The architecture of this design took account of the existing buildings and the possibilities for expansion. RHDHV produced a design for a boiler house in which the engineering and architectural aspects were perfectly harmonized.

NUON Auxiliary Power Plant | Royal HaskoningDHV  

The boilers feed the district heating system in IJburg, a new district of Amsterdam. As IJburg itself expands, so will this building and its heating capacity thanks to the use of a modular concept. The stacks (chimney flues) have been designed to form an architectural whole with the main building volume.

NUON Auxiliary Power Plant | Royal HaskoningDHV  

The modular dimensioning of the design is clearly visible in the north and south facades. The visual rhythm created by these facades in combination with the flues is the main determining factor in the design.

ClientNUONPeriod2005- 2006
LocationDiemen, The NetherlandsServicesArchitecture
Scope900 m² GFATeamRoel Brouwers