Projects

For over 20 years our work has contributed to groundbreaking advancements in sustainability for buildings and cities, industry and agriculture, business strategy, policy, and tools to develop innovative management and process design.

As a social enterprise, we invest all profits in funding the development of projects that showcase innovations that continue to redefine the future of sustainable development. Such self-funded projects include Polydome, UCo, and the self-sufficient Orchid City framework.

On this page, you'll find project highlights and an archive of detailed documentation going back to our founding in 1999.

Highlights

Recent Projects

Project Archive

TIMELINE
1999 2010 2022
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Using the Orchid City framework to improve systemic sustainability

May 2022

Middelburg Sint Laurens Sustainable Masterplan

The Netherlands is facing challenges in expanding its housing stock in a future-proof manner - strategically, qualitatively, and sustainabl…

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Building a long term future for Vietnam, in partnership

Feb 2022

ViCo Center for Sustainability Vietnam

ViCo is Vietnam's first national center for sustainability in Ho Chi Minh City. In a time of great demand for sustainable solutions in Sout…

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Europe’s most ambitious and sustainable industrial agro-park

Dec 2021

Estonian Industrial Symbiosis Agro-Park (EISAP)

EISAP promises to be home to Europe's most innovative, circular, and sustainable agro-park. The concept centers around a 1500 ha regenerati…

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The world's first blueprint for a fully self-sustainable city

Jul 2021

Orchid City

Orchid City is the world's first future-proof and fully self-sustainable city, using proven practices to build communities for up to 50,000…

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Keep the Arctic in the Arctics

Mar 2021

Refreeze

This Refreeze project aims to reduce temperatures, retain and encourage ice growth in the Arctic. It will bring together a consortium of ex…

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Reimagining the Use of a monumental prison complex

Mar 2021

Loup: the Square of Spaces

The Loup project addresses the redevelopment of the Wolvenplein Penitentiary, a former prison complex built in the mid-1800s beside one of …

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City masterplan design integrating water to revitalize industrial site

Feb 2021

Hangang Green Jade Masterplan

The Hangang Green Jade masterplan transforms a polluted industrial area into a lush, green, and vibrant urban space. By combining nature, t…

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A transformation in the center of Roosendaal

Feb 2021

Climate-Adaptive Urban Garden

"Van Hasselt's Urban Garden" is a transformation of an inner-city parking lot into a climate-adaptive and biodiverse urban garden. Designe…

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A vision, strategy & roadmap to fully circular and energy-neutral operations

Dec 2020

Heineken: 100% Circular

Sustainability, health, and happiness are increasingly demanded by consumers, particularly by the younger generations, and Heineken is at t…