The Erasmus MC was proclaimed "Dakheld" of 2017 last June. But on 28 November, a major step will be taken towards the most unique roof gardens in the Netherlands. No less than 38 fruit trees are hoisted to the eighth floor of the new building with a crane and placed at their destination. In the new building of the Erasmus MC, much attention is paid to the so-called healing environment. The roof gardens, a design by Juurlink + Geluk landscape architects, are part of this environment. Scientific research has shown that a green environment or a view of nature has a positive effect on the recovery of patients. The roof gardens will soon be the largest of the Netherlands at this altitude with an area of %u200B%u200Balmost 3000 m2. The gardens offer not only a beautiful view of a green environment, but also a breathtaking view of the city of Rotterdam. On the trees grow apples and pears from the summer of 2018. Various types of shrubs and loose plants are planted in the borders of the gardens. watch film and interview

Erasmus MC hoist trees up for the roofgarden

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The Erasmus MC was proclaimed "Dakheld" of 2017 last June. But on 28 November, a major step will be taken towards the most unique roof gardens in the Netherlands. No less than 38 fruit trees are hoisted to the eighth floor of the new building with a crane and placed at their destination.

In the new building of the Erasmus MC, much attention is paid to the so-called healing environment. The roof gardens, a design by Juurlink + Geluk landscape architects, are part of this environment. Scientific research has shown that a green environment or a view of nature has a positive effect on the recovery of patients.

The roof gardens will soon be the largest of the Netherlands at this altitude with an area of %u200B%u200Balmost 3000 m2. The gardens offer not only a beautiful view of a green environment, but also a breathtaking view of the city of Rotterdam. On the trees grow apples and pears from the summer of 2018. Various types of shrubs and loose plants are planted in the borders of the gardens.

watch film and interview