Brownfield Playground

Ecopolis Plaza is a former industrial site that has become an inventive children's park, located roughly 12 miles from the center of Madrid. Nicole Jewell checks it out.
October 1, 2011, 9am PDT | Tim Halbur
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Ecopolis Plaza is centered around a bright yellow building that is hard to miss, says Newell:

"Ecopolis Plaza is yet another example of creative urban reusability, but its focus on education makes it truly unique. A public nursery school is located at the heart of the plaza, which is designed to bring together community, sustainability, and education in one very brightly colored building."

The building is chock full of sustainable design strategies, which the city hopes will indoctrinate a generation of children into thinking green.

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Published on Friday, September 30, 2011 in Buildipedia
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