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.
Almere has been selected as the host of the next Floriade World Horticultural Exhibition, in 2022, on the basis of its sustainable green development proposal.
Designed, in part, by the visionary behind cradle-to-cradle design, the Bosch Siemens Hausgeräte “Inspiration House” offers a showcase for zero-waste building.
One Dutch city in the running to host the 2022 Floriade World Horticultural Expo proposes a sustainable expo site that would become a permanent development.
The Netherlands’ National Pavilion at the Floriade 2012 Expo makes use of sustainably harvested wood and passive solar design — and resembles a giant egg.
Two proposals in the competition to design a global sustainability center for an historic dike in The Netherlands make use of sunken and floating architecture.
A children’s activity center in Rotterdam draws upon the country’s long history with wind power to create a unique playground out of old turbine parts.