Keizersgracht 572, aka MAX, is a national monument on one of Amsterdam’s most beautiful canals. The original building dates back to the late 17th century with an annexe that was added in the 1960’s.
For this project the front house was refurbished and renovated with respect for its monument status, and the annexe was renovated and upgraded to a flexible, open plan office environment with an industrial look and feel. A bright and spacious staircase connects the two parts of the building and creates a visual relation between the different atmospheres of front house and annexe. MAX combines the history of a monumental canal house with all the comfort and amenities a modern office space needs.
APF International, Amsterdam
Maak Space, Amersfoort
Engineering & Build:
Ditt Projects / Ditt Officemakers, Amsterdam
Design lead and responsible partner: M. Wassmann, project Benthem Crouwel Architects