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Abandoned Silo Climbing Gym in Amsterdam

Silos are huge pieces of infrastructure that would be a shame to tear down when no longer needed, so when two abandoned silos came up for grabs, Amsterdam hoped to transform them into something amazing for everyone. NL Architects proposed an adaptive reuse project that would transform the silos into an incredible climbing gym. If ever completed, the project would allow climbers to scale both the interior and exterior of the silos and rappel down - all in the name of fun.

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  1. Amaraaa April 18, 2012 at 1:34 pm

    I am actually studying architecture in Korea right now and almost all of my profs said Cheonggyecheon stream project is not successful (critical).
    They had to restore and renovate the ruin of historical building and bridges, Unfortunately lack of construction time (presidential election Lee Myung-bak)its all gone.

  2. gavinhudson September 30, 2011 at 7:41 pm

    Thanks for covering the Cheonggyecheon and the topic in general. Cheonggyecheon stream is one of my favorite sections of Seoul. It’s so nice to get some respite from the hustle of the city along this beautiful stream.

  3. kenji July 21, 2011 at 3:14 pm

    Gasworks park in Seattle, WA is pretty nifty also.

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