Unusual Architecture + [MVSA]

Groninga, Paesi Bassi: [NEW SOZAVE BY MVSA]
New Sozawe by MVSA

The new SOZAWE (Social Services and Employment) will combine the services which are currently spread over the city of Groningen into one office building at location of Europapark, right next to the station.

New Sozawe by MVSA

The new office building will be inviting and transparent. A building in which meeting and the human scale play a central role. The project will have a light and friendly appearance with plenty of daylight.

New Sozawe by MVSA

The project shows its sustainable character through the use of green balconies, roof gardens and sedum roofs. And further more solar cells, underground energy storage and the use of rain water.

New Sozawe by MVSA

Inside the building there will be interior gardens and atriums which will benefit a natural working environment. The varies services are arranged around the central plaza in the main atrium.

New Sozawe by MVSA

Around 650 staff members work in the building; the office floors are set up according to the standards of The New Way of Working (Het Nieuwe Werken).

New Sozawe by MVSA

The new municipal public services building houses several departments of the City of Groningen, as well as the UWV (Public Employment Service) and the Groningse Kredietbank.

New Sozawe by MVSA
New Sozawe by MVSA
New Sozawe by MVSA
New Sozawe by MVSA
New Sozawe by MVSA
New Sozawe by MVSA

Location: Europark, Groningen, Holland Architects: MVSA Architect In Charge: Meyer en Van Schooten Architecten Area: Ca. 25.000 m² Client: SOZAWE, City of Groningen Photo: MVSA, Inko Tien,Richard Zeinstra