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Prinses Máxima Centrum, Utrecht (NLD)

Since 2017, a colorful glass bridge in Utrecht, Netherlands, ensures an extraordinary color play. It connects the Wilhelmina childrens hospital and the Prinses Maxima Centrum with a length of 160 meters. A total of 1,258 m2 of glass with 15 different combinations of Vanceva® colored interlayers let the cold hospital atmosphere disappear. Hence this project won the Vanceva® World of Color Award™ 2018 in the exterior category. The 650 glass panes TG-THERM®sun made of TG-PROTECT®color and TG-ESG® additionally have a Cool-Lite Xtreme coating for optimal protection against sunlight and in case of temperature rise of the building. The glass panes have a maximum size of 2,800 x 2,150 mm.

Object Name: Princess Máxima center for pediatric oncology
Object Type:
  • health care
Construction Type:
  • new building
Construction Time: 2017-2018
Client: MedicomZes
Architect: LIAG architecten en bouwadviseurs, Netherlands
Executing Company: Vorsselmans, Belgium
Other participants: Saint Gobain Glas Gevelbouw Arnhem
Glass Types:
  • TG-THERM®sun
  • TG-PROTECT®color
  • TG-ESG®
Glass Amount: 1,258 m²
Glass Panes: 650 panes
Dimensions: up to 2,800 x 2,150 mm
Image Rights: © Christiaan de Bruijne

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