A new electric vehicle fast charging network being built out in the Netherlands will be among the world’s largest when it’s done by 2015.
Design firm Roel de Boer has created a lightweight roofing tile that can be retrofitted on existing sloping shingles, making green roofs possible in difficult urban locations.
A Dutch university town has set up a prefab home supermarket for first-time home buyers, with diverse designs from 20 different architecture firms.
To convey “openness and transparency,” the design for the new International Criminal Court includes green walls and a generous use glazing for ventilation and daylighting.
A massive maritime warehouse in Rotterdam is converted into modular classroom space, saving on building costs and reducing the raw materials needed to build new classrooms.
Looking more like a piece of toy furniture that a dwelling, the self-sufficient Isolee house runs on a wood stove and solar power, barely touching the surrounding natural environment.
This Bridge House uses the traditional Dutch “terp” method of embedding a building in a low mound to harness the geothermal properties of the soil and live off the grid.