Entries by Jordi Wenselaar

Overview 2023

Ruland Architecten has worked on a wide range of projects in 2023. From an elevator to a complete public station square, the common denominator of the past year is the special listed status of the projects. Ruland Architecten is gradually building up unique expertise in this area. Where rigorous interventions and innovative design visions are […]

MIRT-Exploration Dordrecht station

As Advisor in listed buildings, Ruland Architecten, in collaboration with Venhoeven CS and ARUP, has won the tender for the MIRT-exploration (Multi-year program Infrastructure, Spatial planning and Transport) for Dordrecht station

The station that always opens, but was never opened

For serveral years Ruland Architecten has been involved in various developments at Deventer Station. A beautiful building with an enthusiastic group of people who have taken the railway station to their hearts. A film about Deventer Station was made on behalf of the Deventer Industrial Heritage Foundation (SIED) for Open Monument Day 2023. Please note, […]

A new elevator for The Hague Hollands Spoor

In the middle of the 130 year old railway building of The Hague HS, work has been done in recent years to make platform 1 accessible by elevator. For this purpose, an elevator has been built straight through the nationally listed station building within the limited space. Part of this renovation also included renewing the […]

Haarlem station out of the scaffolding

The window frames of Haarlem station used to be very prominent due to their white color and detonated with the other parts in the facade of this ‘gesamtkunstwerk’ from 1906. During regular maintenance, the window frames and other wooden parts were painted in a color based on the original stain, so they once again fit […]

New doors in the south wing of railway station Maastricht

In the bicycle shop situated in the south wing of Maastricht station, existing facade openings have been converted into new entrances with spacious doors. Designed to fit the facade in terms of appearance, the doors are still recognizable as a later addition because of the detailing. This intervention paves the way for further redevelopment of […]

A royal visit to Hollands Spoor

King Willem Alexander visited The Hague Hollands Spoor and the Royal Waiting Room today. We hope that he has experienced little inconvenience from the major construction work on Platform 1. Perhaps we’ll meet again at the opening of the new stairs and lift?  

Meanwhile in The Hague Hollands Spoor station

The new lift construction was recently built in the nationally listed station building The Hague HS. This is an important step towards making platform 1 fully accessible. In addition to the elevator shaft, the ‘shell construction’ of the new platform stairs is also almost completed and the finishing work can begin.   In the passenger […]