Gallery: Mecanoo Architecten Completes Green-Roofed Amsterdam Universit...

Almost exactly a year ago, we reported that Mecanoo Architecten had topped out their green-roofed Amsterdam University College - and today we have news and pictures of the completed building! The new liberal arts and sciences college is a joint venture between the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and the VU University Amsterdam (VU) and it boasts a multi-peaked roof covered in a lush sedum blanket. Beyond the striking facade and roof, the education building makes use of daylighting, energy efficient design, thermal energy storage and concrete core activation.

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