UFO in Zoetermeer

Shopping center West Zoetermeer

Project : UFO Zoetermeer.
Building place : Shopping center West Zoetermeer.
Company : CSM
Info: Weight 290 tons
        Diameter 35 meters
        Height 12 meters
        Supports on only 3 concrete columns having a 800 mm diameter.
Draftsman : Eddy Vrolix
Software used : Advance – Steel suite.

"...the complex geometry featuring curved bars and custom connections was an easy task with Advance Steel and demonstrates the amazing potential of the software." Mr. Eddy Vrolyx, CSM Project Manager


Shopping center West Zoetermeer

This project designed and detailed by CSM, a subsidiary of the Victor Buyck group, makes extensive use of Advance – Steel's capabilities (complex geometry modeling , curved beams, specific user connections). The project is a UFO shaped structure in the middle of the Zoetermeer town center.

CSM did the structural calculation, detailing and checking of all the fabrication drawings.

Shopping center West Zoetermeer

Shopping center West Zoetermeer

Shopping center West Zoetermeer
The project currently under construction (May 2005) and is a good example of the tremendous capabilities offered by Advance – Steel for modeling and fabricating complex structures.

Shopping center West Zoetermeer