MEMO BOARD ZUIDAS TO GET NEW MIXED-USE TOWER Zuidas is expected to welcome another new property in 2021 in the shapeof a mixed-use tower. This building is to be developed next to the Noma House office building on Parnassusweg. The tower, named The Beacon, is being designed by CallisonRTKL. Arcadis
ELINE KIK IN ‘SUSTAINABLE
will take charge of the local details, while
Powerhouse Company will be responsible
Eline Kik, programme director of
for the architecture of the structure’s podium
Green Business Club (GBC) Zuidas
and residential section. True to its name,
and director of GBC NL, has been
the building promises to be a stunning,
ranked among the Sustainable
sustainable and multifunctional development
Young 100 of 2017, a list of 100
with offices, shops, housing and a restaurant.
leading figures in sustainability around the Netherlands, which is compiled by an expert jury. GBC is
MAAS IN ZUIDAS
a nationwide impact organization
With all the works surrounding Zuidasdok, it is crucial to have a
that initiates and carries out sustain-
solid plan to be able to cope with access issues in and around
ability projects at the local level.
Zuidas. That plan is called MAAS, short for ‘Mobility As A Service’.
In Zuidas over 35 companies are
The focus is on getting from A to B as fast, inventively and cheaply
members, and by joining their
as possible. An app will plot out the best route and transit options,
efforts they have already made great
ranging from train and car to shared bikes. To guarantee its success,
strides in sustainable energy, mobility,
MAAS needs the input of local staffers and employers. Is your
green space, circularity as well as
company committed to keeping Zuidas accessible? Get in touch
with Finn van Leeuwen at: email@example.com.
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