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Municipal office building and Train Station, Delft

Delft Architecture, The Netherlands – design by Mecanoo, Holland

12 Oct 2010

Delft City Hall + Train Station

Mecanoo wins Green GOOD DESIGN Award

Architects: Mecanoo architecten

Delft City Hall Building
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Delft, October 12, 2010 – Mecanoo’s design for Delft City Hall and Train Station was awarded with the Green GOOD DESIGN Award 2010. The Award is given by Chicago Athenaeum and the European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies to architecture bureaus with an innovative approach to sustainability. Delft City Hall and Train Station was chosen from thousands of entries from over 46 nations. In April 2011, a special environmental conference will be held in Hamburg with an exhibition of all winning projects.

Delft City Hall Building Holland Delft City Offices Building Delft City Hall Design Delft City Hall
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Delft City Hall and Train Station is extremely energy efficient and flexible. The building consumes 35% less energy than the prescribed regulations. Office floors have an efficient grid of columns and beams that allow for maximum flexibility and adaptability. The building is accessible through an interior alley which links the office wings, also available for third party lease.  Thermal storage is used to heat and cool the building and depending on the orientation of the sun and building. The heat load from the data centre is stored thermally. Solar panels on the roof provide 20% of the building mechanics and lighting electricity load.

Delft City Hall Delft City Hall Building
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Municipal offices with public lobby of 30,000 m2; station with shops, ticket office and restaurants in the station hall and underground platforms of 4,500 m2

1st prize design competition

Design: 2006-07
Execution: 2010-14

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Location: Delft, Netherlands, northern Europe

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