Each culture has the living room, the center of the house. Usually there is a couch to relax, the space where guests are welcomed.

view Robert-Scottbuurt

In the Robert-Scottbuurt, a greenhouse will be the living room. The greenhouse will be a catalyst between people, cultures, and know-how. It will be a space where the cold Netherlands meet the warm Mediterranean.

maquette greenhouse
maquette detail greenhouse

Anyone, big or small will provide something. The people, for example, bring books to create a library or they bring their old furniture for the living room. The pattern of the large carpet in the middle is a creation of plants by the people who live in the neighborhood. The harvest is the gift for the neighborhood.

drawing carpet