Commissioned by VORM, VAN AKEN designs 87 homes in the former timber ports in Amsterdam. The project called Houthaven is centrally located in Amsterdam, as the crow flies 2 kilometers away from Central Station and just a five minute drive from the A10. It is an important new housing location for Amsterdam.
The buildings are located on the IJ and the future Dijkpark. The main characteristics are formed by a rich image that emerges from a series of different buildings with a distinctive appearance. Contemporary living in Amsterdam, with the quality of today: climate neutral and entirely to the wishes of the future occupant.
VORM will realize in total 150 homes: townhouses, maisonettes, apartments and exclusive penthouses. The houses are connected by an underground car park. In total approximately it will be ca. 24,000m2 gross floor area.
Go to the Houthaven website here.