BO01 = “Bo” means living in Swedish; 01 was the construction year (2001).
From design to full development, BO01 in Malmö, Sweden is a model of sustainability. The site, originally a landfill and shipyard, had to go through a complete remediation before development could begin. BO01 features on-site renewable energy generation and green building design as well as integrated waste management and transportation systems. The Turning Torso office-apartment complex (completed in 2005) is hard to miss!
Read more about BO01:
CMHC Innovative Building Series (case study written by Sharon Boddy)