Facades of an old hospital were integrated in a new design

On the site of the former Emma Children’s Hospital on the Sarphatistraat in Amsterdam city centre, the international five-star Hyatt Regency Spinoza Hotel is being realised.

The hotel consists 7 floors including an underground parking garage with a capacity of 40 parking spaces.

The existing buildings, dating from the end of the 19th century, have been mostly demolished to permit the construction, and in the process of this the facades of the old hospital have been integrated within the new design.

Van Rossum is the main structural engineer on the project, from preliminary design to completion. We have also carried out a study of the demolition of existing buildings in the complex inner city area of Amsterdam. In the end we drew up a plan in which the existing facades of some of the old buildings could be preserved.

An exceptionally slender main supporting structure was designed with minimum thickness of floors, in order to realise the greatest possible free story height.

Tags: Amsterdam, hotel, parking, sustainable, redevelopment, renovation, leasure / hospitality, monument

Location Amsterdam
Client Aedes Realestate
Architect Van Dongen-Koschuch
Installation advise/MEP Valstar Simonis
Contractor Hurks Bouw
Start of design 2013 
Completion First quarter 2016                                                                                                                  Surface ca. 15,800 m2  GFA underground                                                                                       Function Hotel                                                                                                                                                  Role of Van Rossum Main structural engineer

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