Educational institutions

Close to the limit - flooring renovation at Germany’s highest peak

The Schneefernerhaus on the southern escarpment of the Zugspitze summit is the environmental research station with the highest location in Germany. In spring 2012, the recreation room for researchers and students was comprehensively modernised. Fußboden Gröschl experts from Garmisch-Partenkirchen used Uzin installation materials for the floor renovation work on the highest construction site in Germany and overcame logistical challenges along with the vagaries of the weather.  

Hard-wearing floors for children to play on

The “Filzli” nursery opened the doors at Villa Findeisen in Ettlingen, south of Karlsruhe, back in June. Commissioned by Findeisen, the specialist company for textile floor coverings made of needlefelt, the application engineers from Wolff, Uzin and Findeisen worked closely together to prepare the various substrates in the three-storey building. They professionally laid hard-wearing and ideally coordinated floor systems – including using the Uzin pump truck. The finishing touches were coloured needlefelt modules of various shapes and structures. Within 28 days, a newly designed area of approx. 550 m2 was created in close collaboration between everyone working on the building, taking into account the different floor heights and conditions and providing the children with a safe space to play and learn in a colourful environment.

Highly durable screed for the Lappersdorf Gymnasium grammar school.

The construction of a new grammar school was decided in Lappersdorf, south of Regensburg, at the end of 2009 From 2011 to 2012 a new school complex of top-notch design was built in only 15 months. Today, it offers optimal learning conditions to over 700 students, thanks to its own cafeteria, ideal rooms for all-day attendance as well as numerous recreational, mobility and resting facilities.

Record: Daycare centre with rapid screed from UZIN.

The new daycare centre Uferstädtchen was built in the middle of of Nuremberg’s metropolitan region, on the grounds of the Uferstadt Fürth business and science campus. The two-storey building, situated in the redeveloped district on the former Grundig area, provides space for three groups, a fitness room, and views of the renaturalised Pegnitz and the surrounding greenery.

Van Andel Institute - Institute's medical research and education facility

In celebration of Van Andel Institute’s fifth anniversary, Van Andel Institute (VAI) Chairman and CEO David Van Andel announced plans for Phase II, an expansion of the Institute's medical research and education facility.

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