With work now finished on the 2Amsterdam office tower, the transformation of one of the oldest buildings in Zuidas is complete. Although the former Twin Towers no longer both serve as offices, they still unmistakably form a single unit.
Construction work started on the apartment complex ‘The Newton’ on 22 November 2021. The building will accommodate 101 modern, energy-efficient free-market rental apartments. They will be located in Kop Zuidas, the most easterly neighbourhood of Zuidas.
Since 12 November 2021, the lecture hall benches in the New University Building at De Boelelaan 1111 have been doubling up as a cinema in the evenings. The Rialto movie theatre is showcasing some of the best films for local residents, students, hospital staff and people working in Zuidas.
Valley is now virtually complete. Developer EDGE and the Valley construction consortium have successfully built a multifunctional building that will give Zuidas a new look. Hundreds of construction workers have spent around three and a half years working on it. Below is a visual retrospective.
The monumental courthouse in Parnassusweg will soon be home to a museum of modern art. What do the local residents think of it? At a meeting held on 25 October 2021, most people took a positive view, although there were some critical questions.
The renovation work on Europaplein-Oost, opposite the RAI, will be starting on 8 November 2021. Before it can be relandscaped, some things will need to be removed. By the summer of 2022, the neighbourhood will have a new green area to enjoy.
Amazement, surprise and excitement. Many of the people who took part in Open Day in Zuidas, on Saturday, 30 October 2021, could hardly believe their eyes. Despite the turbulent weather, around a thousand people attended at least one of the many activities. And they had a great time.
After a year of construction, the steel structure of EDGE Stadium – the former headquarters of Loyens & Loeff – is now as solid as a rock. This means that the finishing work on the new floors can now start, a key part of the building’s upgrade.
A sustainable and multifunctional meeting place, with the delivery and transport of goods underground and housing on top. That is the future plan for the area around the RAI. In a letter to the Council, Deputy Mayor Everhardt has expressed his support for this Masterplan.
It took longer than was planned, but the green landscaping work started in Rosy Wertheimstraat in the week of 18 October 2021. This followed discussions with local residents who were given an opportunity to say how they wanted their street to be landscaped.
In the new courthouse at Parnassusweg 280, Liesbeth Schouten is exhibiting a series of paintings entitled Cityscapes until the end of December 2021. In her colourful, free-style impressions of the courthouse itself and other buildings in Zuidas, she creates a new and warm cityscape.
Building a new station for 250 passengers per day on a site the size of a postage stamp. Building housing for everyone. Making a neighbourhood greener. How do you do all of that? To find the answers to these and other questions, come along to the Open Day in Zuidas on 30 October 2021.