Architecture and the sea, the situation in the Netherlands

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This article summarizes the geographical location of the Netherlands and the continued struggle to avoid flood yet managed to build excellent buildings. It outlined the strategic principle of having sustainable architecture by using the 3Ps: people, planet, and profit. Then, energy, material, and water were discussed in several projects described in this chapter.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSeaside Building Design: Principles and practice
Subtitle of host publicationBuildings in Maritime Zones
EditorsAli Sayigh
Place of PublicationCham
Number of pages21
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-319-67949-5
ISBN (Print)978-3-319-67948
Publication statusPublished - 2018


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