A new college science building in the Netherlands employs sustainable techniques, such as a green roof, natural daylight and thermal massing, to help foster a sense of community.
To prepare for expected flooding of the countryside due to global warming, Dutch architects are designing a “climate-proof” prototype city that can rise along with the average sea level.
In two separate projects, former Dutch military strongholds have been transformed via adaptive reuse into green spaces where people can relax and enjoy picnics.
The Netherlands Institute of Ecology is a serious lab in a seriously green building, built around cradle-to-cradle design and smart, tailored strategies.
The Autarkhome floating home currently docked in the Netherlands — powered by solar, and designed to Passive House standards — will now be mass-produced.
A former police station now serves as a safe house for victims of human trafficking, and is the Netherlands’ first large-scale Passive House retrofit.
Book Mountain is a timber-and-glass pyramid structure in a suburb of Rotterdam that houses almost 10,000 sq. feet of bookshelves, culminating in an airy cafe.