Regulation

European Award for Excellence in Concrete Every two years the ECSN will now be organising the European Award for Excellence in Concrete. This Award is financed from the ECSN. Mission To recognise excellence in the use of concrete in new structures, the ECSN will award Certificates of Excellence in concrete. Projects eligible for entry in […]

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ECSN Award

EUROPEAN CONCRETE AWARD 2016 GOES TO THE NETHERLANDS AND SWEDEN 21 projects from 11 European countries have been evaluated against a set of criteria by an international jury. Among those criteria were: design, construction, visual appearance and harmony of the structure with its surroundings, properties of concrete exploited in the design, innovative use of concrete […]

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ECSN-Award

prize giving ceremony

Winner ECSN-Award 2014 Category Building: Trollstigen Plateau, Norway F.l.t.r.: Michael Pauser (ECSN), Sivert Sundsbö and Tor Inge Vestre (Christie & Oppsahl AS), Kjell Sture Björvig (Norwegian Road Administration), Ole H. Krokstrand (Norwegian Concrete Association) EUROPEAN CONCRETE AWARD 2016 GOES TO THE NETHERLANDS AND SWEDEN 21 projects from 11 European countries have been evaluated against a […]

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OV Terminal Arnhem – Netherlands

OVT Arnhem

The public transport terminal in Arnhem is one of the most challenging and complex building projects in the Netherlands. It concerns a freestanding structure with exotically named elements such as Front and Back Twist, Flip, Trumpet, Horseshoe and Shell roof. PROJECT & CONSTRUCTION DETAILS Owner: ProRail, Utrecht Architect: UNStudio, Amsterdam Structural Engineer: BAM and Ballast […]

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Täby C Roundabouts – Sweden

Täby C Roundabouts - Sweden

The Täby C Roundabouts are stacked in two levels and act as regional node in the North-East of Stockholm. PROJECT & CONSTRUCTION DETAILS Owner: Täby municipality, Täby Architect: &Rundquist architects, Stockholm Structural Engineer: Tyréns, Stockholm Contractor: NCC, Stockholm F.l.t.r.: Henrik Rundquist (&Rundquist architects), Thomas Widehag (NCC), Erik Griffiths (&Rundquist architects), Richard McCarthy (Swedish Concrete Association), […]

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Kaisatalo university library – Finland

KAISATALO UNIVERSITY LIBRARY

Previously this location was shopping mall and parking facility. Lower floors were renovated, columns were reinforced, and new levels were created. Upper columns and slabs are cast in-situ concrete. Total area is 30,700 m². Slabs are post-tensioned in order to achieve thin structures with longer spans. Beams are integrated into slab areas giving slender appearance. […]

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