Architecture | Infrastructure & Landscaping
Given the variety of possible designs, every vision for streets and bridges, through to squares and gardens can be achieved. The visual aesthetic is supported…
Until 2013, Vatroslav Lisinski Square in Osijek, Croatia was an undeveloped open space used as an informal car park even though the square and its surroundings had great potential. The public square has been revitalised with an extraordinary brick pavilion. Products: Semmelrock La Linia Grande, Penter red/blue brindle; Architects: Tim studio d.o.o.
The new office complex of German state rail operator Deutsche Bahn (DB) was implemented on a triangular plot of land and in the middle of a prominent location in Hanover. The historical-modern balancing act was mastered with a dark red clinker brick façade (Terca Naran) by Wienerberger. Architects: HASCHER JEHLE Architektur
The Grand Hotel Huis ter Duin in the Netherlands, was first opened in 1885 & destroyed in 1990 by fire. It was rebuilt and extended. The hotel surroundings and connecting road were repaved with an attractive ochre-coloured Wienerberger clay paver.
For the town centre of Langenhagen Wienerberger clay pavers were chosen as they are slip-proof with a particularly rough surface to make sure that elderly & disabled persons can walk in a beautiful public space with minimized risk of falling or tripping.
At the end of 2013, the new de Oversteek city bridge in Belgium was officially opened in Nijmegen. This impressive arch bridge reduces the traffic in the inner city. The design by Ney Poulissen architects, using concrete and clay brick gives the bridge its unmistakable character.
Redirecting and slowing down traffic can be achieved in a variety of ways: with signs, lines, stripes, poles, speed ramps, traffic lights, road narrows and controls. The municipality of Langedijk in the Netherlands chose an attractive and functional alternative – clay pavers.
New pavement in the City of Middelburg. It was primarily an aesthetic choice. The melange of black and the two shades of red in laid in an ellbow bond, creates a street scene that seems to have perspective. Especially the dark bricks provide extra depth.