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What the hotel of the future could look like is already becoming a reality in Belgium: Not far from Brussels, construction work is underway - planned using state-of-the-art digital methods, realized with Xella building materials. It expands Europe's largest innovation campus "Living Tomorrow" where
Two eight-story apartment blocks in Berlin show how to successfully combine little building space and moderate rents while maintaining the urban identity of the area. A trend-setting project for the tightly populated areas throughout Europe.
For decades, the Heilig Hartkerk in Breda, the Netherlands, stood empty. But with
the help of Silka sand-lime bricks, twenty luxury flats are now being built in the
In the Czech Republic, a new residential complex with more than 200 apartments is being built under the name "Bydlení Skvrňany", which will provide a home for many people in the future. For this purpose, the developing company Trigema relies on digital construction with the BIM model, sustainable
With 45 floors, the Eurovea Tower is Bratislava's first real skyscraper. As part of the Eurovea venture, it is one of the largest construction projects in Slovakia's history. The second stage of the project, which is currently underway, has big goals - a full-fledged new city district.
The Kozlišov spa hotel in Bojnice, Slovakia, had to close temporarily due to the COVID 19 pandemic. Those in charge used the break to renovate large parts of the resort's facilities and build a new spa house. Ytong autoclaved aerated concrete blocks and Silka calcium silicate blocks were used for t
Works of art gathering dust in dark storage rooms? The Boijmans van Beuningen depot breaks with this tradition. In Rotterdam's latest architectural masterpiece, the entire art collection is open to the public. The use of Silka products helped realizing this ambitious project.
In the middle of the project, Xella was selected to provide a complete building solution made of Ytong and Silka. And so further apartments of the residential complex in the northern part of Rožnov pod Radhoštěm, Czech Republic, could be completed quickly.
Our De Hazelaar calcium silicate plant in Koningsbosch in the Netherlands, is fully committed to
robotization and digitalization. Plant manager Richard Parren explains
how this traditional plant is preparing for the future.
The construction of the SEKO complex housing project in Trenčín, Slovakia, in which Xella's large-format elements Silka Tempo are used for load-bearing walls and Ytong Jumbo for non-load-bearing interior walls, is progressing in great strides.
In 2020, the construction of one of the largest housing projects in Slovenia began. More than 4,000 m3 of Xella products are to be used for the creation of the “Pod Pekrsko gorco” neighborhood in Maribor.
The plant in Żabinko is one of seven calcium silicate plants operating under the umbrella of Xella Polska. There has not been a single work accident there for more than 1,200 days. A record that is something to be proud of.
At Xella in Belgium, the nearby Scheldt is now frequently used to transport Ytong or Silka blocks. For a sustainable construction project in the center of Brussels, the waterway was even decisive in winning the contract.
Trucks that are on the road to bring construction materials to the construction site are a familiar sight. But Ytong or Silka blocks that are transported by ship are less visible. In Belgium, however, this type of transport has been used more and more in recent years.
The megatrends sustainability, digitalization and affordability set the pace for the industry. The Kirchenstieg construction project is a model example from practice - making the construction work as efficient and reliable as possible.
Since Xella Polska took over the plant in Teodory, it has been constantly modernized. Eight autoclaves were replaced, for which a special hall was built. Also the press and the system of curing cars were upgraded. Now, in only a few months’ time, the plant underwent extensive maintenance and moder
Xella presented itself and the strong brands under its roof as an innovation leader at the BAU 2019 in Munich
The major "B-House" project on the site of a former printing plant in Brussels is nearing completion.