Register | Login


The IJburg neighbourhood is the latest district of Amsterdam built over a number of artificial islands which have been raised from the IJmeer lake. The ambitious project is still under construction, but more than 20,000 people have already moved in. When complete, the neighbourhood will have 18,000 homes for 45,000 residents as well as schools, shops, leisure centers, restaurants, and beachs. One of its many innovative housing projects is taking place in Waterbuurt or Water District.

Waterbuurt is part of the IJburg neighbourhood and is located on ‘Steigereiland’ (Jetty Island) which forms IJburg’s main access route via the Enneus Heerma Bridge. The neighbourhood has 75 (93, according to Financial Times) individual floating houses moored around slender jetties like house boats.

ijburg-floating-houses-1

Photo credit: George Steinmetz

Read more »
© Amusing Planet, 2015.


Loading...


Neha Sharma at Special Screening Of Film Mubarakan

Urvashi Rautela launches her Mobile App

Tejaswi Madivadas Gym Workout has Paid well

Shriya Saran in GVenket Ram Photography

Disha Patani as designer Ritu Kumars showstopper

Jacqueline Fernandez Promotes A Gentlemen Movie

Kangana Ranaut For Filmfare Magazine September 2017

Huma Qureshi Filmfare September 2017