30 Oct '15, 3pm

8,000 tonnes of @ArcelorMittal #steel in unusual split-level city hall at Utrecht #IworkatArcelorMittal

8,000 tonnes of @ArcelorMittal #steel in unusual split-level city hall at Utrecht #IworkatArcelorMittal

ArcelorMittal has supplied some 8,000 tonnes of steel sections for an unusual city hall in the Dutch town of Utrecht. The eye-catching city hall, situated partially beside and partly on top of a railway station complex, was constructed using steel from ArcelorMittal Europe — Long Products, including 5,000 tonnes of HD sections for wide flange columns in Histar® 460 grade, used in the building’s columns. Conceived as a “vertical landscape”, the new Utrecht city hall, designed by Kraaijvanger Architects, is unique in both structural design and shape. The complicated design brief required that both the station complex and municipal offices be accessible from the plateau above the railway tracks and platforms. This was further complicated by upcoming plans for a transport hub to be developed at ground level. A unique design Thanks to its split-level location, the city hall req...

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