Amsterdam Clean-Up: How A Hip Area Blossoms Out Of Nothing

Just two years ago, De Ceuvel was a polluted shipyard in North Amsterdam. Then, a group of alternative city-makers took over and turned this brownfield into a creative and sustainable working landscape. We took a closer look at this urban project.

Hidden behind small car-repair shops and shifty barns in North Amsterdam, it’s not particularly easy to find this new hotspot. Not only does the journey include a ferry ride to the other side of the river IJ, but you’ll likely have some trouble finding the tiny street that gives access to De Ceuvel. Read more on smart magazine →