Maurice Hermens

Working Group: Tall Timber

Royal HaskoningDHV, Leading Professional Structural Design Buildings | Rotterdam, Netherlands

About

Maurice is the Leading Professional for Structural Design and Senior Consultant Advanced Technology & Research at Royal HaskoningDHV. In those roles he combines the design of complex projects with research and advanced analysis methods and simulations. This allows for new developments, techniques and innovations to be implemented in projects. Maurice is active nationally and internationally. Many of his projects concern buildings in an inner city environment, underground and above ground. Examples are the Tree House tower, Markthal, Blaak 31 and De Karel Doorman in Rotterdam and the design of the Viet Com Bank tower in Ho Chi Minh city.

Maurice is active in the development of standards and codes as Chair of the Dutch structural Eurocode committee on Principles, Requirements & Actions (EC0 and EC1) and as member of the Dutch Working Group on Earthquakes for the development of the Dutch seismic…

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CTBUH Roles

Working Group: Tall Timber (2014 – Present)

Annual Conference, Presenter (Shanghai 2014)

Awards MEP Engineering Jury (2021)

Videos

24 May 2022

De Karel Doorman, Rotterdam: An Ultra-Lightweight Vertical Extension Using Steel Beams & Stud Walls

This project adds 16 residential floors on top of an existing 1951 department store. The system is a combination of steel columns and beams, metal...

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Videos

16 September 2014

Ultra Light Weight Solutions for Sustainable Urban Densification

This presentation shows, through the realized case project “De Karel Doorman” in Rotterdam, how ultra lightweight solutions for apartments and other building types can be...

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Research

16 September 2014

Ultra Light Weight Solutions for Sustainable Urban Densification

Maurice Hermens, Michiel Visscher & John Kraus, Royal HaskoningDHV

This paper shows, through the realized case project “De Karel Doorman” in Rotterdam, how ultra lightweight solutions for apartments and other building types can be...

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