The formation of Deltares in 2008 grouped all the knowledge in the Netherlands relating to delta issues in a single research institute. The aim of merging the different disciplines was to allow the Netherlands to develop better solutions for new challenges such as sea-level rise, extreme precipitation and falling land levels.
Architect Jeanne Dekkers Architectuur Location Delft - The Netherlands Company involved Euramax Coated Products Website http://www.euramax.nl
ThyssenKrupp Headquarter Essen
ThyssenKrupp’s decision to relocate its operations from 15 different sites across the Ruhr region to a former industrial site at Essen, where the company was founded, has resulted in an award-winning collection of strikingly modern buildings amid a newly created green and peaceful urban district boasting its own micro-climate.
Images courtesy of C. Richters / AACMA / JSWD
Architect Atelier d'architecture Chaix et Morel (Misha Kramer) Location Essen - Germany Company involved ThyssenKrupp Steel Website http://www.thyssenkrupp-steel-europe.com
Eel Pie island
The Eel Pie Island Hotel was a major jazz and blues venue in the 1960s, hosting performances from a wide variety of artists, including up-and-coming bands The Rolling Stones, The Who and Pink Floyd.
Architect Henry Harrison Location London - UK Company involved SSAB Website http://www.ssab.com