evelo architecten illuminates g-sussindustries headquarters in amsterdam evelo architecten illuminates g-sussindustries headquarters in amsterdam
apr 16, 2014

evelo architecten illuminates g-sussindustries headquarters in amsterdam

evelo architecten illuminates g-sussindustries headquarters in amsterdam
images © luuk kramer
all images courtesy of evelo architecten

 

 

 

the headquarters for clothing company ‘g-sussindustries’ has been completed by local studio evelo architecten in amsterdam. constructed to resemble a massive block with a floating concrete rim, the transparent façade consists of opal polycarbonate panels that are inserted within the exterior wooden structure. the building contains storage rooms on its lower levels and offices placed on the upper floors above. during the day, the storehouse is lit by natural light, while at night lamps illuminate it from within.  

 

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twilight view of exterior structure

 

 

a patio has been inserted into the center of the office floor, allowing sufficient natural light into the interior. this space is fully surrounded by glass, with the office and cafeteria positioned directly around it, offering a high-level of transparency so that one can look straight through the building.

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view of the front façade

 


the office positioned adjacent to the patio

 

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view of the office

 


room looking onto the exterior landscape

 


meeting room

 

project info:

 

client: g-sussindustries
location: amsterdam, the netherlands
program: storehouse & offices
gross floor area: 2000m2 (storehouse) + 1000m2 (offices)
design & coordination: michiel evelo
engineering: adams bouwadviesbureau, druten
physics: s & w consultancy, vlissingen
contractor: aan de stegge, twello
photography: luuk kramer

 

 

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