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Mastering the Wilder Kaiser

Façade channels from Richard Brink protect designer hotel from pooling water

The Wilder Kaiser-Brixental ski area is one of the largest and most modern such resorts in the world. With around 280 km of pistes and over 90 lifts, it is a many-faceted paradise for winter sports enthusiasts. At the heart of this sweeping alpine...

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Mitten im Skigebiet Wilder Kaiser- Brixental steht die Ende 2018 eröffnete Tirol Lodge. Wintersportbegeisterte profitieren hier von der unmittelbaren Anbindung an die Talstation der Gondelbahn.

Friday Harbour – waterside recreation

Designer gratings and tree guards from Richard Brink embellish residential and recreation complexes along the harbour’s edge

The striking residential district Friday Harbour has been created beside Lake Simcoe in Ontario, Canada, with an adjoining water sports harbour, a golf course, tennis courts and lots of other recreational facilities. Luxurious homes in the form of...

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Das am Lake Simcoe in Ontario / Kanada entstandene Wohnquartier samt Sporthafen überzeugt zum einen durch modernen Lifestyle, zum anderen durch eine nachhaltige und ökologische Struktur.

Life above the rooftops of Copenhagen

Façade channels keep modular homes dry

With the redesign of a partially completed shopping centre, a unique building complex has emerged in the Vanløse district of Copenhagen. The quarter now offers an innovative combination of public spaces for shopping and relaxing, and private...

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Contemporary history with a modern twist

Fultura channels take care of dewatering at the Ludwig Erhard Zentrum

Fürth has gained a new landmark: the Ludwig Erhard Zentrum sees the city pay tribute to one of its most famous sons, the first Federal Minister of Economy and second Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany. The brand-new place of remembrance...

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Im Stadtzentrum Fürths ist ein neues Wahrzeichen entstanden. Das Ludwig Erhard Zentrum erinnert mit einer Dauerausstellung an den „Vater des deutschen Wirtschaftswunders“. Der moderne Neubau setzt sich aus vier leicht versetzten Kuben zusammen.

Living with flair: FleherLeben

Raised beds from Richard Brink shape a residential complex

A residential quarter has been created that meets the demands of a wide range of target groups thanks to its clever layout and open-plan concepts. In Flehe, a neighbourhood of Düsseldorf, this housing project has surpassed every expectation. The...

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Custom-made products make the grade

Richard Brink products accentuate inner courtyard design

In order to revamp the building complex of the Anne Frank School and bring it up to modern standards, extensive renovation work was necessary. As part of a pending façade and window renovation, the project managers decided to also redesign the inner...

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Tracing a clear line outdoors

Modular ‘Line’ plant boxes from Richard Brink

As the mercury rises and the days grow longer, the cold winter months finally give way to the garden and terrace season. When it comes to structuring outdoor areas, large plant boxes are a popular choice. However, transporting and assembling these...

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Capping it all off

Chimney caps from Richard Brink protect against wind and weather

After inventing chimney caps with shuttering frames more than 30 years ago, the founder of Richard Brink GmbH & Co. KG significantly simplified the process of protecting chimneys. One example of chimney cladding on a single-family home in Schloß...

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Tailored treatment

Rosenberg Hospital modernised with shower channels and gratings from Richard Brink

Modern accommodation for patients forms part of optimal clinical care. For this reason, German insurer Deutsche Rentenversicherung Westfalen (DRV) decided to redesign 96 patient rooms in Rosenberg Hospital in Bad Driburg. The building works were...

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Pleasant cooling

Shower channels from Richard Brink provide dewatering for the ISHARA spa

ISHARA in Bielefeld aims to be an oasis of well-being for its visitors. But over time the sanitary facilities and changing rooms of the integrated spa had become worn. In order to offer guests a relaxing time in a pleasant environment once more, the...

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Harmonious connection

Parapet coverings unite façade elements on the new sports centre in Salzburg

The Sportzentrum Nord sports centre in Salzburg’s Liefering district offers its users numerous training opportunities, including football, basketball and climbing. The new three-court sports hall was completed on the sports area at...

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Striking a colourful balance

Violet raised beds grace a themed garden at the State Garden Show in Bad Lippspringe

Creating a green refuge from city life – that was the brief for the show gardens at this year’s North Rhine-Westphalia State Garden Show in Bad Lippspringe. Employees of the company Beil Garten- und Landschaftsbau in Paderborn met this brief using...

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An eye for geometry

Raised beds from Richard Brink add structure to gardens in the ‘Living Circle’

Curved contours form the leitmotif in Düsseldorf’s new apartment complex ‘Living Circle’, which has sprung up from what used to be the Thyssen Trade Center. Both the buildings and the surrounding outdoor spaces are characterised by circular shapes....

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Chasing sunlight

Solar modules optimally aligned thanks to substructures

A rooftop system for a building’s own energy generation – for many companies, infrastructural facilities and private homes, solar modules represent an extremely economical solution that is also environmentally friendly. To get the most out of the...

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Built for the future

Channels and gratings ensure reliable dewatering at the IT-Rathaus in Munich

In order to bring a large part of the city’s information and telecommunications technology under one roof, the Stadtwerke München (SWM) Munich City Utilities commissioned the building of an ‘IT townhall’ – the IT-Rathaus. The building complex is...

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Rinnen und Roste sorgen für sichere Entwässerung am Münchner IT-Rathaus

Interplay of stainless steel and natural stone

Channels and designer gratings ensure dewatering of the outdoor area around a Münster town house

A discreet yet distinct design right down the line and at all levels – this is what characterises a new home in central Münster. Employees of architecture firm kresings architektur GmbH in Münster even designed the outdoor area of the house to...

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Straight from roof to production

Solar substructures from Richard Brink support energy supply of HEGGEMANN AG

Protecting natural resources while reducing operating costs are the objectives of the ÖKOPROFIT (ecological project for integrated environmental technology) initiative, which sees municipalities join forces with local businesses. HEGGEMANN AG from...

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Old and new combined

Designer gratings and channels from Richard Brink dress up the Dorint Hotel in Frankfurt/Oberursel

‘Like a phoenix from the ashes’ – that is one way to describe the Villa Gans in recent years. Before becoming derelict and ultimately demolished in 2014, the original historic building was the home of an affluent industrialist family and later a...

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Dewatering for miles

Channels by Richard Brink for Germany’s largest open-air shopping centre

The longest stretch ever of Richard Brink dewatering channels was installed in Ruhr Park Bochum shopping centre. Altogether the products in their various designs result in a length of more than four kilometres. One of the products used were the...

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Elegantly framed

Richard Brink delivers custom-made raised beds to expert AG

For the expansion of the expert AG headquarters in Hanover-Langenhagen, architects from htm.a Hartmann Architektur designed a narrow framed extension with an air of lightness. A passage connects the new building to the existing complex. Generous...

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Amsterdam’s south opts for clear design

High-calibre neighbourhood: ‘The Edge’ and ‘O|2’ lab equipped with straight slotted channels

In the Zuidas quarter of Amsterdam lie the office building ‘The Edge’ and the ‘O|2’ laboratory in close succession. The economic and financial centre of the Netherlands is marked by modern, straight-edged and sustainable architecture, and the...

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High in the sky

Aluminium beds from Richard Brink GmbH & Co. KG give structure to Berlin roof terrace

Two generous terrace areas have been created on the rooftop of a new residential building on Berlin’s Barbarossaplatz. Raised beds from Richard Brink divide and partition the roof terrace into separate areas and create the framework for a pleasant,...

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More than drainage

Channels and gratings from Richard Brink put the limelight on the façade of the Museum of Lüneburg

The Museum of Lüneburg opposite the historic Old Town embraces three centuries of architecture: a new building completes the original building along with the extension and restoration wings. Architectural firm Heidenreich & Springer Architekten,...

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Stairway to the Middle Ages

Slotted channels drain the colonnade of the European Hanseatic Museum

The architecture of the new building for the European Hanseatic Museum bridges the gap between past and present. A central, covered stairway connecting the main building with the castle friary also provides access to the museum’s new building....

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Inviting and functional

Discreet system offers area drainage for the DITIB Central Mosque in Cologne

The inner square of the new DITIB Central Mosque in Cologne-Ehrenfeld serves as a meeting point for religious, social and cultural events. At the same time, it provides access to all of the functional areas of the complex. In order to ensure that...

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‘Today’s lesson will be outside’

Drainage systems from Richard Brink drain terraces at Viennese education campus

At the Sonnwendviertel education campus in Vienna, it is not just the curriculum that promotes modern teaching methods but also the architecture of the building complex itself. PPAG architects ztgmbh in Vienna implemented the concept of a...

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Profile adds to residential experience

Parapet coverings supplied by Richard Brink edge the flat roof surfaces of the SeneCura care home in Schladming

A SeneCura care home lies in the heart of the municipality of Schladming in Styria. The new building is home to 80 individuals in need of care and assistance. In order to protect the care home against pervasive dampness and to give the flat roofs a...

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A great swimming experience starts in the shower

Richard Brink’s industrial channels provide reliable water drainage at the Wiesenbad Bielefeld swimming baths

Summer sees countless visitors flock to the outdoor swimming pool on Wiesenstrasse in Bielefeld, with its 2,600 square metre expanse of water, a 110 metre long waterslide and a current channel. The showers require reliable drainage without any water...

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Holiday feeling in Düsseldorf commercial yard

Richard Brink supplies nine custom-made plant boxes to Franz Morick GmbH

Franz Morick GmbH commissioned landscape designer Tita Giese to add plant life to its commercial yard in Düsseldorf. Tita Giese is renowned for her numerous plantation projects, such as on Ernst-Reuter-Platz or the eleven ‘Central American traffic...

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A green entranceway

Plant boxes made by Richard Brink mark the entrance to Zeppelin Baumaschinen GmbH

Clean lines, open structures and an effective mix of materials comprising glass, steel and concrete all give the Zeppelin Baumaschinen GmbH premises in Hamm a distinctive appearance. The new building of the distribution and service partners of...

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Special measurements for a special building

Flora Köln fitted with drainage and dewatering channels from Richard Brink GmbH & Co. KG

Past and present, tradition and modernity are combined in Flora, the main building and centrepiece of the Botanical Garden in Cologne. Following the general renovation and restoration of the building, first opened in 1864, KölnKongress GmbH has once...

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Hydra and Cubo combine elegance and vivacity

Building on Phoenix Lake fitted with drainage channels from Richard Brink GmbH & Co. KG

The RIVA 1 building on the harbour promenade of Dortmund’s Phoenix Lake has been occupied since 2013. Commissioned by Dreier Immobilien, architectural firm Schamp & Schmalöer – also from Dortmund – created a five-storey office building including...

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Discreet drainage for a large space

Drainage channels and slotted channels by Richard Brink for the Hans-Sachs-Haus in Gelsenkirchen

Gelsenkirchen’s new town hall, the Hans-Sachs-Haus, functions as a central point of contact for the town’s residents and makes a distinctive mark on the townscape. To provide efficient drainage of precipitation from the neighbouring 2,200 square...

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Face to face with the skyline

Richard Brink fits penthouse with drainage channels

Taking indoor living outdoors – that was the aim in designing the 180 square metre outdoor areas of a city centre penthouse in the Rhine-Main region. By using a wide range of plants and combining materials like wood, stainless steel and natural...

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Visionary living

Richard Brink dewatering and drainage channels protect home on Phoenix Lake

The site of the former steelworks in the Phoenix Ost area of Hörde, Dortmund, has been a major hub of urban development for a number of years. Phoenix Lake is situated right at the heart of this newly developed residential, recreational and service...

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Harnessing the power of the sun

Solar substructures by Richard Brink installed on the roof of a Danish school

Denmark has ambitious plans for the energy transition. The aim is for 35% of end energy consumption to come from renewable energy sources by 2020. By 2050, it is hoped that the country will have made a complete switch to renewable forms of energy for...

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Shower channels by Richard Brink ensure comfort

The Austrian town of Seeboden on the bank of Lake Millstatt has seen the construction of a residential complex comprising 32 luxury apartments over the course of a year and a half. The apartments, created as part of the ‘Lakeside Dream’ project, are...

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New Sparkasse head office in Hilden

Dewatering channels from Richard Brink ensure barrier-free access

With its light-flooded new building and 120 employees, the Sparkasse Hilden-Ratingen-Velbert makes a striking new addition to Hilden’s town centre. One special feature of this edifice is its barrier-free access. This is evident in features such as...

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Frankfurt am Main builds on education

Edge profiles protect the parapets of two buildings on the Westend campus

Construction on the new campus belonging to Johann Wolfgang Goethe University in Frankfurt’s Westend district began back in 2004. A row of new buildings to the north of the heritage-protected former IG Farben Building of 1931 pay homage to this...

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Educational establishment towers over shopping centre

West district centre gives Innsbruck new impetus

The west district centre has added an energy-efficient building complex to Innsbruck, combining a public secondary school and a shopping centre under one roof. In what is a unique concept in Austria to date, in addition to the 30 shops on the lower...

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New Volksbank building in Gifhorn

Stainless steel dewatering systems complement the exposed concrete and glass façade

Volksbank Braunschweig Wolfsburg has erected a new building in the pedestrian zone of Gifhorn, an administrative district in Lower Saxony. The main challenge for the project was finding a way to integrate the building, designed by Stephan Braunfels...

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Olive trees over the Rhine

Spectacular terrace on the Cologne Kranhaus

Sixty-three metres above the Rhine, on the 18th floor of the Pandion Vista Kranhaus, is one of a total of four exclusive penthouse apartments. The highlight of the apartment is the 200 square metre terrace that carries the high-quality living space...

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Spiritual meeting place at the heart of the city

Drainage channels protect the Ecumenical Forum in Hamburg’s HafenCity against the effects of precipitation

The HafenCity, located close to Hamburg’s city centre, is one of the biggest construction projects in Europe. The newly developed city district recently acquired its own church: the HafenCity Ecumenical Forum. Nineteen churches from Hamburg have come...

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‘Sign’ high-rise office tower in Düsseldorf’s Medienhafen

Dewatering channels provide a frame for the building

In recent years, some outstanding architectural projects have sprung up in Düsseldorf’s Medienhafen development. High-rise towers with glass façades stand side-by-side with listed buildings, shaping the overall character of this innovative commercial...

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Exclusive address in the heart of Cologne

Residential building on the Clarenbach canal

Luxury living in a central location with a cost-effective construction method – these were the aims of the new building project on the Clarenbach canal in Cologne-Lindenthal. Düsseldorf architectural firm Wrede Architekten BDA designed a striking...

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Precise mitre joints

Custom-made drainage system for Deutsche Leasing

Deutsche Leasing has built a new 16,000 square metre building besides renovating their existing building in Bad Homburg. Both the façade of the old building and the upper floor of the new building have balconies. An efficient drainage system was...

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Protected against rainwater

Brink drainage channels protect R+V Versicherung

When planning new buildings, special consideration should always be paid to proper drainage. This also applied to the construction of the new administration building of R+V Versicherung in Wiesbaden, where natural drainage was not possible because of...

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Elegant from the ground up

Dewatering solutions for the Cologne Oval Offices

Over the last few years, several exceptional architectural projects have sprung up along the street Gustav-Heinemann-Ufer close to Cologne’s Rheinauhafen, one of the city’s key areas of development. The ‘Cologne Oval Offices’ complex is a prize...

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Water damage doesn’t stand a chance

Roof protection for the Kaufhaus Tyrol shopping centre courtesy of Richard Brink drainage systems

After six years of planning and construction, Kaufhaus Tyrol – the largest inner-city shopping centre in Austria – finally opened its doors last year in Innsbruck. Based on a design by renowned British architect, David Chipperfield, the building...

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