The 20 from Architecture Center Amsterdam
Architecture Center Amsterdam (ARCAM) is looking forward to 2020 in which a laundry list of buildings will be delivered in Amsterdam. From offices to residential blocks, and from a skating rink to a snack bar. ARCAM has made a list of the 20 buildings that you must keep an eye on!
Pieters is involved in a number of the buildings involved.
Westbeat in Amsterdam New West of will be a place with multiple faces. This way, the building will combine living with recreation. The core of the building is the "shared Super Space", a place for exhibitions, music performances, workplaces and hospitality. Sustainability is of paramount importance. There will be a private courtyard garden and a green wall will be laid to purify the air in the building.
Three former water purification silos on Zeeburgereiland are being transformed by architectural firm , who have written and designed the winning plan together with , and . The three towers each have a different purpose with a focus on the neighborhood and on sustainability. In the towers there will be room for sporting and cultural activities and a tasting room of Brouwerij ’t IJ. The roofs of the silos become publicly accessible.
Hotel chain Van der Valk will open the doors of a new branch on the Zuidas in 2020. The design of the building is by and consists of a triangular floor plan with 14 floors. A multitude of terraces offers a view of the Zuidas and Amsterdam. Part of these floors will be used, in addition to the hotel, as a garage, meeting room and catering. A special feature is the green noise barrier, perpendicular to the A10, so that at ground level you have no view of the cars but of a garden with a water channel.
In the Overhoeks district on the IJ, design by will be the IKC Overhoeks. This building will, among other things, offer space for a primary school, daycare center, playgroup and out-of-school care. Green-edged eaves clarify the green and sustainable nature of the school. The design fits in with the modern building blocks in the neighborhood by the horizontal lines. The silhouette and a striking entrance ensure sufficient individuality.
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