11 Aug '17, 9am

Eindhoven unveils plans for a solar-powered city block with living roofs and urban farms

The Dutch city of Eindhoven just selected <a href="http://inhabitat.com/tag/mvrdv/">MVRDV</a> and <a href="http://www.sdkvastgoed.nl/" target="_blank">SDK Vastgoed</a> (VolkerWessels) to create Nieuw Bergen - a super green block of homes and businesses topped with living roofs and solar panels. Located in the inner city area around Deken van Someren Street, the project’s seven buildings will comprise 240 new homes, 1,700 square meters of commercial space, 270 square meters of urban farming, and underground parking. Billed as a contemporary and hyper-modern development, Nieuw Bergen will add 29,000 square meters of new development to <a href="http://inhabitat.com/tag/eindhoven" target="_blank">Eindhoven</a> city center....<br><br><a href='http://inhabitat.com/sustainable-solar-housing-with-urban-farming-to-take-root-in-eindhoven/'>READ ARTICLE</a>

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