Henning Larsen’s eco-based School Design
Designed with an eye on sustainability and eco-innovations, this rural school extension in Denmark is a striking model for a carbon-neutral future. Planned by Copenhagen-based architecture firm Henning Larsen, the project’s aim was an architecture that captures more carbon than it emits. Occupying 250 sqm (2700 sq ft), the structure is made almost entirely of wood and straw and proudly marks the studio’s most ambitious project to date. The scheme is designed to accommodate science classes ‘for a generation that will come of age with the weight of the climate crisis’.
‘We know that we cannot wait for policymakers to push the green agenda, we must face the weight of our design decisions headfirst, altering our practices, bettering ourselves, and pushing our industry. Thinking critically about the production line in its entirety, we have shown that quality and function are not compromised by