ENGINEERINGNET.EU -- The contract includes the design, development, maintenance, financing, as well as the facilities management of the new National Military Museum and the museum quarters at the former Soesterberg military airbase.
This involves a DBFMO contract covering a period of 25 years. The integral construction, technical engineering and infrastructural contract is valued at almost € 160 million of which approximately € 70 million is for maintenance and facilities management services.
The total project area is 45 hectares. A large museum building will be constructed at the centre of this area.
In addition, a number of existing buildings, including several with an important historical value, will be redesignated.
Aside from the construction and the services for the museum complex, the project also includes the layout and maintenance of the entire planning area.
The property will be opened up to holiday-makers, organized as a nature preserve and linked to surrounding nature and recreational areas.
Partners in this project include Claus and Kaan Architecten for the urban development design and the design of the museum building and the depot, H+N+S landschapsarchitecten for the landscape design and Kossmann.deJong for the museological fit-up.
Heijmans is a listed company that combines activities related to property development, residential building, non-residential building, technical services and infrastructure. Heijmans operates in the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany, with approximately 8,300 employees and € 2.4 billion in revenues in 2011.