OTH offices, Kraanspoor, Amsterdam

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RIBApix ref no RIBA93182
Architect/DesignerOntwerpgroep Trude Hooykaas
OTH
Artist/PhotographerDurr, Hans Jan
CountryNetherlands
CityAmsterdam
Subject Date2007
Image Date2010
ViewExterior
MediumDigital image
Library Reference1236
OrientationLandscape
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