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Project Summary

High-density cottage garden structure

The edible Eathouse is a simple response on how to link urban space to green recreation areas and how to supply food with respect to its production – both matters of the socio-cultural quality of life.

The Eathouse is an inexpensive modular system of plastic crates and scaffolding. It creates the potential for growing a greater volume of “urban food” in a particularly confined space.

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Project in the Netherlands receives Acknowledgement prize
“Emblematical, concrete, and encouraging discussions” – Holcim Awards Jury
Project Entry 2011 for Region Europe
Project Details
Appeltern, Netherlands
Marijke Bruinsma
Main Author
Marijke Bruinsma
De Stuurlui Stedenbouw, Netherlands
Marjan van Capelle
Further Author
Marjan van Capelle
Atelier Gras , Netherlands
Acknowledgement prize 2011
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