Hering Bau/Inter-Minerals

Architectural concrete components for the Almere Library

The young Dutch city of Almere was founded in 1976 on an artificially raised coastal area. The development that the city has experienced over the last 30 years has far surpassed the growth of other European cities. Rows of buildings by renowned architects can be found in the restructured city center. Almere’s public library is centrally located and consists of four floors and an integrated five-floor apartment building. The idea behind thisspectacular structure was conceived in the offices of Meyer en Van Schooten Architecten in Amsterdam. The aim was to create a department store for...

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