The 1st pictures have emerged of UNStudio’s new station for Arnhem, the Netherlands, which lastly opens to the public tomorrow soon after 20 years of growth (+ movie).
Amsterdam-based UNStudio has invested practically two decades working on the transformation of the city’s transport interchange and the surrounding region, in collaboration with engineering firm Arup.
At the centre of the masterplan is the new transfer hall, which consists of all of the waiting areas and amenities for trains, trams and buses, as well as a range of retailers and restaurants, offices and a conference centre.
There are also two underground levels for bicycle storage and car parking.
UNStudio’s design and style contains a series of curving concrete types, each within and outdoors of the developing.
The ground level curves up to negotiate the various degree adjustments of the web site, generating a complex network of split floors and ramps.
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The big areas of glazing that offer the building’s facade extend up over the roof to form skylights. Other information include undulating timber ceilings and lighting made to help orientation.
The new Station Arnhem officially opens to the public tomorrow. UNStudio very first won the competition to redesign the developing in 1996, and development has been in progress given that 2006.
Above that time the firm – which is led by architect Ben van Berkel – has finished a huge array of tasks such as an airport in Georgia, a Singapore university campus and a scientific research centre in Stuttgart. The crew is at present functioning on plans for Qatar’s initial public railway network.
Dutch landscape firm Bureau B+B created the public spaces surrounding the station, which consist of stone paving slabs laid in a variety of instructions to respond to the normal topography, interspersed with stainless-steel details.
Photography is by Ronald Tilleman.