chateau st estate a pavilionOn the Chateau St. estate a pavilion with a very special role and appearance has been built. The pavilion stands in between two historic buildings and with its natural design it has the requisite connection with its environment. Various rooms in the pavilion, including the warmly and classically furnished entrance hall, have been fitted with solid wood Derako grill ceilings. Château St. Gerlach is an estate near Maastricht, in the centre of the undulating Limburg countryside: a unique complex with a luxury hotel, restaurant and spa. Mecanoo architects designed a pavilion that connects the historic buildings, including the Château (1661), the St. Gerlachus church (1727) and the farmhouse with it's inner courtyard (1668).

 

alliantie derakoHousing association 'Alliantie' totally renovated and transformed their offices into a very amenable building with more light and transparency. Various spaces and working areas were fitted with Derako solid wood grill walls, which not only ensured a warm atmosphere but also better acoustics.

 

derako plafond systeemTo further highlight the products and the company, Derako has a collaboration with Leaf Review, a renowned portal and magazine, which provides and shares information among leading architects, planners and contractors in Europe. The Leaf Review magazine and the website (www.leading-architects.eu) express opinions, ideas and philosophies of Europe's foremost architects and construction engineers. They offer a mix of inspirational articles, case studies, exclusive interviews and company profiles.

 

volvo showroomFor the Volvo Retail Experience, car manufacturer Volvo has developed a new concept for their showrooms, which will be carried through universally. A warm, Scandinavian, open design for offices and meeting rooms. The showrooms are above all light and the maintenance areas open. In these areas the "customer experience" is central, and for the ceilings in several of these areas a Derako solid wooden grill and linear system were chosen.

 

zwarthout gevelThe Derako façade system has been on the market for some time now and has been used successfully for various projects. Recently the system was also made available with the characteristic Zwarthout "Shodoshima". The slats' entirely hidden assembly method makes the system not only unique but also ensures reduction in building costs. In addition, the system is C2C certified and contributes directly to obtaining BREEAM and LEED credits.

 

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