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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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Opened in late 2018, the Tirol Lodge is located at the heart of the Wilder Kaiser-Brixental ski resort. Winter sports enthusiasts who come here are rewarded by a direct link to the cable car valley station.

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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The residential district and marina that has emerged beside Lake Simcoe in Ontario, Canada, is characterised by a modern lifestyle on the one hand and a sustainable and environmentally friendly structure on the other.

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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A unique building complex has emerged in the Vanløse district of Copenhagen, combining modern living with a myriad of shopping options.

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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There’s a new landmark in Fürth city centre. The Ludwig Erhard Zentrum pays homage to the ‘father of the German economic miracle’ with a permanent exhibition. The modern new build is made up of four slightly offset cubes.

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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The Stadtwerke München (SWM) Munich City Utilities commissioned an ‘IT townhall’ – the IT-Rathaus – to be built on the premises of the Campus M technology park, bringing a large part of the municipal authorities’ information and telecommunications technology under one roof.

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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Striking a balance between tradition and modernity, the architects from kresings architektur GmbH designed a new town house in Münster. It fits into the makeup of the Wilhelminian-style street while also adopting a contemporary look.

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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The Dorint-Hotel Frankfurt/Oberursel enjoys an elevated position surrounded by extensive park grounds. High-quality channels from the company Richard Brink were fitted outside the hotel to guarantee optimal dewatering.

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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The Ruhr Park Bochum was reopened after two years of planning and implementation. Spread over an area of 245,000 m2, the second-oldest shopping centre in Germany has all the ingredients for a fun day out.

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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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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The new DITIB Central Mosque in Cologne-Ehrenfeld serves as a meeting point for religious, social and cultural events.

‘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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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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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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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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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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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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