Phase 3 of the urban master plan for the historic center of Meerssen, developed in 1997, is now being realized. The different parts of this Master Plan as the extension of the marketplace, the realization of the Maison de Ville, with the Customer Contact Center of the municipality in conjunction with five apartments above and the apartment complex Nieuw Proosdij, located around the former, transformed monastery will be added to the already implemented plan components.
The extension of the underground carparking phase 1 and the completion of the revitalized park, designed by landscape architect Office Verbeek, are part of the final implementation of the Master Plan. This concludes a developement, which will make the center of Meerssen future-proof and adaptable to the ever-changing needs of the organism town. What was missing was the connection of the market square with the park in an urban structure, which allows the increased market square, as well as the enlarged Park to be embedded in an urban space frame. Coenen Sättele Architects, is responsible for the design and detailed final design of the Maison de Ville and the complex Maison Proosdij, including the garage and defined the contours of the design of public spaces.
Meanwhile, the building process of the Maison de Ville has been completed and the Customer Contact Center KCC moved into in June 2015. The implementation of the Maison Proosdij consisting of 19 residential units and a small commercial space, launched in November 2014, is completed in the end of 2015, together with the design of the public spaces.
Material Used :
1. Aluminum façade profiles: Reynaers
2. Steel façade profiles / steel constructions: Hesta
3. Glass oriels north facade: Octatube
4. Internal Lighting: Zumtobel
5. Elevator: Schindler
6. Façade Maintenance Elevator: Kone
7. Glass balustrades: Storax
8. Acoustic wall panels: Ecophone
9. Stainless Steel Mesh: CarlStahl
10. Electric Installation: Mansveld
11. Mechanical Installations: Unica