“Betonprijs 2017” for unique glass stairs
This project was able to beat the other 24 projects in the category “construction technology”. This “ultraflat hybrid staircase illustrates the possibilities of self-compacting, high-strength concrete. With a concrete thickness of approximately 5 cm, the staircase traverses a distance of almost 6 m. An elegant joint with the glass balustrade that strengthens the overall construction and ensures an effective constructive and esthetic interaction of concrete and glass. According to the jury, there is a simplicity and craftsmanship to this joint and derives its beauty from it.
The Betonprijs, which is being supported by the Dutch ministry and environment, is being awarded every 2 years. The Betonprijs has 8 categories, that is to say bridges and viaducts, water engineering, living, construction, implementation, concrete technology, restauration/ repair and construction.
You can find details on the construction in our references.