Environmental Center Assen

live • learn • relax • work • heal • reflect


At the border of an English landscape park in the city of Assen, an environmental education centre has be developed for the municipality. The program includes offices, exhibition spaces, a restaurant and facilities for the neighbouring children’s farm.
The ecological approach is visualized in the integration of the surrounding landscape and the building, mimimising it’s footprint. The setup is like a termite hill providing natural ventilation just by set up with ground pipes and a solar tower.

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