Houthaven Plot 4

Superlofts is part of Block 0 which marks the beginning of the recent urban expansion in the Houthaven. The former industrial area is connected to the north-west edge of inner Amsterdam and is undergoing a radical metamorphosis to a vibrant, climate neutral residential area with public facilities. Situated between the Spaarndammerbuurt, the IJ and the western harbour area, The Houthaven marks the transition from city to port and from the city to the IJ. Block 0 forms the exception of the seven islands which are all developed individually. Block 0 is divided into a smaller grain of 9 blocks from 21 by 41 meters that are developed by building groups. Superlofts is one of them and searches for the connection in form, appearance and detailing to the industrial activity of the past that the area is known for. Without losing sight of the human scale, it searches for the industrial dialogue on one side and the future lively neighbourhood on the other.

The building has an open framework of 5m high bare frame structure that are realised in form and layout in close agreement with the future homeowner. This provides a rich diversity in apartment types and residents; from mini-lofts (65m2) to penthouses (150m2), whereby every apartment has a unique design and layout. The concrete framework translates itself into a robust and detailed grid. As a result, the facade serves as a readable translation of the programmatic layout of the apartments. The importance and ample integration of light, fresh air and space demonstrates a contemporary architecture. A conscious decision has been made for more sober materials with textures that directly relate to the industrial history of the Houthaven. The architecture of the bare frame structure is deliberately modest, while each unique apartment adds extraordinary accent to the whole by translating its story through the five to six-meter windows in the façade.

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Facts & Figures

  • 19 Superlofts
  • Status: built.
  • Availability: sold.
  • Usable area lofts: from 56m2 to 190m2.
  • Collective part: deck terrace, foyer and indoor parking garage.
  • Floor heating and -cooling on basis of canal water.
  • CO2 controlled ventilation.
  • Hot-fill connections.
  • Solar panels (2500W p/appartement).
  • Windows with triple glass.
  • Charging points for electric cars and bikes.
De projectfases
Je hebt interesse.
Je neemt een optie van de bouwgroep in oprichting.
Je bent lid van de bouwgroep.
Je hebt een loft gekocht.
Je woont er!

Je meldt je aan als geïnteresseerde in een zoeklocatie. We doen – op basis van woonwensen van geïnteresseerden – een haalbaarheidsstudie. Er is nog geen ontwerp.

Je neemt een optie op een plek in een bouwgroep in oprichting. De kavel is beschikbaar en we werken samen aan het schetsontwerp voor het gebouw.

Je bent lid van een bouwgroep. Je hebt nu ook reservering op een bouwnummer. we werken samen aan het definitief ontwerp.

Je hebt je loft gekocht. Samen met de bouwgroep en Superlofts regelen we de bouwaanvraag en start de bouw.

Je woont in jouw Superlofts. Je deelt je gebouw met de buren en als je dat wenst inspiratie met andere Superloft members.