Entries by Gert

Another mural discovered

Beautiful discoveries continue to emerge in the Maastricht station building. During the restoration of the former 3rd class waiting room, a wall painting by the Maastricht artist Harry Schoonbrood was discovered. The work was made in 1962 by order of Mosa and Kristalunie, the well-known ceramics and glass producers from Maastricht. The artwork is hidden […]

View of Maastricht – artist unknown

An interesting and colourfull wall drawing was discovered in one of the office spaces at Maastricht station. Pictured is a typical Maastricht street, painted directly on the stucco surface with different colors. The size is approximately 80 by 80 cm. Together with the contractor a frame is made to save the image for future generations.

New facade openings in Maastricht

Work on the Maastricht station continues. Not visible from the street, new facade openings are made to provide daylight for the office spaces on the mezzanine. Shape and size correspond to existing openings, filled in with a modern interpretation of the original windows.

OfficeVilla Breedband Arnhem

In localnewspaper “de Gelderlander”, region Arnhem, an article was published about over KantoorVilla Breedband Arnhem: a brief conversation with Dave Aaldering, entrepreneur of Arnhem 2017. OfficeVilla Breedband will soon becom the place of appointment for train passengers to and from Arnhem. Read the article here (dutch only).

Newsletter June 2017

Newsletter Juni 2017: the renovation of Hotel Ibis Amsterdam Centre, expert advice by Ruland Architects on a broader architectural spectrum and the opening of railwaystation Geldermalsen, renovated and restored to its original splendour. (Dutch language only)

Grand opening station Geldermalsen

After an extensive renovation and redevelopement, the railwaystation building of Geldermalsen has been reopend this may 31st. It has been made suited for new use and combinations of new use such as hospitality business or offices. The station reclaims its remarkable and prominent position as entrance to Geldermalsen as with the completion in 1886. Read […]

Renovation Hotel Ibis Amsterdam Centre

Commisioned by Accor Invest, Ruland Architects is working on the internal remodeling of the Hotel Ibis Amsterdam Centre. The existing groundfloor foyer and restaurant are transformed into one spacious mixed-use area for  breakfast, bar and foyer. The backoffice mezzanine is extended and new hotelrooms will be built on the first floor. By removing the existing […]

Railway station is “Spoorbeeldverhaal #6”

Kirsten Hannema, a well known dutch architectural critic, has written the article “spoorbeeldverhaal #6: gecontroleerde en geboden toegang” about the value of architecture in the design of entrances to railway stations. Railway station Zaltbommel is set as an example in the article. Read at the website of “Bureau Spoorbouwmeester” (dutch only).

Newsletter december 2016

Newsletter december 2016: News about railwaystation Maastricht, an interior design for an appartment in Amsterdam and the restoration of monumental platform spans in Roosendaal. (Dutch language only).