To give you an idea of where Mulcol's fire-resistant products can be used, we highlighted a few reference projects below.
St James Quarter, EdingburghBranche: Apartments / Hotels and catering industry
This multifunctional project is developed by Allan Murray architects and includes 850,000 square ft of shops, a luxury hotel, 150 flats, 30 catering establishments and a cinema. This is the main shopping destination of the Scottish capital and the new heart of the city.
MECD, ManchesterBranche: Education
The MECD project is one of the largest construction projects realised by any higher education institution in the UK. The MECD houses four engineering schools, several research institutes and thousands of students and staff. It also has advanced technologies, laboratories and interactive learning environments. The MECD has 8 floors and a floor area of 76,000 m2.
Chapel Wharf, ManchesterBranche: Apartments
The Chapel Wharf consists of 4 towers with 12-22 floors and contains 995 apartments. It has a central location next to the five star Lowry Hotel and within walking distance of the Spinningfields business district. In addition to the apartments, the Chapel Wharf also has walkways, new public areas and parking for almost 400 cars. The developer Dandara creates a Manhatten style by removing the traditional corridors in the apartments.
Campus Gasthuisberg University Hospital, LeuvenBranche: Healthcare and welfare
The renovation of Campus Gasthuisberg of the University Hospital (UZ) in Leuven is one of the largest hospital projects in Belgium. The campus was set up in the 1970s and covers 200,000 m² today. It includes an outpatient hospital, a general hospital and a scientific research lab. Expansion of the campus ring road will guarantee mobility and allow continued growth of the complex in the future.
Proximus Towers, BrusselsBranche: Offices
The Proximus Towers are part of the so called 'World Trade Center' in Brussels. Their modern architectural style has endeared them to many architecture enthusiasts. The complex consists of three different buildings. Tower U, Tower T and the pavilion. In total, there are 28 floors in the building, with an overhead bridge connecting the 25th and 26th floors. The building was constructed in 1988, reaching an impressive height of 134 metres.
RAI hotel, AmsterdamBranche: Hotels / Multifunctional accommodation
The RAI hotel in Amsterdam will be the largest hotel in the Benelux. In addition to 650 hotel rooms, the 91-metre-high building also houses special facilities such as a sky bar, spa, sculpture garden and a television studio. Underneath the hotel will be a parking garage with 200 spaces, and a retail and restaurant area on the ground floor.
GAK-building, AmsterdamBranche: Apartments / Repurposing and Renovation
The GAK building overlooks the rural ‘Bos en Lommerplantsoen’ gardens in Amsterdam-West. When its doors opened in 1960, the building was one of the most modern offices in the Netherlands. The recently renovated complex is still as charming as it used to be. The building offers a floor area of roughly 40,000 m², which is more than enough room for 651 studio flats. The former administrative office has been transformed into a beautiful residential property in the Dutch capital.
NoordDok, AmsterdamBranche: Apartments
In 2018, the construction work for the NoordDock project was started. This development aims to keep Amsterdam accessible for young, first-time home buyers. The upper floors of this impressive three-part structure offer a beautiful view out over the IJ river. The NoordDok will accommodate 309 social housing units with all the associated facilities, such as a bicycle parking area and parking garage for 26 vehicles, available. Commercial spaces have also been created, such as business units, bars and restaurants.
DELAmondo, EindhovenBranche: Multifunctional accommodation
The Augustine Church and adjacent Mariënhage Monastery are among Eindhoven's finest historic buildings. The Augustinian fathers held services in the church until 2006. When all the activities stopped in 2016, the Delamondo plan was developed. Although the religious function has disappeared, Mariënhage continues to be a place where people can meet and connect. A ceremonial hall, hotel and restaurant will be created here. These developments will give the protected historic buildings purpose again and return them to their former glory.
Westhovenplein, The HagueBranche: Healthcare and welfare
The characteristic school building on the Westhovenplein will be converted into a residential care complex with five urban villas. In addition, 64 social housing apartments and 119 care-related apartments will be created surrounding a communal courtyard garden. The project aims to provide a pleasant living environment and good care for people with dementia. This is one of the initiatives set up by the municipality of The Hague to provide suitable housing for the large number of over-75s living in this coastal city.
De Frederik, WassenaarBranche: Apartments
In Wassenaar, a modern residential complex is being built on the former estate of Prince Frederick of Orange-Nassau (1797-1881). Its name , 'De Frederik', is a clear reference to the Prince of Orange-Nassau. Work on designing the project started in 2015 and it is currently still under construction. The apartments are luxurious and spacious. The residential complex is characterised by the extensive gardens in the interior courtyard and the generous use of flowers and plants on the façade.
Antes Care kliniek, PoortugaalBranche: Healthcare and welfare
Antes provides specialised healthcare in the field of psychiatry and addiction. Psychiatric care has been offered at the Oude Maas site in Rotterdam for more than 100 years. Antes intends to continue this tradition in the new Care building. The Care clinic is an innovative environment that offers residents the opportunity of regaining their independence in society. The modern healthcare campus is intended to facilitate this process.
Cobana Katendrecht, RotterdamBranche: Apartments
IC Netherlands and Heijmans are developing a unique residential building in Katendrecht. The two residential towers will accommodate 375 rented homes and a number of communal facilities. For example, the plans provide for a commercial area, a car park, a bicycle parking space and a communal lobby. The complex will be about 50 metres high and offers a fantastic view of Rotterdam's port area.
Kinderdagverblijf, MachelenBranche: Healthcare and welfare
In the centre of Machelen, along George Ferréstraat, Woluwestraat and Cornelis Peetersstraat, Matexi is developing a new neighbourhood. In total the neighbourhood developer is realising about 100 apartments and 26 houses in a public-private partnership with the municipality of Machelen. In addition to family homes, the neighbourhood developer is also designing a new day care centre that is slated for the autumn of 2018. The new day-care centre will provide an increase in the available childcare capacity from 55 to 72 children.
Fenixloods I, RotterdamBranche: Apartments / Repurposing and Renovation
The Fenixloodsen building on Katendrecht in Rotterdam is being redeveloped. At the top of the Fenixloods I will be a new building with 212 loft units and 78 rental and 134 owner-occupied apartments. The redevelopment of Fenixloodsen consists of renovation and demolition/new construction of the existing building and new construction at the top of the building. The former warehouse area will provide space for restaurants, retail trade, a theatre and 227 parking spaces.
Europoint III Lee Towers, RotterdamBranche: Healthcare and welfare
Redevelopment of the Marconitorens in Rotterdam is the largest transformation project in the Netherlands. The towers consist of 860 rental apartments and a few penthouses, and a rooftop restaurant has been built in one of the towers. The towers have been named "Lee Towers", named after a famous singer from the port city.
Europahuis, AmsterdamBranche: Apartments / Offices
In Amsterdam-East, on James Wattstraat, a former office building has been transformed into 205 rental apartments with a number of studio apartments on the ground floor. The office area has also been expanded with two new storeys. The tenants and users of the offices will have access to facilities such as a roof terrace, a fitness room and a laundry room.
Castella, Alphen aan den RijnBranche: Apartments
In Alphen aan den Rijn, 126 apartments have been built on Prins Bernhardlaan by order of Amvest and Fred Developers BV. The apartments are located in the existing office building of Rijnstate. The building has 4 floors with a total surface area of approx. 11,000 m² and a parking space underneath with space for 142 parking spaces.
World Fashion Centre toren III, AmsterdamBranche: Apartments / Retail
Outdated offices of the World Fashion Centre tower III from the 2nd to the 13th floor have been converted into 294 loft apartments by order of City Pads from Eindhoven. The other areas on the ground floor and first floor have retained their function as a location for clothing stores. With the addition of a completely new floor, the total floor area will be approx. 40,000 m².
De Splinter, RotterdamBranche: Hotels
The Splinter is located between Coolsingel and Lijnbaan, right next to the ABN Office and opposite Hotel Atlanta in the centre of Rotterdam. The new owner has transformed the 70-metre high office building into a hotel with 150 rooms. De Splinter, dating from 2002, is the third largest office building in the Rotterdam city centre which will be converted into a hotel.
Amstel Tower, AmsterdamSector: Apartments / Hotels and catering industry
J.P. van Eesteren started the build of the Amstel Tower in January 2016. The project is situated directly next to the Amstel station. The Amstel Tower, with its 100 meters, is the highest residential- and hotel tower within the ring road of Amsterdam. Making this a new eyecatcher for the capital. Aside from the hotel with its 186 rooms the building also has 192 city apartments, a parking lot with 171 spaces and two hospitality venues on ground level.
Bravis Hospital, Bergen op ZoomSector: Healthcare and welfare
In august 2012 it became known that the Franciscus Hospital in Roosendaal and the Lievensberg Hospital in Bergen op Zoom would merge on the 1st of January 2015. By doing so a new hospital arose with two headquarters in Roosendaal and Bergen op Zoom and three outpatients’ clinics in Steenbergen, Oudenbosch and Etten-Leur. Due to the merger the organisation is now better equipped to meet today’s demands.
UMC, UtrechtSector: Healthcare and welfare
The Utrecht University Medical Centre (UMC) is an academic hospital that is affiliated with Utrecht University. It was established in 1999, following the merger of the Utrecht Academic Hospital, the Wilhelmina Children's Hospital and the Faculty of Medicine of Utrecht University. The UMC has room for approximately 1,000 beds and more than 11,000 employees. The various buildings are located at the De Uithof university centre.
KPN building, RotterdamSector: Offices
This tower in Rotterdam is also known as 'Toren op Zuid' [Tower on South]. KPN Telecom's regional head office is located within the KPN office building in Wilhelminapier. The building itself is more than 98 metres high and in 200 it became one of the first new buildings at Wilhelminapier. The ground floor features an 'experience centre' and restaurants, which are accessible to the public.
Woudestein, RotterdamSector: Apartments
Woudestein student accommodation was built on the Woudenstein Campus, next to the Erasmus University campus. The building includes 280 student apartments and a terrace on the roof and it stands eight stories tall.
Plaatwerkerij, VlissingenSector: Healthcare and welfare
The Zware Plaatwerkerij, a disused metalworks factory in Vlissingen, has been transformed into the Scheldekwartier healthcare centre on the former site of De Schelde Shipyard. The cultural-historical features of the area have been incorporated into the design. The project comprises of 53 somatic treatment homes, 6 psychogeriatric group homes, and 54 care (support) homes. A brasserie, training room, studio rooms, hair salon, shop, physiotherapy room, theatre and parking garage will also be added.
Rat Verlegh Stadium - NAC, BredaSector: Stadiums
NAC plays its home games in the Rat Verlegh Stadium, which was officially inaugurated in 1996, when it was still known as the Fujifilm Stadium. The name of the iconic club icon only became associated with the home base of NAC Breda in July 2006. The stadium is located close to the northern ring road. The Rat Verlegh Stadium is located in the Steenakker office complex and it has a capacity of 19,000 people, 17,750 of which are standing places and 1,250 are seats.
Elisabeth-hof, CulemborgSector: Healthcare and welfare
This contemporary residential location with a total of 104 apartments provides accommodation in combination with specific care and support, tailored to the needs and wishes of the residents. The project became a reality through intensive and constructive collaboration between KleurrijkWonen, STMR, Syndion and Wooninitiatief Culemborg, while Elisabeth Weeshuis provided input for some very important adjustments.
Westerwatering, ZaandamSector: Healthcare and welfare
Cared Senior Living in Westerwatering is a new residential format where senior citizens can live independently, while still having access to support and meeting places in the same building. On Saturday, 11 March 2017, the former Westerwatering nursing home in Zaandam was officially opened with this new residential format. This type of housing is intended for senior citizens who want to continue to live independently, while still having access to homecare in a safe, sheltered environment.
Ameco, ApeldoornSector: Distribution Centres / Offices
On Saturday, 18 February 2017, the first pile was struck for the new Ameco building at Ecofactorij in Apeldoorn. This meat processing company required a total of 10,500 m² new construction, divided into approximately 4,000 m² for deboning, wrapping, packaging and forwarding, 2,700 m² for processing rooms and cold rooms, 1,700 m² for storage and hygiene facilities, 1,400 m² for office space and facilities and 500 m² for technical facilities. The project was completed in November 2017.
The Wall, EindhovenSector: Apartments / Repurposing and Renovation
Vacant office buildings are increasingly being converted into apartment buildings. This growing list now also includes the former offices of Philips Pensioenfonds at Beukenlaan in Eindhoven, which is being transformed into 170 loft apartments. 'The Wall' should be ready by the end of 2017. The character of the old office building will be retained on the exterior, but the interior includes a kitchen with cook, a sauna and a fitness room. Delivery is scheduled for the end of 2017.
Het Ontmoetingshuis, VeenendaalSector: Multifunctional accommodation
The launch of the multifunctional accommodation complex project 'Het Ontmoetingshuis' was on 2 September 2016. An extension of Het Ontmoetingshuis has been built for three primary schools, which are currently also housed within Het Ontmoetingshuis. The common areas have also been adapted within this project. In addition to the educational component, Het Ontmoetingshuis can also be used for sports, catering, childcare and religion purposes.
Cheese Warehouse, GoudaApartments / Repurposing and Renovation
'De Producent', the former cheese warehouse in Gouda, has been transformed into loft apartments. Inside the building, MEI architects and planners created 50 flexible apartments, ranging from 60 to 120 m² in size. The cheese history of Gouda has been incorporated into the design, while the old cheese shelves have been used to finish the atrium and as ceilings in the loft apartments. A Cheese Experience has also been developed on the ground floor of the Cheese Warehouse.
Tax offices, 's-HertogenboschApartments / Repurposing and Renovation
The former tax offices at Kooikersweg in 's-Hertogenbosch have been transformed into a building that contains 85 living areas, including studios and two-room apartments, with floor space ranging from 30 m² to 83 m². The apartments and studios meet the latest housing requirements. This building bears the name 'De Hertogin' and it is located next to De Hertog, which Certitudo Capital also transformed into apartments in 2014.