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Geplaatst op: 29 November 2021

Often we receive very special requests, for example whether we want to provide constructive advice for a property with which we have an affinity. But recently we received an application about an institution with which we have an affinity. To which we would like to contribute, in this case to the experience of the residents of Hospice De Wingerd.

Hospice De Wingerd is located at the foot of the Amerongse mountain and on the edge of the Utrechtse Heuvelrug, where palliative terminal care is offered. LENGKEEK Architects and Engineers designed the garden house on behalf of Zorggroep Charim. A nice, bright place with various care facilities. Residents can enjoy nature and the sunlight here, outside the walls of their room in the hospice. Pelecon calculated and drew the construction for this garden house.

Geplaatst op: 25 November 2021

The Bolwerck on Sint Janstraat on the south side of the historic center of Oudewater is being offered for development by the municipality. The Bolwerck is a special historic and striking location that contains very high spatial and cultural-historical qualities for the city center of Oudewater. The Bolwerck is bordered by the municipal monument the Grote Gracht and the Sint Janstraat. The location is in close proximity to large-scale monuments such as the St. Franciscuskerk and the former public school.

City ​​wall
The volume of the new building, containing 50 rental and owner-occupied apartments and 60 underground parking spaces, is inspired by the historic contours of the ramparts from 1747. The layered structure of the cross-section suggests a city wall. The city wall follows the contour of the fortress along the water of the Grote Gracht. A modern two-storey apartment building with a recessed layer on top of this robust city wall is being built. In this way, the urban design and the architectural elaboration are in line with the history of the place.

Constructive Challenge
The constructive challenge lay in the fact that the houses are situated above the parking garage. In order to avoid many load-bearing beams in the parking basement, it was decided to design the partitions between the apartments as ‘wall beams’. The building wall is therefore not only a ‘wall’ but also a ‘beam’. This construction method provides a parking garage with a flat ceiling without concrete beams.

Construction request
The planning application for the apartment complex was submitted last week. A beautiful design by architect Jillis Kinkel, in which Pelecon is involved as chief engineer. The complex is being built by Van Baaren contractors from Schoonhoven.

Renders: www.grizli.nl

Villa fully posted in “the work”

Geplaatst op: 23 June 2021

LAST SATURDAY, ONE OF OUR COLLEAGUES TOOK A BOAT TRIP OVER THE NIEUWKOOPSE PLASSEN. HE ENTERS A MODERN VILLA HOUSE; A BEAUTIFUL PROJECT FOR A PRIVATE TARGET GROUP ON WHICH PELECON PARTICIPATED. THESE ARE FUN QUESTIONS TO RESOLVE FOR PELECON, NEXT TO LARGE OFFICE BUILDINGS AND DISTRIBUTION CENTERS.

Unique to this villa is that the load-bearing skeleton consists entirely of cast-in-place concrete. This means that the work of pouring the walls, storey and roof floor took place entirely on the construction site. The hanging balcony/platform has also been cast in place and hangs completely around the house from an isokorf thermal bridge interruption system. Due to large floor spans and floor cantilevers, the formwork for the pour is sufficiently pre-arched and raised to obtain a horizontal floor construction in the final situation.

Pelecon worked closely with contractor Aannemingsbedrijf Van der Vlist and was responsible for constructive advice for this villa on the Zuidhoek residential location.

A unique project in Gouda

Geplaatst op: 21 April 2021

This was a unique project to work on. Above the Rituals, on the corner of Kleiweg – Turfweg in Gouda, five homes were completed in December 2020. The renovation of this old building in the city center started with an investigation. The upper floors of the building had not been used for the last 30 years and had been poorly maintained, making them dilapidated. The owner really wanted to know whether a combination of shopping and living could be realized. Pelecon has calculated all existing constructions and made a constructive calculation for the renewed construction.

We were involved in this project as a consultant up to and including delivery. During construction, we mainly contributed to solutions for unforeseen deviations. We have also answered all questions from inspection authorities and assessed all buyers’ wishes in terms of construction.

A cool project, we say ourselves, in which we have put our heart and soul into it for three years. We are therefore very proud of the end result!

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Photo’s: Whitehouse Development

The future: durability with steel

Geplaatst op: 20 December 2020

We previously wrote about the use of sustainable raw materials for concrete construction. Pelecon was the first in the Netherlands to apply “Freement” in the construction design of a building foundation. Freement is a recycled type of concrete. In addition to durable concrete, it is also increasingly common to use durable steel of higher quality in a steel construction.

We previously wrote about the use of sustainable raw materials for concrete construction. Pelecon was the first in the Netherlands to apply “Freement” in the construction design of a building foundation. Freement is a recycled type of concrete. In addition to durable concrete, it is also increasingly common to use durable steel of higher quality in a steel construction.

Advantages of steel qualities S235 – S35

The material costs for the production of steel grades S235 – S355 are roughly the same. By continuously increasing the production of high quality steel, the costs converge. The current cost ratio in the market between S235 and S355 is approx. 2-5% more expensive for the higher quality. The strength capacity of S355 is 50% stronger compared to S235 steel. By using S355 steel instead of S235 steel in the calculation design, the steel weight of a building structure can be reduced by approximately 20-25%, which is a direct cost and environmental saving

Energy neutral

A steel construction element is dimensionally and wear resistant. Because it can be built tightly, the end result of the structure is airtight. Which, of course, together with good insulation and the installation of solar panels, ensures an ultimately energy-neutral building

Lower environmental impact

Steel is manufactured industrially, there is little or no construction waste. But there are more reasons why sustainable steel has a lower environmental impact.

1. De- and remountable

It is very easy to reuse steel. Then there must be a simple design from which the steel can be disassembled. At Pelecon we are already working within our latest construction designs to design the steel construction in combination with floor elements de- and remontabal.

2. Database for buildings

Another important part is the creation of a database for buildings that we are going to build now and in the future. The current buildings are fully BIM engineered. This means that all building elements can be easily traced back to size and quality. If the building is at the end of its life, the building elements can be selected by means of the BIM models. They can be given a second life in another building or work of art.

3. Biocoat

What also contributes to sustainability is coating the steel structure with an indoor climate by means of Biocoat. This transparent coating of steel structures gives the steel a robust and natural look. This coating is more environmentally friendly than traditional coatings. (www.circulairstaal.nl)

4. Skellet

A sustainable way of building can be done by applying the “Skellet building system”. A Skellet profile has holes on a grid of 25 mm that are used to connect the profiles by means of blind rivets. The Skellet building system therefore only consists of bolted and riveted connections that can be assembled and disassembled without damaging the connecting pieces. The result is dimensional stability and flexibility in design and during construction and the possibility to reuse the profiles. (www.skellet.com)

Positive influence on environmental savings

In short: Today’s steel constructions have an increasingly smaller impact on the environment during the production of the building components up to and including dismantling and recycling or reuse. Pelecon always takes durable steel structures into account when designing. After all, sustainability is a keyword for the future in construction!

Would you like to know more about this? Please contact us via info@pelecon.nl or +31 (0) 182 231 400.

Environmental permit submitted for building plan in Leiden

Geplaatst op: 18 December 2020

With great pleasure and dedication we have contributed to the development of a building plan at 65 Rooseveldstraat in Leiden. Apartments, commercial spaces and a two-storey parking garage will soon be developed here. Today the environmental permit has been submitted for the building that is designed as a concrete construction.

Sustainable

The project in Leiden is a special and sustainable building plan. This is reflected in, among other things, the roof garden that is located on top of the parking garage. Pelecon calculated the construction of the parking garage, so that the roof garden will soon be really safe and accessible for the residents of the complex.

Calculate and draw

In addition to calculating and drawing for the roof garden, Pelecon was responsible for optimizing the construction of the parking garage, so that the columns do not obstruct the entrance and exit of the garage. The garage is column-free as much as possible. In addition, we calculated the floor construction, so that the indoor outdoor spaces could be included in the same floor construction.

Freement; an application that contributes to a sustainable building

Geplaatst op: 20 October 2020

THE FOUNDATION, OR FOUNDATION OF A BUILDING, ENSURES THAT THE WEIGHT OF THE BUILDING IS TRANSFERRED TO THE LOADING SUBSTRATE AND / OR POSTS. AT PELECON WE ADVISE PROJECT DEVELOPERS, ARCHITECTS AND CONSTRUCTION COMPANIES ON THE APPLICATION OF CONCRETE FOUNDATIONS, among other things. IN WHICH WE LATTY RECOMMEND THE SUSTAINABLE FOUNDATION, ALSO “FREEMENT”, MORE OFTEN. BUT WHAT IS THAT FREEMENT CONCRETE ACTUALLY?

After water, concrete is the most used product in the world and is made up of the raw materials gravel, sand and cement. A great product, but almost 9 percent of global CO2 emissions originate from concrete. Freement has been developed to reduce this figure. Freement is a circular concrete mortar where recycled cement is used. This is extracted from concrete rubble from demolition buildings.

RECYCLING CONCRETE

Recycling of concrete has been going on for as long as concrete has been used. In the form of rubble granulate, this product serves as a substrate for road construction, among other things. This residual flow is seen as a low-value residual product. Unlike traditional coarse concrete crushers, the Smart Liberator subtly rubs and turns cement stone from concrete debris and “liberates” it into reusable cement. This makes the original components reusable, so that the cement part in particular can again serve as a high-quality product. By re-adding gravel and sand, the correct dosage is again created and ultimately the recycled concrete: “Freement”. The worldwide application of the circular Freement results in up to nine percent less CO2 emissions. And it fully fits in with the ever-increasing desire to build as sustainably as possible.

PELECON APPLIES FREEMENT IN ADVICE

Pelecon was the first in the Netherlands to use this type of concrete in the construction design of a building foundation. We are very enthusiastic about this type of concrete and will therefore always include it in our advice as a potential sustainability solution. But it does not stop there, we generally continue to look for smart solutions to make the buildings for which we constructively calculate increasingly sustainable. After all, we never sit still!

Long cooperation for new construction court houses in Montfoort

Geplaatst op: 9 June 2020

Pelecon does not stand still! From the first plans for the houses until now, during construction, we advise on behalf of De Vries en Verburg Ontwikkeling about the constructional constructions of 9 spacious court houses in Montfoort. These are detached, semi-detached houses and semi-detached houses situated around a closed court, designed by Quadrant Architects. All homes are gas-free and energy-efficient and meet all requirements for modern homes in 2020.