OTH offices, Kraanspoor, Amsterdam

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RIBApix ref no RIBA93180
Architect/DesignerOntwerpgroep Trude Hooykaas
Artist/PhotographerDurr, Hans Jan
Subject Date2007
Image Date2010
MediumDigital image
Library Reference1231
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit Hans Jan Durr / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: The new offices for OTH have been built on top of a concrete pier, called Kraanspoor, meaning 'crane track'. Built in 1952, it was the final stage of a shipbuilding 'assembly line' that spanned the harbour basin. The track originally had two cranes on top of it, but these were demolished to make way for the new development, a long steel and glass box that appears to float above the concrete pier.

Subject tags

glass, steel, concrete, riverside buildings, architects' offices, piers