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Silodam Amsterdam : Architecture
Building at Oude Houthaven, Holland – design by MVRDV Architects
Housing at Oude Houthaven
Date built: 2002
Reciltinear coloured residential block sat out in the water.
Location: north of the city centre, north along the waterfont from Centraal Station, oppiste the Eye Film Museum.
Silodam housing architects : MVRDV
Location:Oude Houthaven, Amsterdam
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photo © AW
Oude Houthaven (Old Lumber Port):
The Houthaven (Amsterdam) is a neighborhood of the city of Amsterdam, in the Netherlands. Literally meaning ‘lumber port’, the Houthaven is a port situated along the IJ river in Amsterdam’s western port. It is bordered by a dam in the IJ river to the north and the Spaarndammerbuurt in the south. It is currently predominantly used by inland barges, however plans are in motion to radically change the area in the next few years by building a new residential area on seven artificial islands.
The harbour is made up out of four parts (from east to west); Oude Houthaven (Old Lumber Port), Houthaven, Nieuwe Houthaven (New Lumber Port) and Minervahaven (Minerva Port). This is why the Houthaven is also referred to as the Houthavens (which is the plural).
Also by MVRDV in Amsterdam:
Westerdok Apartment Building
photo © Rob ‘t Hart
WoZoCo Housing for Elderly
photo © AW
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