March 2015 The construction of the Center Court on the Brightlands Chemelot Campus in Geleen goes fast. In two months, the excavation for this 20.000m2 large building is ready, together with a part of the huge concrete footings. These footings are 4 by 4 meters and 90 centimeters deep. On this foundation, a steel structure will be build with hollow core slabs, a façade construction of timber frame and a light siding. All because of a short construction period.
The Center Court will be the meeting, educational and research center on the Brightlands Chemelot Campus. On the ground floor various catering facilities and an experience center will be realized. The experience center will show (applications of) new on the campus developed bio-based materials. On the floors there will be a meeting center, the educational and research areas of the University of Maastricht and CHILL, and office space for the DSM Innovation Centre. According to schedule the Center Court will be completely wind and waterproof late October.