Het Platform is a new place in Utrecht for living, working, eating, hanging out and working out. The building stand s on top of a new bus / tram terminal, on the East side of Utrecht Central station. Het Platform is designed as a smart and sustainable MicroCity, aimed at a healthy lifestyle in an inspiring environment, with plenty of air, light and green.
The development contract for Het Platform was signed on November 24th by the City of Utrecht, ABC Planontwikkeling and Westplan Investors. VenhoevenCS architecture+urbanism is responsible for the overall design. Het Platform and the new bus/tram terminal will be ready by 2018.
The press release is in Dutch
|Name:||Het Platform MicroCity|
|Program:||15.000 m2 gfa living: 200 apartments. Around 4.000 m2 facilities a.o. a foodcourt (related to living, working and relaxing), fitness, wellness, bike parking.|
|Surface area:||18.500 m2 gfa|
|Assignment:||PD, FD, specifications, construction supervision, aesthetic management.|
|Client:||Het Platform B.V. (ABC Planontwikkeling + Westplan Investors)|
|Team:||Ton Venhoeven, Danny Esselman, Cécilia Gross, Tjeerd Hellinga, Louis van Wamel, Piotr Gierek, Maria Ángeles Reinares San Martín, Agata Majcherska, Nerea Sáenz Compañón, Lorenzo J. De Navascués Y Lauzet, Natasja Cvetkovic.|
ABC Planontwikkeling (developer), Westplan Investors NV (financier), ABC Nova (projectmanagement), IMd Raadgevende Ingenieurs (advise), BAM Bouw en Techniek (table construction)