Langs het Johan van HasseltKanaal in Amsterdam komt een woontoren. Bureau SMARTLAND richt zich daarbij op de duurzame, groene en hemelwater-vertragende aspecten van dit gebouw.Dit doen ze in opdracht van de Bouwgroep CPO Samenwerkers BSH20A. Het gebouw heeft een torenvolume van 45 meter hoog. Het project bevindt zich in de oude noordelijke IJ-havens, voorheen de… Lees meer Woontorens in Amsterdam met groene gevels in seizoenen
Inspired by the German Passivhaus approach and technical methods developed by physicist Wolfgang Feist, Bere Architects’ own director Justin Bere started building his own home back in 2002. “The Muse” is a Energy Efficient Solar-powered home located in Newington Green in North London. The home is topped with 4 roof-gardens,40 trees and two meadows. If… Lees meer Four Roof-gardens and Forty Birch-trees ; The Muse in London.
Logrono’s ( Spain ) Railway Station needed to be upgraded for new High-speed Rail. So plans were made for the whole site, five new residential towers are build, the renovated railway-station and a new public park. The railway-station is topped with grasses and other vegetation and serves as public park. Four towers pop up from… Lees meer Public Park on top of Logrono Railway Station
Texas architect Jim Poteet helped Stacey Hill, who lives in a San Antonio artists’ community, wrangle an empty steel shipping container into a playhouse, a garden retreat and a guesthouse for visiting artists. The container measures a narrow and long 8 by 40 feet; Hill asked that a portion of the square footage be… Lees meer Going Small in Texas.
The Ecotelhado Hotel in Bogota,Colombia made this wonderful rooftop-garden .A recent renovation of the 50-year old building was completed with this garden wich helps cooling the building and rainwater-harvesting. The garden was made of 1,6 ton waste from the Shoe-industry and it’s capable of retaining 11.5 cubic meters of rainwater./source
Having a garden in Amsterdam is a great gift and most of the time these Amsterdam City-gardens are quite small. Having a garden-shed can be a problem,living so close to each other a shed can be real obstacle for your neighbors . Often their view can be spoilt by bricks and for this (Amsterdam)problem Designers… Lees meer The (Amsterdam)Watergraafsmeer Garden-studio by CC-Studio.
Dom Aquitectura made this green master plan for the Chinese city of Huizhou. Vertical gardens create a better environment and fresh air. The use of vertical gardens is really optimized in this plan and so are the plans for the big parks . The park creates a natural flow of pedestrians and clean air.… Lees meer Green Master Plan for Huizhou,China.
This grey rectangular home is situated in Estoril,Portugal, the home is over 700 m2 in volume . Vertical gardens are used in the several courtyards in this great home. The design is from FVArquitectos.