T1 (real. 2017 i.s.m. APTO Architecten), Amsterdam

T1 is the new welcomes center and office of the former NDSM shipyard in Amsterdam North. T1 is a building in a building. Besides the practical implementation as center of the organization Kinetisch Noord, the building can be used as “furniture” by visitors to the main hall of the former NDSM shipyard.

The transparent elements in the building are equipped with large tubes which one can sit, lie, can be used as a table or bar. For the organization, it can be used as a receiving center, space for meetings, exhibition hall, shop and cinema. It is also an information center for visitors.