Façade with branch motif

From 4 to 8 February, the Bouwbeurs 2019 took place in the Jaarbeurs in Utrecht. Part of the event was the so-called Projects Expo, in which three striking or innovative projects were highlighted: a renovation project, a new construction project and an infrastructure project. As far as the latter is concerned, the choice had fallen on Zoetermeer-Lansingerland Station, where the use of materials in an image-defining façade in particular stood out.

Lansingerland-Zoetermeer is a railway station in The ­ Hague. It is located on the border of Bleiswijk and Zoetermeer and is also known as BleiZo station.

It is a special station and that is mainly due to the design. Various elements of the project were on display at the Projects Expo, such as a concrete mock-up and part of the formwork for the characteristic branch motif on the platform covers and the parapet of the bridge (see video).

Zoetermeer-Lansingerland station is a design by Team V and Arcadis: Concrete Valley, for example, will show how the openwork concrete panels were conceived and made.

Clients were the Rotterdam-The Hague Metropolitan Region and the Bleizo Joint Regulation. Contracting company Vobi acted as main contractor.

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