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Mara de Pater, Master Student at Wageningen University and Research, posted

The Edge Amsterdam

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The world's most sustainable office building

OVG Real Estate, the Dutch commercial real estate developer andinvestor, has created the world’s most sustainable office building after itsnewest property was awarded the highest score ever recorded by the BuildingResearch Establishment (BRE), the global assessor of sustainable buildings. TheEdge, located in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, achieved a BREEAM new constructioncertification of ‘Outstanding’.

The building is Energy Neutral, collects and uses rainwater, has LEDsthat provide real time data on the efficiency of the building and promotescycling by making it as comfortable as possible to arrive by bike and park it.

Photo: The Edge

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Mara de Pater, Master Student at Wageningen University and Research, posted

Van Eesterenmuseum

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Be surprised by the cultural-historic heritage of Amsterdam

Find out more about the reconstruction architecture and art of Amsterdam

The Van Eesterenmuseum let you meet the cultural-historic heritage of the urban planner Cornelis van Eesteren. His work is one of the highlights of the postwar urban planning and architecture in Amsterdam. In New-West, Buitenveldert and parts of Amsterdam North, the interesting spatial plan is still in place.

The Van Eesterenmuseum is the information point about special urban planning. There is a museum outside, a museum inside, and a nineteen fifties museum house. The museum organizes many different walks, excursions, talks and many other activities.

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The Green Living Lab is buzzing!

The Green Living Lab is in the sixth week of the Green Students Bootcamp Challenges. Students are being challenges to think about health, sustainability and green spaces. Last week The Green Living Lab welcomed the Green Office VU team to lead a debate with with the students on what sustainability means to them. Want to be kept posted? Like the Green Living Lab on Facebook!

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Anna's Tuin en Ruigte

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Anna's Tuin en Ruigte is a place where the community encourages growth of biodiversity and stimulates sharing of knowledge on natural and alternative forms of agriculture. Anna's Tuin en Ruigte is located in a unique piece of polder countryside of 1.5 hectares in Amsterdam Science Park. Anna's ruigte is a place where nature can grow without interference and biodiversity is encouraged. Anna's Tuin will be permaculture integrated into the polder landscape.

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PlantageLab

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Experimenting towards a circulair environment.

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