The First Grass on the New Beach

grass on the new dune on maasvlakte 2

As part of the mas­sive exten­sion of the Port of Rot­ter­dam a huge arti­fi­cial beach was con­structed to make the heav­ily indus­tri­al­ized area of Maasvlakte 2 also attrac­tive for leisure. Lis­ten to the wind blow­ing from inside the grass on the youngest dune of Hol­land. But wait, some­thing is wrong with the sup­pos­edly fresh grass, isn’t it?