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Well House exudes health and flexibility

Later in the year, construction work is expected to start on Well House, one of the world’s tallest wooden office towers. We talked to offices investment company NSI about the design, wooden construction, working in a post-Covid era and even about 'spekkoek' (a type of layered cake).

€100 travel voucher for a sustainable, accessible Zuidas

Is it really possible to keep Zuidas accessible while also reducing your CO2 footprint? It certainly is if you opt to leave the car at home more often and travel off-peak. We are currently running a pilot to find out what works best. If you participate in the pilot, you could receive a travel voucher worth €100.

Building Crossover is a real balancing act

More than a year since construction started, the Crossover building, in the Kop Zuidas district, is visibly starting to take shape. You definitely cannot miss the spectacular office tower of this multifunctional complex, which almost looks as if it is leaning.

New shared transport hub in Arnold Schönberglaan

On the south side of the A10, along Arnold Schönberglaan, we have set up a shared transport hub. Travellers will be able to use it to access a shared bike, scooter or car. The hub is a pilot and will be here until 2023.

Plan for Art Bridge across De Boelegracht open for consultation

It has taken a while, but the plan for the new Art Bridge (‘De Kunstbrug’) across De Boelegracht is now open for consultation. A briefing for local residents about the design was held on 12 April 2022. Interested parties now have until 14 May 2022 to submit their opinions.

Rising construction costs put paid to Conservatorium

The Conservatorium van Amsterdam music academy will not be setting up an annex in the monumental buildings known as Kapel & Convict in Beatrixpark after all. Prices on the construction and energy markets have increased so explosively that the financial risks are too great.

Former British School makes way for housing

The former main building of the Amsterdam British School in Fred. Roeskestraat is being demolished. The school moved to new accommodation in Havenstraat last year. The location will now be used for social housing.

Largest social housing project in Zuidas starts

Construction work started on Stepstone on 1 April 2022. Boasting 216 rental apartments for first-timers, this is the largest social housing project so far in Zuidas. In the same neighbourhood, Kenniskwartier (Knowledge District), some 2,700 homes are being built in the years ahead.

Circular concrete in The Newton sustainable housing complex

The first concrete has been poured for the energy-efficient apartment block The Newton in Kop Zuidas, on which construction started last year. But this is not just any concrete. The Newton will have the highest percentage of circular concrete in the Netherlands.

Tripolis-Park approaches completion

Around 18 months after construction started, Tripolis-Park is now gradually nearing completion. On the outside, the final sections of the new sustainable façade are being added to the former towers. Inside, the contractor is working on the finishing details.

Plenty to do in Zuidas on Open Tower Day 2022

On Saturday, 26 March 2022, 19 tall buildings across Amsterdam will be opening their doors to anyone interested in visiting them. Of course, Zuidas will be participating fully in this tenth edition of Open Tower Day.

Ukrainian refugees to be accommodated at Holiday Inn

The Holiday Inn hotel located at 2 De Boelelaan will become a reception centre for Ukrainian refugees on Wednesday 16 March 2022. It can accommodate 280 people. The RAI conference centre is acting as a registration centre, from which refugees will be directed to accommodation.
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