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  • Our Ambition

    BG5 will serve as a cohesive educational building for the Faculty of Humanities, featuring classrooms, study spaces, offices, an auditorium, a food court, grab-and-go facilities and a lounge area. The multifunctional space next to the entrance will accommodate meetings and VOX-POP. The building's monumental character will be preserved while receiving a suitable addition in the form of a newly built atrium.

  • Timeline

    The construction work will start at the earliest after the summer of 2024. The building is scheduled to be completed in 2027. After completion, FGw will address the final interior elements and move into the building. 

    Before work begins, internal decision-making within the UvA and the permitting process with the municipal authorities must be completed. The design is currently in the concept phase.

    Last updated: 20 December 2023

Copyright: Ector Hoogstad Architects.
Impression of the Concept Definitive Design

An artist’s rendition of the new BG5 atrium (concept phase) by Ector Hoogstad Architects.