AD Round Up: Green Roof Part III

AD Round Up: Green Roof Part III

From Poland, Spain, China, Austria and France. Here’s our third selection of previously featured green roof projects. Check them all after the break.

OUTrial House / KWK PROMES A green clearing surrounded by forest was the only context for the proposed small house. Hence the idea to “carve out” a piece of the grass-covered site, move it up and treat it as the roofing to arrange all the required functions underneath. When the whole was ready, the client came up with another request, to create some space for a small recording studio and a conservatory (read more…)

Los Silos Youth Centre / Lavin Arquitectos The concrete plane like a tectonic plate, folds the land and incorporates, by way of an embracing gesture, a recreation of fragments of nature, the landscape and vegetation which spirals in a single centripetal movement to absorb the visual and spatial flows of its surroundings (read more…)

CR Land Guanganmen Green Technology Showroom / Vector Architects The project is a “temporary” Green Technology Showroom of 3-year use for one of CR Land’s (华润置地) residential projects in Beijing. The idea is to develop the concept of “Temporary” from a meaningful perspective, to design a piece of floating “installation” in the garden, which could be built, demolished, and recycled through an easy and straightforward way with the least impact to the planned site (read more…)

Gleichenberg Thermal Bath / JSA The project is situated in a protected park and consist of a treatment area with about 50 different rooms for medical treatments, a four star hotel with several different restaurants and cafes, and a public thermal bath for the patients and other guests (read more…)

Bondy School / Atelier Phileas The project is developed on the basis of a programme consisting of 15 classes, a canteen and a leisure centre, with a special feature: two spaces (multi-purpose hall and computer room) are open to the public outside school time. In view of the environmental approach, in particular prevailing winds and an attempt to make use of free solar power (read more…)

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Cite: Sebastian Jordana. "AD Round Up: Green Roof Part III" 11 Mar 2010. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

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