Hoofddorp bus station
The building is completely made of polystyrene foam and polyester and is, as such, the world's largest structure in synthetic materials (50m x 10m x 5m). The available budget meant that it could never have been created using conventional construction methods. (nio architecten_the complete text is available on nio.nl. See The Amazing Whale Jaw) This station is one of the first buildings in the world, from which the construction parts are manufactured directly out of a computer program by a computer-controlled grinder. The bus station serves Spaarne Hospital and is located at the square in front of the hospital.