Underwater metro line, 25,000 new homes
Below sea level, flood risk, rising sea level, where to source land reclamation material, value engineering to reduce gov. capital spend on project by 15%
Imeerlijn - M55 Metro Connection
“Baca has been working with a high-profile consortium, led by Mott MacDonald, to submit a feasibility study to the Dutch govt. on behalf of operating company Werkmaatschappij Almere-Amsterdam (WAA) to assess the viability of a rail connection - the M55 - between Amsterdam-South and Almere-South Centre in the Netherlands.”
A new 20km metro line is planned to support urban growth in eastern Amsterdam and in Almere, where over 25,000 new homes are proposed. It will provide a fast and efficient connection between major developments planned for IJburg, phase 2 and Almere Pampus. Baca Architects worked with an international consortium led by Mott MacDonald Netherlands to develop a detailed study into the feasibility of this connection; on behalf of the Operating Company Almere Amsterdam (WAA).