Railway Station Roofing Made out of Glulam

Roof Structure for the Station Assen-NL

Year of Construction: 2018/19

Client: Gemeente Assen


Area: about 3100 m²

Glue laminated timber: about 600 m³


Powerhouse Company

De Zwarte Hond

Structural design of bicycle cellars, pavilions:

Breed Id


Asymmetrical shell structure out of triangles, which are identical in plan. Star-shaped supports bear the curved roof, which is partially planted green and partially glazed.

Our services: Consultancy for Timber construction, structural engineering, design planning (voorlopig ontwerp und definitief ontwerp) - compareable with Service phases 1-6 according to German HOAI



The winning design, from a short list of five invited architecture offices, connects the state capital at local and national level. The winning design is from the pen of Powerhouse Company and De Zwarte Hond from the Netherlands and is to be implemented by 2019. The project team relies on our expertise for execution planning and structural planning.