Architecture

Green roof of the new museum in Amsterdam

The unusual museum in Holland has attracted us to itsbeauty, organic and original. Its shape and greenery of the roof give uniqueness to the renovated museum. The Biesbosch Museum near Amsterdam, during an eight-month reconstruction in the hands of an experienced team of the studio, Marco Vermeulen acquired a new look and a green roof. And this move made the museum mandatory. Located in the beautiful nationalreserve of the country, full of greenery and fresh air, this museum is the embodiment of unity with nature. The architects decided to leave the skeletons of the old building, while they changed the roof covering to the so-called "green roof" - a new type of roofing. Grass roofs are not a new technology, green roofs for their ecological compatibility, durability, and energy-saving qualities have been practiced in Scandinavia for hundreds of years. It turned out a kind of hills, and from the opposite side from the entrance one can not say that this man-made structure. And the lake near the museum completes the resemblance to the natural landscapes so often found here. A new complex, in addition to the museum itself and exhibitionIt includes a library, a theater and a restaurant. Leaders expect that such a cardinal update will attract tourists and nature lovers. The renovated museum will be open all year round.

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