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De Groene stad (the Green city), Floriade 2002

Designed by DP6 architecture studio, De Groene stad (the Green city), Floriade 2002 is an urban development plan that includes the construction of exhibition-buildings for a wide variety of landscapes.

By: DP6 architecture studio

Architecture-Page | De Groene stad (the Green city), Floriade 2002 by DP6 architecture studio
Exhibition-building 1 for the Green City.

Project details

  • Project Name: De Groene stad (the Green city), Floriade 2002
  • Client: Woningbedrijf Amsterdam, Amsterdam
  • Project Type: Temporary
  • Design Team: Robert Alewijnse, Chris de Weijer, Frederique van Andel, Andreas Leupold
  • Location of site: Hoofddorp

Architecture-Page | De Groene stad (the Green city), Floriade 2002 by DP6 architecture studio
Exhibition-building 2 for the Green City.

The Green City is an urban development plan that includes the construction of exhibition-buildings for a wide variety of landscapes: man-made, pasture, forest, and water.

Architecture-Page | De Groene stad (the Green city), Floriade 2002 by DP6 architecture studio
Detail of Exhibition-building 2.

Each building is designed to suit the specific character of each landscape. And through the use of various applications such as roof and hanging gardens, patios and porches, the layered city demonstrates how green spaces can be integrated into our urban environment.

Credits

  • Text, Courtesy of DP6 architecture studio
  • Photographs by Christiaan Richters, Courtesy of DP6 architecture studio

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