Construction Update Week 37

Construction update from the heights! This drone shot shows it well: the framework of the building is standing! In fact, the entire first row of the building has been completed for the first floor. Both the columns, elevator shafts and the first mezzanine floor sections have been placed in the work. Also, the entire sheet […]

Construction Update Week 36

New week, new construction update! This week a lot has happened and changed visually. Across the entire width of the building, 2 rows of columns have been placed, and the first layer of 2 of the 4 elevator cores has been constructed. The floor is now being placed over these columns. After this we can […]

Construction Update Week 35

We are going fast! The week got off to a good start. The construction crew has been reinforced by a second group of builders. The result? The columns are going up quickly. The 2nd elevator core is built and also the first channel plates and cross beams are placed. The quay on the east side […]

Amsterdam makes room at the quays for transport over water

In Amsterdam, the quays will once again be used for what they were intended. Not for parking cars, but for transport over water. This will restore the logistical function of the quays, which disappeared with the arrival of motorized freight traffic. Park-free canals The new plans for parking-free canals focus on the original function of […]

Construction Update Week 34

Up we go! After months of piling and pouring foundations, we finally went up this week! We started building up the prefab element in elevator core number 3 of the building and we continue working towards the east side of the building. On this side, we also started pounding the quay this week. We’re making […]

Tightened rules for heavy traffic in Amsterdam

With the tightening of the 7.5 ton zone, stricter rules for heavy traffic in Amsterdam are expected to apply as of October 1, 2021. The aim of the tightening is to reduce peak loads on vulnerable bridges and quay walls, and to make the inner city safer. The tightened rules apply to the entire area […]

Construction Update Week 33

While we are still celebrating last Monday’s big news, the construction work continues steadily. The total of piles now stands at 75%, which means the end is in sight. This week we also assembled the crane, which will be used next week to install the prefab columns and piles in the building. This means that […]

Construction Update Week 32

Progress at the quay!   This week was all about further preparation of the quay. First it was completely filled up with soil, after which the pavement will be laid. Once this is done, the quay can be put into use! With a private quay of 180 meters, ALC will offer its users all the […]

Towards an emission-free Amsterdam

In 2025 the municipality of Amsterdam wants as much emission-free traffic in the city as possible, to improve the health of people in and around the city. The municipality is working together with the business community to achieve this goal. What measures are being taken to achieve a zero-emission Amsterdam?  Emission-free zone One of the […]