Netherlands Use Nearby Waterways To Cool Buildings

Netherlands Use Nearby Waterways To Cool Buildings

The new Volkerak Rijkswaterstaat Building uses water surrounding the site to regulate indoor temperature.

Leah Gonzalez
  • 2 july 2013

Designed by architectural firm DP6, the new Control Building Volkerak Locks has a ground floor roof covered in grass, a structural design that allows for plenty of airflow, and a heat pump system that helps regulate the indoor temperature.

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