Sluishuis Amsterdam

  • 39,000 sqm

  • BIG
    Barcode Architects

SLUISHUIS is a zero-energy residential building of 39,000 sqm and 37 m high, located on the IJ-bay in Amsterdam.

Co-developed by BESIX RED and strong local partner VORM, SLUISHUIS is designed by the Danish Architects Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) in collaboration with the Dutch BARCODE Architects and provides the IJburg district a new architectural and urban dimension.

Completely built on water, the cantilever construction features 442 energy-neutral apartments, parking spaces below sea level, houseboat lots, berths for pleasure crafts, catering facilities, as well as commercial areas. A wide range of services is also foreseen, contributing to the user’s wellbeing.

Besides demonstrating the multidisciplinary expertise of BESIX Group, SLUISHUIS is a reference project in terms of sustainability. It also offers a new living experience thanks to a completely integrated water program.