IJbaan Cable Car by UNStudio in Amsterdam

IJbaan Cable Car by UNStudio in Amsterdam

The IJbaan is a grassroots “Amsterdammer” citizens’ initiative, snowballing from a crowdfunding campaign led by Bas Dekker and Willem Wessels started in 2015 and now supported by the Municipality of Amsterdam. Its goal is to create a new connection across the IJ by the 750th anniversary of Amsterdam in 2025.

Superlofts Housing in Amsterdam

Superlofts Housing in Amsterdam

Marc Koehler Architects’ design taps into the open building movement, Superlofts offers its residents the freedom to design and/or self-build their homes from scratch incorporating any hybrid function, and co-create the shared spaces as a community.

Valley Towers by MVRDV at Amsterdam CBD Zuidas

Valley Towers by MVRDV at Amsterdam CBD Zuidas

The Valley contains offices topped with residences. The jagged, natural stone façade is defined via a parametric tool developed by architects MVRDV with Arup Amsterdam. This provided real-time control over quantities of daylight and sunlight, over structural limitations and required privacy. No two apartments are alike.

Home 13

Home 13

Design by i29 interior architects

The interior is executed in a simple material scheme of large oak wall panels, white plastered walls, dark blue furniture pieces and light grey synthetic floors.

Jonas Plot 42A IJburg building design

Jonas Kavel 42A IJburg Building

Orange Architects wins tender for Plot 42A, located in heart of harbour on IJburg in Amsterdam. With this winning scheme, called ‘Jonas’, the city has chosen a highly innovative residential building that achieves the highest level of sustainability: BREEAM Outstanding.