Situated in the centre of the University Campus the Uithof, just outside the city of Utrecht, this building is most famous for its use of concrete. The concrete construction of the building folds and forms the floor, wall and ceiling in one curved motion. In the ceiling, steel reinforcement bars emerge from the exposed concrete slab. Steel and concrete dissociate allowing each material to work a..
I was interested in transforming between triangular and rectangular floor-plans. The result was a three-floor steel reinforced structure. No floors or windows. Each structural member is meant to represent the materially efficient response to both.