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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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The tapered monolith shoots up into the sky out of the otherwise historical heart of the city.

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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A block of 25 flats across multiple floors was built in Detmold as social housing.

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.

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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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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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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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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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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