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
22,500 mē GFA new building
client:Rijksgebouwendienst Dir. Programma's en Projecten
consulting services:Structural and geotechnical consultancy