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* Architecture: Inspiration Centre in Grevelingen by Paul de Ruiter Architects

Posted by the editors on Thursday, 3 May 2012

Architecture: Inspiration Centre in Grevelingen by Paul de Ruiter Architects: “..within a coastal nature reserve near the north sea, this project will introduce a recreational element to the landscape..a central tower is elevated above two low-profile volumes, creating a place for wind to circulate and introduce daylight into the heart of the building. lifted above the earth or cut into the land, the structure serves as a benchmark for the uneven and changing ground levels resulting from tidal processes. taking a visual aesthetic from the surrounding context, the facades are surfaced with reeds and green roofs..”  Sustainable, green, interesting volumes and relation to context, social..

image: courtesy of paul de ruiter architects; article: Designboom

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