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[highlight1]  The Hague Leyweg City Hall  [/highlight1]

The ‘ second ‘ Town Hall, the City Office at the Hague, a signal for the environment and Leyweg a catalyst for renewal of the town. This ambition, expressed in height and in an appealing open form, accompanied by a sense of scale and detail. Official service, a library and houses come together around the Office building. Inventive use of both new and ‘ proven ‘ construction technique produces a result on that expressive of shape is, surprisingly, flexible, functional and sustainable spatial.

The livery of the facade with white beautiful Norwegian marble embossed on a facet of America builds on the spirit of the place with the modern optimism of Dudok. Inside the atrium unfolds as the logical core of the Declaration: a Centre for citizens and governance.

[highlight1]  Interior  [/highlight1]

On the ground floor are located next to the desks of the municipal functions facility public information facilities and services, the library. On the first floor are located the wedding room, the (business) restaurant and the meeting centre. Atriumdak, the eyelet, above the GCD and develops the corporate complex around the triangular atrium. The top nine floors contain dwellings.

The municipality of the Hague is committed to a transparent organization. In this new City Office is the contact both to the outside world and within the Organization strengthened by the triangular design of the building.Because the workstations in an open Office concept around the atrium, lie on each other and on other employees have sight departments. To break open by the corners of the triangle shape formed on each work center floor special places with view to the outside. Situated on each floor, a circular walkway that informal contact between employees and also between different departments encouraged. This central corridors are regularly equipped with stairs, vertical circuits which also arise.

[highlight1]  Project Data  [/highlight1]

Project name: The Hague Leyweg City Hall
Location: Den Haag, Leyweg, Netherlands
Type: City Hall

[highlight1]  The people  [/highlight1]

Client / Owner / Developer: Municipal Offices Leyweg
Architects: Rudy Uytenhaak
Text Description: © Courtesy of Rudy Uytenhaak
Images: © Rudy Uytenhaak

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