Workshops: Hogeschool Utrecht

Hogeschool Utrecht

The workshops and the Design by Fire DesignCamp are kindly hosted by Hogeschool Utrecht.

Oudenoord 700, the old building of the Hogeschool Utrecht, has been completely renewed by Inbo Architects in 2008. It now accommodates the faculty of Natural Science and Technics. The existing parts of the building were made suitable to function for modern education. The new part of the building has flexible floorplans and is the new, transparent face of the faculty.

How to get there

By public transport

Take the train to Utrecht Centraal Station and head for the local bus platforms, Take bus 6, 7, 26 or 36 in the direction of Zuilen / Overvecht / Maarssen. Get off at bus stop ‘David van Mollemstraat’. Walk the remaining 250 m. Just before the tunnel, ‘Oudenoord 700’ is on your left.

By car from the West or South

Follow Ring Highway Utrecht (West) and take exit 8 (‘Centrum’).
Drive towards the city center (‘Ds Martin Luther Kinglaan’). At the roundabout continue towards ‘Centrum’. After tunnel (‘Daalsetunnel’) go straight at the roundabout (‘Nieuwekade’). After 300 meters turn left over the bridge and continue for 1km. Just before the tunnel, ‘Oudenoord 700’ is on your left.

By car from the East or North

Follow Ring Highway Utrecht (‘Noord’) and take exit 31.
At the end of the exit keep right on the roundabout (‘Schweitzerdreef’). At the next roundabout (‘H. Dunantplein’) turn left onto the ‘Einsteindreef’.
After about 1.5 km you will pass over a bridge and reach the ‘Marnixlaan’. After this bridge go left at the second traffic lights (‘Laan van Chartroise’).
The road makes a right turn (‘Omloop’). After 200 meters, turn left at the intersection. Directly after the railway bridge ‘Oudenoord 700’ is on your right.

Conference: Pakhuis de Zwijger

Pakhuis de Zwijger

Late 2006 the renovated warehouse Pakhuis De Zwijger at the Piet Heinkade in Amsterdam opened its doors. The original warehouse, built in 1933/1934, is a typical example of the Modern architecture movement (het Nieuwe Bouwen). It was one of the most advanced refrigerated warehouses of its time.

Nowadays, the monumental warehouse on the south shore of Amsterdam's IJ waterfront is best known for the bridge — designed by Ton Venhoeven — which runs right through the building, connecting the Java island with the city. That conjunction of roads underneath the warehouse symbolizes Pakhuis De Zwijger today: a crossway of tradition and modernity, meeting place of cultures and generations, melting pot of disciplines and ideas.

How to get there

By public transport

Take the train to Amsterdam Central Station and leave the station through the main exit (south, ‘Stationsplein’). From there, take tram 26 to IJburg and get off at ‘Kattenburgerstraat’ - or bus 42 to KNSM island and get off at ‘Jan Schaeferbrug’.

By car

From the Ring ‘Amsterdam-Noord’ [A10] take exit s114, direction ‘Centrum’. After leaving the ‘Piet Heintunnel’, turn right to ‘Piet Heinkade’. After about 800m ‘Pakhuis De Zwijger’ is on your right. Please note: It's not possible to park in front the venue. See below for parking instructions.

Parking

  • Parking ‘De Loodsen’: about 150m right of Pakhuis De Zwijger (70 parking lots, address: Withoedenveem, 1019 HE).
  • Parking ‘Nieuw Amerika’: about 300m right of Pakhuis De Zwijger (80 parking lots, address: Withoedenveem, 1019 HE).
  • Parking ‘Passenger Terminal Amsterdam’ (450 parking lots): follow road signs to parking PTA. From there it's a 500m walk to Pakhuis De Zwijger.

You Are Here (October 12th)

Hogeschool Utrecht, Oudenoord 700, 3513 EX Utrecht.

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Or Here (October 13th)

Pakhuis De Zwijger, Piet Heinkade 179, 1019 HC Amsterdam.

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