Architecture and the Sea, the Situation in the Netherlands
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This article summarizes the geographical location of the Netherlands and the continued struggle to avoid flood yet managed to build excellent buildings. It outlined the strategic principle of having sustainable architecture by using the 3Ps: people, planet, and profit. Then, energy, material, and water were discussed in several projects described in this chapter.
KeywordsSea level The Zuyderzee Works The Delta Works Outdoor conditions
Deerns consulting engineers, Overdevest Adviseurs, I. van Reek en Zn Bouw, Aannemingsbedrijf Oostvoorne, and Vroegh and Hobbel BV, all contributed to this article by providing information about their projects.
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