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Buiksloterham - Eco-City Case in Netherlands 
21 Mar, 2019

Buiksloterham is an ecological city in Amsterdam with areas of mixed functions or mixed usages. For example, a futuristic residential cluster is with an area of 100 hectares, and 1 million square meters of floor space, FSI = 1. It has 2700 inhabitant residences + 2000 private residences (collectives). In half of the residential houses, residents will be of large families, that is to say, families live together for a number of generations. In the Netherlands, this is called concentrated property development. While in the other half, their developments are led by the municipal government, mainly for some welfare housing or self-purchased housing. But development of the first type is mainly led by private owners.

Eva Lanxmeer

This is a small city with 244 households in the suburb. As you can see from the picture below, this small town is very green with very high green coverage ratio. People here hope to develop the area into an eco-city, and has made a good attempt. The public is very enthusiastic about developing eco-city. Local people implemented specific measures. The project has received great support from the local government.

The collection and use of rainwater made water reuse more efficient. All water resources are collected into a basin and processed through the sewage treatment system. In addition, the power generation system is also locally owned. So it can be said that this area is basically the best case for ecological protection.

Sources: https://mp.weixin.qq.com/s__biz=MjM5Nzc3MjYwMQ==&mid=2650642896&idx=2&sn=2891fe801bf84145368dff12f5361d54&chksm=beddd58689aa5c90d4ab52239eb810da773766780027bf67479678ebbb7b34b0a3214ccc5a08

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