Planet proof start of the year

8 trees, harvested during yearly maintenance of Dutch forests, have been directly reused as columns for Green Transformable Building Lab (GTB Lab). This resulted in a saving of 16,3 tons of CO2.

GTB Lab Realisation


Architect Elma Durmisevic, 4D Architects Amsterdam

Structural Engineer Jaap van Heijster, Adviesbureau Brekelmans

Installation adviser Jaap Wiedenhoff, ABT bv

Construction management support Jo Mans


Many thanks Charles Claessens, Peter Bertholet, Mathea Severeijns, Claudia Reiner, Jan Brouwer, Ron Jacobs, Wim Sturris, Marcel Ribberink, Kasper Broek


IBA Parkstad, Stadsregio Parkstad Limburg, Provincie Limburg, Gemeente Heerlen, 4D Architects Amsterdam, Jongen Bouwpartners, Adviesbureau Brekelmans, ABT bv, JM, De Groot Vroomshoop Groep, Rodeca GmbH systems, Jansen AG NL/BE , Ministerie van Binnenlandse Zaken en Koninkrijksrelaties, Staatsbosbeheer, AMMANU - LED Intelligence, Pilkington.