Rooftop Greenhouse Agrotopia wins the World Architecture Festival (WAF) Award 2022

During the 15th edition of the World Architecture Festival (WAF) in Lisbon, Rooftop Greenhouse Agrotopia won the WAF Award in the category Completed Buildings for Production energy & recycling after competing against eight other impressive finalists from a total of 252 entries from all over the globe. 

Agrotopia was also highly commended for the Best use of Natural light Prize, shortlisted for the Futureglass prize, and ended runner-up for World Building of the Year 2022.

“We are absolutely honored to receive this award. It is a recognition of our design for Europe’s largest Rooftop greenhouse. The innovative building is an example for future food production in the city, intensive use of space and circular energy and water use with sustainable greenhouse horticulture.” Jago van Bergen | director at van Bergen Kolpa Architects

Since its opening in 2021, Agrotopia was also shortlisted for the Dezeen Awards 2022 and the ARC22 awards, published worldwide in numerous leading architecture magazines, online architecture platforms, and the Flemish Architecture yearbook 2022.

Agrotopia was designed by van Bergen Kolpa Architects and Meta Architectuurbureau and commissioned by Inagro and REO veiling. The design team consisted furthermore of Wageningen University & Research business unit Greenhouse Horticulture, Tractebel Engineering, and Smiemans Greenhouse projects.

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