Get a behind-the-scenes perspective and insights on some of the most amazing facilities in the European region.

De Hallen Amsterdam Facility Tour

What do you do with a large, vacant industrial building in the middle of a growing urban district? No longer serving its original purpose, demolition is typically the next step; but this former tram depot in trendy Amsterdam Oud-West was uniquely repurposed as a social and cultural hotspot. Fashion, food, film, art, craft and architecture converge at what is now the beating heart of this diverse, centralized part of the city.

Commissioned by the municipality of Amsterdam, the original complex was designed by the Public Works Department – responsible for the design of buildings with a public function: bridges, schools, roads, tram depots – and built between 1901 and 1928 in various phases.

The expressive style of the Amsterdam School is prominently represented. This architectural movement originated in the early 20th century and is characterized by an expressive construction method, clearly reflected in the frequent use of bricks and beautiful truss constructions that can be found throughout the building today.

Despite a thorough renovation, historic details – such as railways still on the ground – have remained intact. As we are increasingly charged with regenerating our facilities for improved efficiency, well-being and versatility, this stimulating facility tour will open your eyes to the possibilities for redesigning and reusing old buildings in a sustainable, circular and visionary way.

Facility tour: €29

Facility Tour Schedule

Wednesday 1 June
9:45 – 10:45
11:00  – 12:00

Thursday 2 June
9:45 – 10:45
11:00 to 12:00

EDGE West Amsterdam Facility Tour

Beginning of 2022 Edge West opened it’s doors after a 3 year renovation. The building was originally build in 1974 and it’s 60.000 m2 of offices space has been fully renovated by EDGE technologies. It’s of one of the most sustainable buildings in Europe, aiming at a Breeam Outstanding certificate. The building generates more electricity than it uses itself because of the 6.000 m2 of solar panels and thermal storage.

The remarkable building with it’s amazing Atrium is in use by several tenants. Amongst them APG, a global leader when it comes to sustainable investments and Signify, the former Lightning Division of Philips and leading innovation in LED -lightning and frontrunner inlighting systems and services

In a unique Workplace Tour, Edge Technologie will give you insights how Edge West is raising the bar and supporting organisations in their CSR goals. You will be guided in this magnificent office where you will be experiencing how this work environment is impacting not only CSR goals but also generates attractivity of new talent.

Sodexo, as one of the facility partners of APG & Edge West, will be hosting & facilitating this tour.

Facility tour: €49

Facility Tour Schedule

Thursday 2 June

09.00 -10:30

Edge Amsterdam West
Basisweg 10
1043 AP Amsterdam

Nearest train station is Amsterdam Sloterdijk (4 minutes walk)

Corda Campus Virtual Facility Tour

With 250 companies and 5000 people, Corda Campus is bustling by any measure and it is the largest business campus in Europe. A good mix of startups, scale-ups and Belgian and international corporates makes our campus irresistibly attractive for anything innovative and tech-driven. It is a leading high-tech campus in the region and brings sustainability and circularity to the forefront. The Campus consists of a combination of existing and renovated buildings with many green accents and hidden spots that provide peace and relaxation. In addition to the above mix of companies, you will also find networking organizations, development companies, government agencies and knowledge institutions. In this way they create a dynamic and active network as well as a unique business community.

Virtual facility tour: Free for all World Workplace attendees. Access the livestream tour through the Attendee Hub at the designated time.

Facility Tour Schedule

Wednesday 1 June
12:00 – 13:00 (Livestream)

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