Sustainable built environment

The built environment has a broad spectrum of impacts on our cities. It has the largest single share in global resource use and pollution emission. Achieving a sustainable built environment involves designing, building and operating structures that meet and exceed our expectations. Explore the wide range of possible ways of implementing sustainability in the built environment

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Image: AquaReUse – Greenhouse Circular Water Chain

AquaReUse – Greenhouse Circular Water Chain

AquaReUse is a purification concept where waste water from greenhouses is purified in order to reuse this water for irrigation. In fact, a greenhouse circular... read more »

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Logistical gain by using the limited city space efficiently

Starting February 2016, Technolution will install several digital traffic signs near existing loading/unloading bays in the city centers of Amsterdam, Rotterdam... read more »

Image: 3D Printing in the Circular City

3D Printing in the Circular City

This project introduces large-scale 3D printing for the recycling of plastic waste. A multidisciplinary consortium, consisting of TU Delft, House of DUS... read more »

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IoT Living Lab

The IoT Living Lab provides public networks, open infrastructure, and data for developers to accelerate emerging IoT innovations for Smart City solutions.... read more »

Image: Urban Pulse – Understanding Urban Flow Patterns

Urban Pulse – Understanding Urban Flow Patterns

Urban Pulse generates the knowledge required to build sustainability strategies for energy, water, food, and natural resources in the city. This is done... read more »

Image: Rain(a)Way – An Urban Rainwater Solution

Rain(a)Way – An Urban Rainwater Solution

Rain(a)Way is an innovative urban rainwater solution focussing on problems with rainwater, both flooding, and drought, caused by climate change on the one... read more »

Image: GRO (Green Recycled Organics) – Closed circle mushroom farming

GRO (Green Recycled Organics) – Closed circle mushroom farming

In cooperation with a restaurant chain company and a fresh produce wholesale company, GRO has created a cradle to cradle concept for mushroom farming. They... read more »

Image: WASTED – A Laboratory for Plastic Waste Upcycling

WASTED – A Laboratory for Plastic Waste Upcycling

WASTED gives new value to plastic waste by enhancing plastic waste upcycling. This is done by turning a common challenge into grand possibility by working... read more »

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2Wielkoeriers – Couriers by bicycle

The advantages of the bicycle courier are ample; lucrative, environment friendly and fast. No exhaust gasses and no traffic jams. Bicycle couriers contribute... read more »

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Floating Park

Recycled park is the proposal to retrieve plastic waste from the river the Nieuwe Maas just before it reaches the North Sea. The plastics are recycled to... read more »

Image: Plant Lab – Closed Growing Environment for Crops

Plant Lab – Closed Growing Environment for Crops

PlantLab is on a mission to change the way the world is fed. Through their revolutionary technology, they can grow fruits and vegetables on a fraction of... read more »

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Closing the Chain of Mineral Building Materials

One of the ambitions of the Amsterdam Metropolitan Region is aimed at improving its security of supply by significantly reducing import of raw materials.... read more »

Image: Pedestrian app helps the elderly cross the road safely

Pedestrian app helps the elderly cross the road safely

The municipality of Tilburg started a trial with the CrossWalk pedestrian app in May. This app, which was developed in cooperation with technology partner... read more »

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Amsterdam ArenA Innovation Center

INNOVATION CENTER With its ambition to be the world’ s leading nucleus for innovative smart city and smart stadium solutions, the Amsterdam ArenA Innovation... read more »

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