Gallery: World Wildlife Fund Builds Carbon Neutral Headquarters


The World Wildlife Fund has been making huge waves in the environmental movement since it was established five decades ago, and is now taking its mission yet another step further by applying it to architecture. RAU Architecture‘s organically shaped design was selected from a variety of candidates as the new look for the WWF Netherlands headquarters based on the fact that the RAU proposed using the existing building as the crux of the new one instead of demolishing it. Completed in 2006, the building has remarkable sustainable innovations that allow it to be entirely self-sufficient, carbon neutral, and a wonderful work environment for employees. What we love even more is that RAU’s design does not sacrifice architectural style in order to achieve its environmental goals.

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  2. Stefanie S June 8, 2009 at 4:18 pm

    Very interesting…

  3. asandanny June 6, 2009 at 11:27 am

    Wow, very interesting indeed.


  4. Derrick P June 5, 2009 at 3:24 pm

    What an awesome building. I hope that the trend of building eco-consciously continues. This is a great example of architecture that is both eco-friendly and beautiful.


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