MVRDV architects: 'westerdok' apartment building, amsterdam
 
MVRDV architects: 'westerdok' apartment building, amsterdam MVRDV architects: 'westerdok' apartment building, amsterdam
feb 20, 2009

MVRDV architects: 'westerdok' apartment building, amsterdam

‘westerdok’ apartment building, amsterdam by MVRDV architects photo © rob ‘t hart

MVRDV architects designed ‘westerdok’, an apartment building in amsterdam. the building which has just been completed has a total surface of 6000 m2 contains 46 apartments and a day-care centre. each apartment has a balcony of varying depths which stretch as bands along the entire facade, offering varied outside spaces and views over the western docklands of amsterdam. the floor-to-ceiling glass façade can be fully opened and contrasts with the other buildings within the so called ‘VOC Cour’ port redevelopment that are mainly made of brick. the urban plan is a closed city block with buildings of differing heights surrounding a central court.

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‘westerdok’ apartment building, amsterdam by MVRDV architects photo © rob ‘t hart

‘westerdok’ apartment building – balcony and stair view photo © rob ‘t hart

‘westerdok’ apartment building – balcony and stair view photo © rob ‘t hart

‘westerdok’ apartment building – floor plan image © MVRDV

‘westerdok’ apartment building – floor plan image © MVRDV

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