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Masterplan for new type of knowledge centre as part of University of Amsterdam

Science Park Amsterdam is a new type of knowledge centre in Watergraafsmeer, a largely residential district on the outskirts of Amsterdam. The existing accommodation of the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO), the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and ASP (formerly Amsterdam Science Park), an organization for start-up businesses, are to be supplemented with additional faculty accommodation, research institutions, other university facilities and housing.

The historical polder layout provides a straight forward template for this expansion, with flexibility for variation and future developments. In contrast to the traditional campus image of solit...

Location
  • Amsterdam, Netherlands
Client
  • UvA University of Amsterdam, NWO Netherlands Organisation for Scientific, Research, dRO City Planning Department, Municipality of Amsterdam
Year
  • 2001 - Ongoing
Status
  • Ongoing
Program
  • 54 ha masterplan New science park with a mixed program of which 100.000 m2 of education facilities, 320.000 m2 of office space, conference facilities, 660 residences, design of NS train station
Disciplines
  • Urban Design
Credits
  • Photography: Ricky Rijkenberg
Collaborators
  • karres+brands
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