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Architect Winy Maas on his design for Valley

Architect Winy Maas is not pulling any punches: the design for Valley also includes a critique of the classic Zuidas. ‘The reflective glass panels are a reference to the inaccessible Zuidas of old. The green valley that breaks through, that represents the Zuidas of the future.’
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Laying the groundwork for the new Ravel residential area

The word ‘avenue’ probably conjures up an image of tall trees and elegant houses. The newest avenue to be created in Zuidas – Maurice Ravellaan – still has a long way to go before it looks like that, but the first work has already begun. Ravellaan will be the principal road serving the new Ravel residential area.
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Ravel residential district comes another step closer

By 2025, the place where AFC footballers are currently still kicking a ball around on Plot A will be the site of an eye-catching new development, with around 70 family homes in the mid-market sector. Starting on 26 March 2021, parties can submit tenders on TenderNed. This marks the first step in the realisation of the Ravel residential district
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Zuidas ready for Valley

‘A decade ago, Zuidas was not quite ready for Valley. Now, it is.’ These are the words of Boudewijn Ruitenburg, Chief Operating Officer at EDGE, the developer behind the project that will be completed in late summer 2021.
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Demolition work starts on old AFC clubhouse

The relocation of Goed Genoeg sports park, with AFC as its main tenant, is almost complete. There is just one more pitch to be relocated. The old clubhouse also needs to be demolished. Work on that started on 20 January 2021. It's a bitter-sweet moment.
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Kindercampus Zuidas allocated new site in Ravel district

Kindercampus Zuidas education centre has been allocated a new site in the future Ravel residential district. This has been agreed between the Public Education Foundation Stichting Openbaar Onderwijs aan de Amstel and the City of Amsterdam. It marks the first step in setting up the school in the new district.
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Zoning plan for Zuidas-Ravel residential district open for consultation

The draft zoning plan for the ‘Zuidas-Ravel residential district’ has been open for consultation since 24 December 2020. Ravel will be a new residential district with around 1,350 homes. Work is set to start in 2022. The consultation period lasts until 3 February 2021.
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Two new AFC football pitches completed

The two new AFC football pitches have now been completed. Project supervisor Mascha de Haan: ‘This means that they can now officially be used. It’s actually already happened, unofficially.’
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Two new football pitches for AFC almost completed

At the Goed Genoeg sports park, home of AFC, contractor Sallandse United is busy working on the completion of two new football pitches. Sports Division Manager Arjan Emaus: ‘There’s a lot happening around us while we’re working – the football has to continue.’
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"Designing a sports park where everyone feels at home"

“It’s an extremely complicated puzzle. We’ve been working on it for the past twenty years.” Designer Joost de Wit and urban planner Martijn de Wit are talking about the refurbishment of the ‘Goed Genoeg’ sports complex which is the home of AFC.
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In the words of AFC chairman Ad Westerhof, "This is beyond my wildest dreams"

The ‘Goed Genoeg’ sports park, the home of AFC, is to get new pitches and a new clubhouse. AFC chairman, Ad Westerhof, is happy that work has started because the preparation process was long and caused much debate.