Meerhuizenplein is a square with beautiful architecture, situated as it is in the heart of the 'Amsterdam School' area of the city. The challenge of this project was to make buildings which respect the surrounding architecture and try to equal its splendor while at the same time bear witness to modernity. The buildings contain spacious apartments that meet all the requirements of the modern age, huge glass areas and curved brickwork. The façades of the Amsterdam School buildings can be described as a battle between brickwork and glass, and the same goes for the playful, enticing play between stone and transparency in the façades of these new buildings.
Architect: Liesbeth van der Pol
Team: J.J. Roeten, M. de Jong, M. Kuitert
Year: 1996 - 2002
Client: Woningbedrijf Amsterdam