Imagining the Lowline exhibit opened in September and gave us a small insight into the possibility of the space, MVRDV won the Floriade 2022 with Almere and OMGEVING showed us the reflective power of water during day and night with their Averbode Abbey Square project.
Imagining the Lowline exhibit opens
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Today, the Nederlandse Tuinbouwraad (NTR) announced the city of Almere, the winner of the 2022 Floriade, the world horticultural expo which takes place once every ten years in the Netherlands and is currently ending in Venlo. The MVRDV plan for Almere is not a temporary expo site but a lasting green Cité Idéale as an extension to the existing city centre. The waterfront site opposite the city centre will be developed as a vibrant new urban neighbourhood and also a giant plant library which will remain beyond the expo. Almere with MVRDV won the competition against Boskoop with OMA/Rem Koolhaas, Groningen with West 8 and Amsterdam Bijlmer with MTD Landscape Architect.
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