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Green Footprints Park

Sustainable Landscape Content

The landscape around Green Solution House features local materials, manages on-site storm water and demonstrates sustainable landscape solutions. Water is the main organising factor. Turning the challenge of a high water table from a problem into an opportunity was the motive for moving 20.000 m³ of soil. This topographical change defines rainwater reservoirs that become seasonal ponds and thriving habitats for local wildlife – not to mention opportunities for human delight. By using local biotopes the site is kept low maintenance and the planting is left to grow wild, helping to increase biodiversity.

Who’s behind it:
SLA

See also: 
Water and Soil Balance, Symbiosis, Bitumen Free Landscape, Local Biotopes, Better Parking, Water Cycle, Food Cycle, Natural Paving

 

 

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