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Elicium RAI / Benthem Crouwel Architekten

  • 01:00 - 6 July, 2011
Elicium RAI / Benthem Crouwel Architekten
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From the architect. The RAI Exhibition and Congress Centre has been extended with a new building, Elicium (from Elysium, meaning a delightful place). Its lower component, the Expo Foyer or 'Ballroom', hovers 5 metres above street level and is attached to the existing complex on both sides by aerial walkways.

This creates a circuit or perimeter walk, transforming the old forecourt into an 'enclosed garden'. Shifted up half a storey alongside the Expo Foyer are five congress halls; these are spatially linked but can be used separately. The Ballroom is a single large column-free space that may be divided up using sliding partitions. A seven-storey stack rises above the congress halls. Elicium puts the RAI in a better position to attract large multi-day international events and gives it a bold new front.

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Nanami X · July 19, 2011

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architecture3s · July 09, 2011

Great Project! Elicium RAI / http://t.co/VOqvqyI

Lahraichi Youssef · July 09, 2011

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Balmoi Abe · July 08, 2011

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Pr4xis · July 07, 2011

Otros holandeses con una linea de diseño muy limpia http://bit.ly/nk6Qan http://fb.me/16aWfqXVY

Günther M Liedl · July 07, 2011

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Nicholas Patten · July 07, 2011

Elicium RAI. http://bit.ly/odwjVv

Ariel Calderon · July 07, 2011

Elicium RAI / Benthem Crouwel Architekten http://archdai.ly/rky5NQ #architecture

Sagar Chowdhury · July 07, 2011

It looks nicely detailled but it the design isn't particularly original. Infact Dutch architects seem to have stagnated a bit in their ideas. The design language is reminiscent of the stuff that was happening there in the late 90's to the mid 2000's. Time to move on folks.....

ArchitecturePassion · July 06, 2011

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Architecture Network · July 06, 2011

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Air Brick · July 06, 2011

This is a beautiful building and reminds me of an old computer game called snake.

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