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A stable photovoltaic system in next to no time

Richard Brink solar substructures for residential flat roofs

Gütersloh, 23/11/2023. A project in Gütersloh, Germany, showcases the exceptional functionality of Richard Brink GmbH & Co. KG’s Miralux Flex substructure systems for solar panels, which can be implemented on the roof surface without intensive…

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Evergreen architecture for a flourishing district

Modular living walls for façade greenery on the Green City Tower

Freiburg im Breisgau, 05/10/2023. An ambitious city-planning project on the site of the old northern freight yard has been underway for a number of years. The project showcases how disused post-industrial spaces can be brought back to life in a…

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Transforming the functional into something beautiful

Richard Brink supplies concrete channels and cast gratings for new residential areas in Copenhagen’s South Harbour

Copenhagen, 13.09.2023. Urban redensification and the development of abandoned industrial, rail and harbour installations have long been a focus of urban development. The modern residential quarters that have emerged on Copenhagen’s South Harbour…

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Modern headquarters with a sustainable mix of materials

Richard Brink supplies drainage channels for barista company’s roof terraces

Hövelhof, 01.08.2023. CUP&CINO’s newly completed company headquarters brings industrial charm typical of Hamburg’s warehouse district to Eastern Westphalia. The complex also stands out for its sustainable construction, modern facilities and…

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Countering heavy rainfall with XXL drainage

Gravel-filled drainage channels from Richard Brink protect industrial facilities from flooding

Schloß Holte-Stukenbrock 22/05/2023. When large amounts of rain fall onto sealed surfaces, it is not uncommon for flooding to occur. The business premises of Parker Hannifin Manufacturing Germany had experienced this first hand at their site in…

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Identity-shaping gateway to the city

Company Richard Brink equips Freiburg’s Volksbank complex with broad range of products

Freiburg im Breisgau, 08.03.2023. As part of the plans to reconstruct Freiburg’s Volksbank headquarters, architect’s office Hadi Teherani Architects envisaged a tailor-made design for the new building complex. Extending beyond the shell’s unique…

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Elevating ambience through outdoor design

Company Richard Brink supplies bespoke raised beds for hospital grounds

Warendorf, 13/01/2023. As part of the plans to extend Josephs-Hospital Warendorf in North Rhine-Westphalia, importance was also placed on the design of the outdoor space. A series of raised beds, complete with seating, was added to the entrance area…

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Drainage for a historical landmark

Company Richard Brink supplies dewatering solutions to listed castle complex

Bingen am Rhein, 08.12.2022. Extensive repair work was recently carried out at Klopp castle to seal and restore a terrace area which doubles as the roof of the restaurant below. The project took both visual and functional aspects into account, in due…

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Modular, inside and out

Raised beds and drainage solutions for brand new office building

Karlsruhe, 10/04/2022. Karlsruhe wholesale market is now home to a state-of-the-art office complex boasting impressive architecture and top energy efficiency. The striking CarlsCube stands out, among other things, for its modular construction. This…

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Stellar garden design

Custom-made planting systems from the company Richard Brink sculpt fruit, vegetable and flower beds

Northern German landscape architecture meets Arabian flair: these two contrasting styles were brought together to shape a unique garden for a private home in Bremen that was planned and created with impressive attention to detail. Custom-made raised…

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Office building with feel-good flair

Impressive new company headquarters with raised beds and drainage gullies from Richard Brink

A new office building has been constructed in the north of Aachen that offers the perfect setting for producing high-quality work while also providing a space to relax and discuss projects. The new headquarters of companies MAGMA and SIGMA impress…

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Drainage with a lake view

Exclusive hotel complex home and dry with channels from Richard Brink

Right in the heart of the Mecklenburg Lake District, MAREMÜRITZ Yachthafen Resort offers exclusive holiday living that harmonises wonderfully with the beautiful national park just a stone’s throw away. Premium drainage channels from the company…

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Belles of the bank

Sparkasse atriums fitted with raised beds and drainage channels from Richard Brink

Sparkasse Aachen’s newly designed branch on Friedrich-Wilhelm-Platz awaits customers with a light-flooded service centre. Two planted atriums, which are sure to become real centrepieces of the much-frequented branch, let in plenty of natural light.…

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Evergreen residential quarter

Additional raised beds from Richard Brink for Tarpenbeker Ufer

In Hamburg’s Groß Borstel district, the Tarpenbeker Ufer residential quarter has the advantage of being close to nature while enjoying all the benefits of urban living. Raised beds from the company Richard Brink help keep the quarter green all year…

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Living in two worlds

Custom-made stainless steel channels from Richard Brink provide the perfect drainage solution for the “Gleis Park” apartment complex

The green space next to Gleisdreieck subway station is an oasis of calm amid Berlin’s metropolis. The park has a broad appeal, attracting walkers, runners, dog owners and nature lovers. The residents of Gleis Park Apartments – a living complex…

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Drainage for Saxony’s Versailles

Custom-made dewatering solutions for historical orangery in Gross-Sedlitz Baroque Garden

The renovation of listed buildings requires the use of materials that blend in seamlessly with the surrounding architecture and spaces. The installation of channels and gratings produced by the company Richard Brink above the historical orangery in…

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Efficient, resilient, custom-made

Swimming pool showers upgraded with dewatering solution from Richard Brink

Industrial and kitchen channels make up the largest product categories for indoor drainage manufactured by the company Richard Brink. The highly functional products are also the ideal solution for demanding settings such as public sanitary areas.…

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Bespoke greenery for a modern residential quarter

Made-to-measure raised beds from Richard Brink installed at Tarpenbeker Ufer

The best of both worlds – the new Tarpenbeker Ufer residential quarter in Hamburg’s Groß Borstel district is close to nature and yet centrally located. The complex is made up of a number of sites, all featuring contemporary rental and owner-occupied…

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Bubbling castle landscape

Drainage solutions from Richard Brink for a barrier-free water feature

With the aim of respecting the town’s history while also revamping the public space for its residents, a unique series of fountains has been installed in Lüdinghausen. The combination of partly engraved natural stone slabs, fountains and drainage…

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Rethinking public spaces

Drainage solutions from Richard Brink for the Forum Groningen

The striking structure of the Forum Groningen shoots up into the sky out of the otherwise historical heart of the Dutch provincial capital of Groningen. The unique architecture of the building boasts unconventional approaches both inside and out, and…

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Top performance with a sleek aesthetic

Tailor-made drainage solutions for shower areas from Richard Brink

TowerPower, a gym in the Siegburg TurmCenter, plays host to top fitness performance on a daily basis. No less high-performing are the drainage channels and floor drains from Richard Brink GmbH & Co. KG, which were installed during extensive…

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Discreet channels for an impressive water display

Custom drainage from Richard Brink for a fountain feature

In the centre of Regensburg, the ‘Römerrastplatz’ invites visitors to stay a while and explore the art and history of the city. A water feature with fountains really adds charm to the welcoming design of the square. Drainage solutions from Richard…

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Showcase pieces in real-world use

Drainage solutions from Richard Brink for the NürnbergMesse glass façade

The NürnbergMesse Group has undertaken the extensive modernisation of its exhibition premises with the aim of connecting people and offering visitors the highest degree of comfort in the process. Take, for example, the new Hall 3C, which has been a…

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A green place of learning

Raised beds from Richard Brink carve out a spacious outdoor area for the Quartier Nord

The Zollverein Coal Mine Industrial Complex has been home to the Quartier Nord of the Welterbe Zollverein Campus of the Folkwang University of the Arts since the end of 2017. The complex is a UNESCO world heritage site with a unique architectural…

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Custom greenery for urban living spaces

Raised beds from Richard Brink at the bus station fulfil versatile functions

In renovating the central bus station in Gelsenkirchen, the city focused specifically on providing a space that was accessible and as comfortable as possible for passengers. Modern raised beds from Richard Brink GmbH & Co. KG helped achieve this aim.…

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Dry feet throughout the city centre

Richard Brink products provide drainage for a timelessly modern pedestrian zone

The city of Pforzheim wanted to revamp Westliche Karl-Friedrich-Strasse, transforming it into a modern, spacious and inviting pedestrian zone. To that end, an area measuring around 200 m in length was paved with high-quality concrete tiling, and…

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A long-term view of functionality

Access balconies in a block of flats equipped with drainage channels from Richard Brink

A construction project in the city of Detmold shows that social housing does not have to compromise on the quality of the design and materials used. These partially covered areas are drained using Stabile and Hydra inspection channels and drainage…

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Green symbiosis at UNESCO World Heritage site

Individually designed raised beds add a splash of green to the Zollverein Coal Mine Industrial Complex

How can we strike a respectable balance between man-made and natural landscapes at the world heritage ensemble? This was the question put to designers for a new car park and neighbouring administration building for the RAG-Stiftung and RAG AG on the…

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A striking play of colours

Raised beds by Richard Brink sculpt a maze of roses

A unique rose garden on your very doorstep – this was a dream come true for one client in the town of Schloß Holte-Stukenbrock, Eastern Westphalia. Roses and shrubs flourish in abundance in the round maze created using raised beds from the company…

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Green symbiosis in the urban quarter

Custom-made raised bed from Richard Brink adds finishing touch to Neudorfer Markt in Duisburg

A meadow of flowers in the middle of the city? A rarity now enjoyed by the residents of Neudorfer Markt in Duisburg. A raised bed created especially for the city lifts the overall look of the area and is a great addition for flora and fauna in the…

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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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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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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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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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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 heavy…

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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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