There are a lot of open connections in the building (not just horizontally, also vertically), around the voids of the building we’ve created a lot of space to encourage collaboration between people. Meeting people and working in teams should be stimulated.
The furnishing elements on the lowers floors of the new city office building are designed to avoid hierarchy. The citizens are the most important part, not the municipality.
The municipality of Venlo has received several nominations, awards and recommendations, not only because of their sustainable building, but also because of their efforts regarding Cradle2Cradle.