Today’s Solutions: May 22, 2024

This Dutch wind farm will also

This Dutch wind farm will also restore oyster populations

Apart from playing a key role in our clean energy transition, offshore wind farms may also play an essential part in restoring the European flat oyster beds in the North Sea. At least that’s what Dutch maritime contracting company Van Oord plans to do by installing eight reef structures within Read More...

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This tiny electric car designed by students is made from recycled waste

Making a truly sustainable vehicle sounds like a nearly impossible endeavor, but a team of Dutch students recently gave it a shot, with the result being a rather impressive sporty-looking electric car made almost entirely out of waste. Developed by a team of students from the Eindhoven University Read More...

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Dutch city is preparing for climate change by replacing roads with trees

When it comes to sustainable urban development, there are a few things cities around the world can learn from the Netherlands. Take, for example, the Dutch city of Arnhem, which has recently undertaken the ambitious endeavor of greening up the city by replacing roads that are rarely used by its Read More...

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Bicycle garage in the Hague offers cyclists a museum-like experience

Alongside its renowned cycling culture, another thing that makes the Netherlands stand out in the international arena is its groundbreaking approach to architectural design. A recently completed development project in the Hague has brilliantly combined the two Dutch attributes in the form of a Read More...

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In this Dutch neighborhood, there's 1 vehicle for every 3 households

The Netherlands is well-known for being the ultimate biking country, and, today, pedestrianized city centers are also the norm in many of the country’s urban areas. Still, in the country’s major cities, vehicles still tend to dictate the design of most public spaces. In an effort to change Read More...

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The Netherlands could use its woodlands to solve its housing crisis

The Netherlands is struggling to keep pace with its need for new homes and the materials needed for them. To solve this issue, the country believes it has found an answer in its own woodlands.  According to renowned architect Marco Vermeulen, the Netherlands could build a million new homes from Read More...

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Here’s how the Netherlands became the first country without street dogs

Homelessness is a huge problem for canines all over the world, with many countries simply unequipped to handle the sheer number of dogs roaming the streets. But amazingly, one country has been able to keep dogs off the streets. That country is the Netherlands. Thanks to strategic government Read More...