RWS Westraven

Utrecht

RWS Westraven - Utrecht
RWS Westraven - Utrecht

Office building, national meeting centre for Rijkswaterstaat (Directorate-General for Public Works and Water Management), Future Centre (exhibition and knowledge sharing). New-build, four storeys + plant rooms, renovation 23 storeys + plant.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The design of the new building will be characterised by a regular coupling of five triangular volumes (the fingers) on the canal side linked by a transparent frontal extension (conservatory). The main load-bearing structure is of steel, making use of integrated prefab slabs.

scope:

27,000 mē GFA renovation
23,000 mē GFA new building

client:

Rijksgebouwendienst Dir. Programma's en Projecten

architect:

Cepezed

consulting services:

Structural and geotechnical consultancy
Interior
Interior