The Edge, the greenest building in the world

Osoite: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Hankeosapuolet: OVG Real Estate, PLP Architecture
Valmistumisvuosi: 2015

The Edge is not only one of the smartest buildings in the world, but also the ­greenest one, according to British rating agency BREEAM, which gave it the highest ­sustainability score ever awarded: 98.4 percent.

Photo: Ronald Tilleman

Kestävän kehityksen ratkaisut:
Resource efficiency: the solar panels create more electricity than the building uses. The ​Edge uses ​7​0 percent less electricity than ​the typical office building. Sustainability score: 98.4 percent.
Also there have been established a continuous path of vegetation that supports beneficial insects throughout the city. Birdhouses and bat boxes are tucked discreetly into the landscaping.
The Edge is probably the most intelligent building in the world, but also the ­greenest building in the world.