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Pilot IKC Zeeburgereiland / Studioninedots

  • 01:00 - 13 December, 2013
Pilot IKC Zeeburgereiland / Studioninedots
Pilot IKC Zeeburgereiland / Studioninedots, © Peter Cuypers
© Peter Cuypers

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  • Architects

  • Location

    Zeeburgereiland en Nieuwe Diep, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Design Team

    Albert Herder, Vincent van der Klei, Arie van der Neut, Metin van Zijl
  • Project Team

    Daniel Aw, Jarno van Essen, Monika Pieroth, Eliano Felício, Pedro Piernas
  • Contractor

    Verlaat Uden Bouwsystemen
  • Area

    2400.0 sqm
  • Project Year

  • Photographs

© Peter Cuypers
© Peter Cuypers

Text description provided by the architects. The school of the 21st century needs to satisfy a long list of demands, some of which seem at first to be contradictory. It needs to have character and function as an anchoring point within the neighbourhood.

© Peter Cuypers
© Peter Cuypers

It must be multifunctional, flexible, energy-efficient, sustainable, affordable, and possible to build within just a few months. Impossible? No. In fact, it was recently completed: the Integraal Kindcentrum (Integral Child Centre, IKC) Zeeburgereiland in Amsterdam, designed by Studioninedots. The building was opened on 29 November.

© Peter Cuypers
© Peter Cuypers

For the upcoming years the municipality of Amsterdam has the challange to provide sufficient facilities for the many new development areas, including Zeeburgereiland.We decided to create a compact building with a powerful heart that forms the connection between all the functions of integrated child centre.

© Peter Cuypers
© Peter Cuypers

All the classrooms are placed along the facade creating a social heart where children can meet and learn. This area is formed by the auditorium, entrance, library, play rooms and the lunch rooms. The identity of this space is formed by specially designed multi-storey light wells, creating multiple views, beautiful light and different relations between the floors.


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