Gallery: Kraanspoor Office Building Hovers Above Repurposed Craneway in...

We love it when architects repurpose abandoned structures, and Ontwerpgroep Trude Hooykaas’s Kraanspoor office building in Amsterdam is a shining example. Literally meaning “Crane Track,” Kranspoor was an abandoned crane gantry from the 1950s, left to decay in one of Amsterdam’s former shipyards. Now, a stylish three storey office building has been built atop the original concrete craneway.

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