Almere

NT 017 - GREEN HOUSE

Johan Selbing (SE 1974), Machiel de Weers (NL 1974)



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Text by Matthew Turner: Three groupings of dwellings inspired by green houses are placed in the landscape, next to, and surround by, a naturalistic central lake. The groupings are intended to have the advantages of a suburb, but leave as much of the surroundings untouched as possible, and are arranged so that the ground plane is pours to water. The forest is in clumps. The buildings sit on concrete platforms, and are greenhouses, within which a series of enclosed pods are placed.

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