The former Citroën Yser car factory built in 1934, is currently undergoing a transformation to a multifunctional art and cultural centre. In the process the old usage structure of the car production by the architects’ collective Atelier Kanal, consisting of NoAarchitecten Brussels, EM2N Zurich and Sergison Bates architects London, have skilfully reinterpreted it. The striking, column-free hall with with a filigree glass-steel truss construction was designed like a church with a nave in the middle and side aisles. Today, this «Cathedral of Modernity» is to become a symbol for the future art and cultural centre. Completion is scheduled for the first quarter of 2023. All Jansen systems will be used.
KANAL Centre Pompidou Brussels, B
Estadio Santiago Bernabéu Madrid, E
Culture House Ceske Budejovice, CZ
The listed building, one of the first in the neo-Renaissance style in the Czech city of Budejovice in South Bohemia, was built in 1871 – 1872. During the refurbishment of the culture house VISS pivot doors were used, which are based on the proven VISS fa ade door, are being used. The planned completion is 2023.
Emperor’s Spa, Karlovy Vary CZ
The Emperor‘s Spa in Karlovy Vary was one of the most modern and luxurious spa facilities of its time. Its complete reconstruction is currently in preparation, and will transform the dilapidated building into a modern cultural centre. The filigree Janisol 2 window system and large windows from the VISS façade system in the fire protection version will be used. The construction project is scheduled from 2022 to 2023.
Museo del Prado Madrid, E
The «Hall of the Rich» is a noble building and one of the few remaining from the former 17th century palace «Buen Retiro». Under the direction of the architectural firm Rafael Moneo, the magnifcent interiors from the past are being renovated and given a new lease of life. New, state-of-theart galleries and public spaces give the transformed hall a high degree of permeability. A new public walkway through the building with terrace cafés on the north side invites visitors to linger. Janisol Arte windows are used.
Yangtze River International Conference Center Nanjing, CHN
The Historic and Magnificent Whiteleys Building London, GB
Whiteleys, one of the most traditional department stores in London, was built in 1911 and was considered in its heyday to be an «immense symposium of the arts and industries of the nation and of the world.» According to the plans of the architects Foster + Partners, the building is to be transformed into 139 flats, 20 new shops and restaurants, a cinema, a large gym and a Six Senses Hotel with 110 rooms as well as a social wellness club by 2023. Jansen has been awarded the contract for the exterior elements of the building’s listed façade. The tall window elements of the column-lined upper floor are to be finished in Janisol Arte 66 .