IJ Tower

Address: Oostelijke Handelskade 1213 | AMSTERDAM | Netherlands
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3739, 4.93875

This seventy meters high apartment tower is situated on the dam towards the KNSM Island, in the former docklands of Amsterdam. The tower has a regular facade composition with a diagonal window pattern. Indentations at several places lend the building a strong sculpturally and generate a rich variety of dwelling types. The tower has been sculpted differently at each side, to maximize the dynamic effect as a pivoting object in the dockland area. The plinth of the tower consists of a fitness club, commercial retail spaces and a parking garage.

⇒ Architecture Guide to AMSTERDAM