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National Military Museum

The National Military Museum (NMM) shows the importance of the armed forces to society in the past, present and future. A wide range of large objects, like tanks, aeroplanes, armoured vehicles and helicopters, are on display. The museum is located inside a newly built aeroplane hangar. This hangar also contains an office complex which has been fitted with an Inteco climate ceiling.

Challenge: Allowing the black beams of the metal construction to continue into the structure of the climate ceiling.

Heijmans recommended using radiant ceilings in the climate concept because of the comfort-related preferences identified by employees. According to the architect, the RAL 8022 (black/brown) beams in the metal construction were an essential part of the design. These black/brown beams protruded from the façade and were expected to remain visible in the ceiling. We were able to realise this using black/brown (RAL 8022) grids. In addition, the light shafts in internal offices were a fixed design element and climate ceiling components had to be placed around them.

Solution
Due to the prominent and visible black/brown metal beams, construction tolerances for the whole building were measured after construction; only then could drawings for the ceiling be created. It was a real challenge to fix the ceiling in place because we had a plenum height between 4 and 5 metres. There was a metal beam construction, so we assembled heavy overarching profiles to which the climate ceiling could be attached. The assembly firm faced a real job actually getting these heavy constructions inside the building. This resulted in a ceiling that fitted perfectly within the design created by the architect.

Used products

  • MeandRo
  • Lighting (Philips fixtures)

For further information about these products, please refer to the product descriptions at the bottom of this page.

Relevant expertises

  • Design
  • Tailor-made solutions

For further information about these Inteco expertises, please refer to the descriptions at the bottom of this page.

Specifications partners/customers

Client
National Military Museum
Installation advisor
Heijmans
Architect
Felix Claus Dick from Wageningen Architecten

Characteristics

Country
Netherlands
Project type
Government building
Type product
MeandRo / Philips fixtures

Used products

MeandRo

MeandRo

Copper climate system for cooling and heating

The MeandRo climate system, which has been developed and patented by Inteco, is a copper diffusion-proof radiant panel that is unique in ...

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Lighting

Lighting

Stylish and efficient integration solutions

A climate ceiling where innovative light fixtures have been effectively integrated adds an extra dimension to the offered thermal and aco...

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Related expertises

Customization

We aim for optimal comfort experience and will make any compromises.

Inteco's motto is: 'Comfort without Compromise'. We use our creativity, experience and expertises to fully integrate ceilings into the building concept.


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Design

Comfort without Compromise

We develop concepts that enhance the aesthetic or historical characteristics of a building while realising comfort and performance-related benefits associated with climate ceilings.




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Do not hesitate to contact me on more information on this project.

Jack Didderiëns
Jack Didderiëns Project management and engineering Project Manager +31(0)6 204 185 07 Know more about Jack
Paul Ruijgrok
Paul Ruijgrok Board and administration General Director +31(0)6 532 318 58 Know more about Paul