Botel in Amsterdam

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Botel in Amsterdam

Dutch Hotel Development at NDSM Wharf, Holland – design by MMX architecten

page updated 13 Oct 2016 with new images ; 31 Aug 2015

Botel in Amsterdam

Location: Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Design: MMX architecten with Jord den Hollander

Botel in Amsterdam

Botel in Amsterdam

Botel in Amsterdam

Botel Amsterdam

How can you improve the look of the hotelboat, in order to make it fit in with the dynamics and creativity of the NDSM wharf, in the north of Amsterdam?

Botel in Amsterdam

Botel in Amsterdam

Botel in Amsterdam

Botel in Amsterdam

This was the question that Botel-owner Sandra Chedi put to MMX-architecten (Arjan van Ruyven & Michiel van Pelt) in 2011. Together with filmmaker and architect Jord den Hollander they developed a bold plan.

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Five 6.5 -meter-high hotelrooms in the shape of huge toy letters make up the silhouette B O T E L on top of the ship.

Botel in Amsterdam

Botel in Amsterdam

The white hotel boat has been given a cheerful crown, referring to the chimneys of the ocean liners that used to come off the now derelict NDSM slipways.

Botel in Amsterdam

For the interiors of the letters MMX came up with the idea to challenge several designers.

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Richard Hutten designed a half-pipe in the B, Ronald Hoofd (&Prast&Hooft) was inspired by the book L’ Histoire d’O for O and architect Moriko Kira turned the L into an oasis of calm.

Botel in Amsterdam

Designer Jord den Hollander made the smallest cinema of the Netherlands in the E, and MMX-architecten saw in the top room of the T the captain’s quarters of Botel.

Botel in Amsterdam

Botel in Amsterdam

Botel in Amsterdam – Building Information

Client: Amstel Botel, Sandra Chedi
Design: MMX architecten with Jord den Hollander
Start design: May 2011
Start constuction: July 2014
Completion: July 2015

Interior design:
B Richard Hutten, O &Prast&Hooft, T MMX architecten, E Jord den Hollander, L Moriko Kira

Botel in Amsterdam

Botel in Amsterdam

Consultants:
Engineering letters: Bartels & Vedder
Overall engineering: Pieters Bouwtechniek
Building management: Stone 22, Paul Nijhout

Main building partners:
PS Frames letter: EPS Products with Thijs Zwakman
Interior finishing: Fiction Factory

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