Arnhem Central - Transfer Hall


Arnhem, Netherlands, 1996–2015

The Transfer hall is the central piece of the Arnhem Central Masterplan, linking different programmes and levels. The building shelters the facilities and waiting areas for the trains, trolley buses and bus station, as well as commercial areas and a conference centre, and serves as the linking hub between these transportation modes, the city centre, the Coehoorn area, the parking garage and the office plaza.

Client: ProRail bv
Location: Station area, Arnhem
Gross Building surface: 21.750 m2
Building volume: 90,000 m3 
Capacity: Transfers per day 110.000 

Photography: ©Hufton+Crow, ©Siebe Swart, Construction: ©Ballast Nedam / Bam

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Ben van Berkel with Arjan Dingsté, and Misja van Veen, Marc Hoppermann, René Toet, Kristoph Nowak, Tobias Wallisser, Nuno Almeida, Marc Herschel, Rein Werkhoven, Matthew Johnston, Sander Versluis, Derrick Diporedjo, Ahmed El-Shafei, Juliane Maier, Daniel Gebreiter, Uli Horner, Freddy Koelemeijer, Kirstin Sandner.

Engineering: Arup (Amsterdam), Van der Werf & Lankhorst
Construction advisor phase 2: BAM Advies & Engineering
Installations: Arcadis
Contractor Phase 1: Bouwcombinatie BAM Ballast Arnhem Centrum VOF
Contractor Phase 2: Bouwcombinatie OV Terminal Arnhem VOF
Fire safety: DGMR