We love the way it looks to be build into the hillside, like a massive ‘Hobbit-hole’ hotel.
“Over 60 years of mining destroyed about 29 acres of land in Monterey, California. The barren sand dune is all set to be converted into the greenest resort in the world. Known as Monterey Bay Shores, the resort will carry 5 acres of living roofs and will provide 6.5 acres of natural habitat for endangered species.”
“Nestled beneath an undulating series of rolling green roofs, Kjellgren Kaminsky Architects New Heden project transforms a vacant city block is a self-contained sustainable city interspersed with cycling paths and walkways. Envisioned as a “green lung” for Gothenburg, Sweden, the development will introduce a beautiful expanse of fresh green space”
“The development will house 10,000 people in 5,000 new apartments and will provide commercial zones, sports facilities, and parks, reducing the distance that residents need to travel each day”