Rotterdam: De Karel Doorman
Project: De Karel Doorman
Location: Binnenwegplein, Rotterdam
Architects: Aat van Tilburg, ir Marc Ibelings
19,500 stainless steel castings, stainless steel fasteners and neoprene rubbers in 3313 pieces assemblies.
The old Ter Meulen gets a more contemporary look, with many attractive shops and apartments. The most spectacular of the project is that there are sixteen floors put on the columns and foundation of the original store. The stability is also provided by two additional elevator shafts.
What role does Elcee Holland BV play in this?
The entire outer shell of this complex is fitted with glass silkscreened panels with local openings for balconies and galleries, so the residents can make use it for several seasons.Elcee Holland BV has specially developed joint clamps with corresponding ribbed construction brackets for this project. These parts were cast by the lost wax technique in the stainless steel grade 316. The products have all undergone electropolishing the surface and this gives it a better cast surface coating against corrosion and a glossy look!