Sluishuis Amsterdam

  • 39,000 sqm

  • BIG
    Barcode Architects

SLUISHUIS is the new exceptional landmark in the district of Ijburg.

This emblematic project totally integrates the concept of life on water and displays a different face according to the different point of views. On the water side, the building shapes a large opening that brings water from Lake IJ into the inner courtyard. On the Urban District Side, the volume flows down like a cascade of landscaped terraces. Sluishuis integrates with the environment through its human scale, while displaying openness to multiple views. This architectural prowess allows daylight to enter the apartments located inside the island. The monumental public staircase invites visitors to admire the panoramic view from the rooftop.

Concerned about the environment, SLUISHUIS offers energy-neutral apartments and integrates solutions adapted totomorrows new ways of living : the use of sustainable materials, geothermal energy, rainwater recycling, solar panels, heat recovery of water and used air, …

This residential project includes 442 units – from studio to penthouse – 1,125 sqm retail area, 234 shared car parks, 34 houseboat spaces and 54 slots for pleasure boats.