DSM Boardroom

Maurice Mentjens

Location: Heerlen, Limburg, the Netherlands

Principal use: Head office meeting and reception room

Client: Royal DSM N.V.

Floor area: 50m2 (538ft2)

Design period: January – December 2006

Construction period: 2 months

Budget: Undisclosed but low for a meeting room for such a large company

Maurice Mentjens builds a sensitive relationship with his clients and their environment and his work is diverse and site specific. Although tectonic, his interiors are as much about artistic interpretation as structural manipulation. The meeting and reception room designed for DSM, the Dutch Life Sciences and Material Sciences Company, is no exception. Mentjens drew on the ‘genius loci’ of Heerlen and the Limburg area, as ...

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