15 Feb '17, 10am

Can a post-industrial site become a sustainable community generating energy?

Designer <a href="http://inhabitat.com/tag/vincent-callebaut" target="_blank">Vincent Callebaut</a> presents an amazing green facelift to the century-old warehouses at Belgium’s former industrial site Tour & Taxis in his latest designs for a <a href="http://inhabitat.com/tag/mixed-use-development" target="_blank">mixed-use</a> eco-neighborhood. His masterplan transforms the 40-hectare post-industrial site into a sustainable community draped in greenery that generates more energy than its residents need. His futuristic design is part of a greater vision to help European cities transition their built environments towards a post-carbon future.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/vincent-callebaut-envisions-belgiums...

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