Gallery: AreaFiftyOne Skate Park In Eindhoven’s Old Phillips Factory is...

Photo © Ana Lisa Alperovich for Inhabitat
When Philips moved its headquarters from Eindhoven to Amsterdam a couple of years ago, a number of empty factory buildings were left in its trail. But now these dead spaces are undergoing a transformation, being revitalized into lively hubs where the community can gather and play. One example of this revitalization comes in the form of AreaFiftyOne, a cool indoor/outdoor skate park constructed almost entirely from local wood. With a total floor area 10,000 square feet, this grand skate park is one of the largest of its kind in all of Europe!

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