Rooftop greenhouse Agrotopia wins WAF Award 2022 Completed Buildings, Production energy & recycling

Published on
December 9, 2022

During the 15th edition of 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 Best use of Natural light Prize, shortlisted for the for the Futureglass prize and ended runner up for World Building of the Year 2022.

Picture front view Agrotopia

Van Bergen Kolpa Architecten: “We are absolutely honoured 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.”

Since its opening in 2021 Agrotopia was also shortlisted for the Dezeen Awards 2022, 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 of Wageningen University & Research business unit Greenhouse Horticulture, Tractebel Engineering and Smiemans Greenhouse projects.

Check all winners on the WAF website