Presentation on theme: "The Fortress at Vechten Preservation through development Faze 1: “We started out from scratch”. Ir. M.P. Vastenhout location manager."— Presentation transcript:
The Fortress at Vechten Preservation through development Faze 1: “We started out from scratch”. Ir. M.P. Vastenhout location manager
The fortress at Vechten is a part of the second ring of fortresses at the eastside of Utrecht
The fortress at Vechten Building period: From 1867 until 1870, in 1880 the soldiers barracks were added. Statistics: 17 hectares, 23 ground covered buildings (7000m2), 16 million bricks, High historical and natural values. Current owner and user: In 1996 transferred to ‘Staatsbosbeheer’. In 1998 partnership with Stichting “Werk aan de Linie”
“Conditions” and “goals” Conditions of use given by Staatsbosbeheer Maintenance of the grounds. Restoration of the buildings. Give the public acces to the site. Goals of the foundation “Werk aan de Linie” Preservation, recovery and development of objects in the Waterline with projects for the unemployed contribute to the military- historical, environmental, recreational and cultural value of those objects.
Exploitation The exploitation is build around: 1 Projects for the unemployed 2 Market activities Renting out buildings Catering Public and cultural events Contractors work Cultural historical projects