February 2015 Eight months after the start of construction the highest point of the new building for the Faculty of Applied Sciences of TU Delft is reached. The building starts to take shape: the concrete structural work is almost finished, the facades on both the west and south side are almost at altitude, and some of the special facade fronts has been placed. The celebration of the highest point was initiated by Janneke Kamstra with a satisfied conclusion that the TU Delft is experiencing a major commitment to all construction partners involved. The new faculty building contains numerous constructive and technical challenges. This involvement is absolutely necessary in order to build such high-quality and complex project. Together with Ton Smolders, project director of the consortium, she hoisted up the Dutch flag from one of the huge stainless steel chimneys.
The building contains over 30.000sqm of floorspace containing very sophisticated laboratory facilities for the departments of Bionanotechnology, Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, grouped around an impressive central atrium and two green courtyards. The complex is realized by the consortium Hurks - Kuijpers / ULC in collaboration with laboratory specialist Waldner.