Gallery: Over A Thousand Terraced Green Roofs Grace JDS’s Olympic Port ...

One of the most remarkable submissions to Rio de Janeiro's Olympic Port competition, this terraced proposal by JDS Architects and NE Arquitetura caught our attention with its amazing array of nearly one thousand green roofs. Seeking to redefine how neighborhoods
 
One of the most remarkable submissions to Rio de Janeiro's Olympic Port competition, this terraced proposal by JDS Architects and NE Arquitetura caught our attention with its amazing array of nearly one thousand green roofs. Seeking to redefine how neighborhoods are conceived and taking inspiration from natural terraced cliffs, JDS and NE Arquitetura developed a cluster of residential towers surrounded by public parks and outfitted with thousands of green roofs. Surrounded and immersed in lush green spaces, their proposal is a stunning hybrid of the urban and natural world.

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  1. bonnie July 30, 2011 at 2:56 pm

    What a breathtaking way to incorporate nature into urban settings. Not only will the proposal provide reduced energy needs through the implementation of green roofs, but the dwellings will also receive the restorative benefits of natural settings in a city environment.

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