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Amsterdam is transforming a prison into a green energy-generating neighborhood

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Sep 14, 2017 01:04 AM
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by (Lucy Wang) last modified Sep 13, 2017

A brighter, solar-powered future is coming to Bijlmerbajes, a former prison complex in Amsterdam. The Dutch government tapped OMA to design a masterplan of the 7.5-hectare site, as well as a significant portion of the 135,000-square-meter mixed-use development. Designed in collaboration with FABRICations architects and LOLA Landscape, the new masterplan will transform the prison complex’s iconic six towers into Bajes Kwartier, an energy-neutral development powered by renewable energy and built...





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