Nemetschek Structural User Contest 2013

81 X Nemetschek Structural User Contest 2013 - Category 1: Buildings Category 1: Buildings 1 Short description │Community Service Building Vosseslag This building is part of the redesign of the ‘Kennedyplein’ and is located in the south of the square. The strong lines and shapes are designed to attract attention from every direction, like a beacon in the sea. Every side of the building has to link up with the surrounding infrastructure. The building is designed to play a significant role in the feeling of safety and social control on this renewed site. The functional use of the building has to enhance the social revival of the square and its environment. Plantec nv Contact Carl Pertz Address Nieuwpoortsesteenweg 399 8400 Oostende, Belgium Phone +32 59 561010 Email [email protected] Website Engineering Office Plantec nv was founded in 1986 and is specialised in the design of infrastructure, architecture, urban design, topography and structural engineering. The firm currently operates from Ostend with approximately 28 employees and works throughout West and East Flanders. Our vision and working method: Everything around us has a determinant influence on the quality of life. Our creativity has its source in the comprehension of the environment. With a multifunctional team of designers and engineers, we try to enhance the quality of life itself. An ISO9001 Quality Management System is in operation in our office and is externally audited by BQA. Project information Owner Gemeente De Haan Architect Ontwerpbureau Plantec nv General Contractor Detrac Engineering Office Ontwerpbureau Plantec nv Location De Haan, Belgium Construction Period 04/2013 to 12/2013