A8ernA

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A8ernA is a public space in Koog aan de Zaan, Zaanstad, the Netherlands.<ref name="Public Space">Template:Cite web</ref> The urban renewal project cost 2,700,000€ and was a Joint Winner of the 2006 European Prize for Urban Public Space.<ref name="Public Space" />

Features

A8ernA makes use of the space under the A8 motorway bridge as it passes through Koog aan de Zaan. It contains an area for teenagers consisting of a graffiti zone, a skateboarding park, a break dance stage, ping-pong tables, a small football pitch, a basketball court and benches for couples.<ref name="Public Space" />

Construction

The semi-spherical concavities in the skateboarding park were built using blocks of polystyrene cut to measure with a computer-controlled saw and coated with concrete.<ref name="Public Space" />

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