear park on its roof.

Located close to the Sage and the Millennium Bridge, Stereo No. 1 Quayside will cover 10,000sq m (108,000sq ft).

The structure will have a slender form of just 13m (43ft) in width and will snack around itself with its tail end meeting the pavement adjacent to its front end.

From there, it will be possible for people to access what becomes the roof of the building, ultimately rising 12 storeys.

BIG said: "The rooftop acts as a fifth facade and winds down to create a string of linear garden terraces that are connected by a stair at the western edge serving as a secondary means of fire egress and a linear park."
It will be BIG's first UK project outside of London Credit: Bjarke Ingels Group
There will be views of the rooftop park from within the building Credit: Bjarke Ingels Group
It will cover an area of 10,000sq m (108,000sq ft) Credit: Bjarke Ingels Group
The building will be located close to the Sage and the Gateshead Millennium Credit: Bjarke Ingels Group
The rooftop will comprise a string of linear garden terraces Credit: Bjarke Ingels Group
It will have a total of 12 storeys Credit: Bjarke Ingels Group
The structure will curve back on itself like a ribbon as it rises Credit: Bjarke Ingels Group
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BIG's ribbon-like building will feature a linear park on its roof
POSTED 24 Feb 2020 . BY Stu Robarts
The building will have a slender form of just 13m (43ft) in width Credit: Bjarke Ingels Group
The rooftop acts as a fifth facade and winds down to create a string of linear garden terraces that are connected by a stair at the western edge serving as a secondary means of fire egress and a linear park.
– Bjarke Ingels Group
Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) have designed an office building for Newcastle, UK, that will curve back on itself like a ribbon as it rises and feature a linear park on its roof.

Located close to the Sage and the Millennium Bridge, Stereo No. 1 Quayside will cover 10,000sq m (108,000sq ft).

The structure will have a slender form of just 13m (43ft) in width and will snack around itself with its tail end meeting the pavement adjacent to its front end.

From there, it will be possible for people to access what becomes the roof of the building, ultimately rising 12 storeys.

BIG said: "The rooftop acts as a fifth facade and winds down to create a string of linear garden terraces that are connected by a stair at the western edge serving as a secondary means of fire egress and a linear park."
It will be BIG's first UK project outside of London Credit: Bjarke Ingels Group
There will be views of the rooftop park from within the building Credit: Bjarke Ingels Group
It will cover an area of 10,000sq m (108,000sq ft) Credit: Bjarke Ingels Group
The building will be located close to the Sage and the Gateshead Millennium Credit: Bjarke Ingels Group
The rooftop will comprise a string of linear garden terraces Credit: Bjarke Ingels Group
It will have a total of 12 storeys Credit: Bjarke Ingels Group
The structure will curve back on itself like a ribbon as it rises Credit: Bjarke Ingels Group
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