Archinect - News 2014-09-23T04:30:14-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/81680969/j-mayer-h-completes-court-of-justice-hasselt J. MAYER H. completes Court of Justice Hasselt Archinect 2013-09-12T16:55:00-04:00 >2013-09-16T23:58:25-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/jv/jveurbrpnpyc1s2u.jpg" width="514" height="350" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> J&uuml;rgen Mayer H.'s latest creation is about to officially swing its doors open to the public tomorrow, September 13th: the new Court of Justice building in Hasselt, Belgium was designed by a team comprising Berlin-based <a href="http://www.jmayerh.de/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">J. MAYER H. Architects</a> and local firms <a href="http://www.a2o-architecten.be/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">a2o-architecten</a> and <a href="http://www.lensass.be/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Lens&ordm;ass architecten</a>.</p> <p> The building's exterior skin already celebrated its completion in 2011, and the interior was completed in spring of 2013.</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/2o/2ovdb6jwwncgae9i.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <strong>Project Description from J. MAYER H. Architects:</strong></p> <p> <em>The new court of justice is an open, transparent building with direct public access, combining the Court of Justice with a university library and auditoriums for the faculty of law. In keeping with the building's logistical requirements and safety provisions, the structure is divided into three separate units: courtrooms, the library for students and an office tower with a 64-meters-high panorama restaurant on top from which offers a panoramic view of the city of Hasselt and its surroundings.</em></p> <p> <em>Based on a mast...</em></p>