We had a vision. In 2050, the Woluwe valley will be a model of the water-conscious and liveable city. Floods are no longer causing damage, heat island effects are reduced and farmers are always prepared for dry summers. Rainwater is captured as much as possible, not a single drop is lost. Nature flourishes in the valleys of the Woluwe river and its tributaries, while industrial estates and office parks fulfill a role as water batteries. Residential districts are organized as small scale water boards, collectively storing, buffering and infiltrating the water...
design research on the qualitative transformation of the 20th century belt in and around Brussels
Brussels Bouwmeester Maitre Architecte, Team Vlaams Bouwmeester, Departement Omgeving, Perspective Brussels
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