Princes Maxima Center

The Princes Maxima Center (PMC) is hospital for child oncology in Utrecht. The new hospital has room for 120 beds, diagnostic facilities and a research center. Liag designed the building, Bureau B+B did the landscape design.

Landscape
The PMC forms the threshold between the city and the surrounding landscape. The hospital is situated in a landscape chamber, framed by lanes. The meadows extend to the building fa├žade as far as possible. The main entrance of the PMC can be reached by the main dike. The entrance court is designed as a carpet. A bridge across a pond creates a green entrance. The pond is a continuation of a series of ponds laying further along the main dike.

Gardens
Several gardens surround the building, offering space for different groups and activities. There are two closed off court yards: A restaurant garden and a sports garden. Besides that there are a semi secluded vine garden, a roof garden and a silo garden, containing the nitrogen tanks.

  • Location: Hoofddijk, Utrecht, Nederland
  • Executed: 2014-2018
  • Client: PMC Hospital
  • Partners: Liag architects (Architect), Van der Tol (Gardener)
Prinses Maxima Centrum

The PMC forms the threshold between the city and the surrounding landscape