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WOS 8

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NL Architects
 
location Utrecht
function energy centre
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WOS 8 is a heat transfer station (in Dutch: warmte overdracht station) for Leidsche Rijn, an extended borough of the city of Utrecht. The water cooling the turbine fans of the large UNA power plant, about a kilometer away, contains enough energy to supply all 11.000 dwellings in Leidsche Rijn with heat and warm water. Before, this energy was dumped as waist heat in the Amsterdam-Rhine canal. Now, it will be recycled and put to use. The size of WOS 8 is determined by the minimal functional dimensions of the system of pipes in the interior to keep it as small as possible. Due to the internal organization, the south side didn't require the full height. Here, some manipulations of the volume were imaginable, including the insertion of a series of climbing grips, spelling the text 'The Blind Façade' in braille. It even accommodates nesting boxes for several species of birds.

 

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WOS 8
Address
Rijksstraatweg 12a
Netherlands
Project is not public!
How to get there? Just off highway A2.
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Completion 1998
ArchitectNL Architects
structural engineerDHV
contractorVan Zoelen
Client Bureau Nieuwbouw Centrales Utrecht + UNA N.V.
 
Project ID 1761
Latitude/Longitude 52°04'54N 05°04'20E
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