Author: Caroline Vlietstra

Window-cleaner at the Zuidas: Risky Business

Together with his colleagues, 54-year old Rinse – a certified window-cleaner working for Ruitenheer Gevelonderhoud – makes sure all residents and visitors of the nine towers of WTC Amsterdam can…

Together with his colleagues, 54-year old Rinse – a certified window-cleaner working for Ruitenheer Gevelonderhoud – makes sure all residents and visitors of the nine towers of WTC Amsterdam can enjoy the magnificent views. A rewarding task but not one without risks.

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TailorMates: ‘Men are more sexy in costume then naked!’

TailorMates is located at George Gershwinplein, right in the heart of the Zuidas. It was here that Ronald Gans opened his flagship store four years ago and he wouldn’t have…

TailorMates is located at George Gershwinplein, right in the heart of the Zuidas. It was here that Ronald Gans opened his flagship store four years ago and he wouldn’t have wanted to start this journey anywhere else. “I’ve seen the Zuidas being built, and most of Buitenveldert as well.”

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Behind the scenes of the traumaheli from VUmc

There’s a yellow helicopter, the Lifeliner 1, parked on the roof of the VU medical center in Amsterdam. VUmc was the first hospital in the Netherlands with a helicopter and…

There’s a yellow helicopter, the Lifeliner 1, parked on the roof of the VU medical center in Amsterdam. VUmc was the first hospital in the Netherlands with a helicopter and a Mobile Medical Team (MMT). They’ve been saving people’s lives for 23 years now. Fenny Dunning, chief nurse, and Marcel de Leeuw, chief doctor and medical coordinator, tell me the story behind this special team.

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Stylists of Rob Peetoom bring out the beauty in you

Rob Peetoom Hair & Make-up & Brows opened a new salon at the ground floor of the Chanel Building at the Zuidas in October 2015. Their stylists will make you…

Rob Peetoom Hair & Make-up & Brows opened a new salon at the ground floor of the Chanel Building at the Zuidas in October 2015. Their stylists will make you look better than ever. How? His daughter Rochelle Peetoom and Phoebe de Winter, creative director and co-owner of the Amsterdam Zuidas salon, explain.

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Josh Veldhuizen: ‘Living on Zuidas is great!’

Josh Veldhuizen, owner of fashion label JOSH V, lives at the Zuidas. “Two years ago, when there were only a handful of people living here, my boyfriend Nick Amman and…

Josh Veldhuizen, owner of fashion label JOSH V, lives at the Zuidas. “Two years ago, when there were only a handful of people living here, my boyfriend Nick Amman and I bought an apartment in the Intermezzo Building.”

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Gelderlandplein, shopping centre with international character

We like it tidy, that’s the motto at Gelderlandplein in Amsterdam-Zuid. This shopping centre with almost a hundred stores is a real shopper’s paradise. And if you need a break…

Winkelcentrum Gelderlandplein

The wonderfull shoppingmall Gelderlandplein

We like it tidy, that’s the motto at Gelderlandplein in Amsterdam-Zuid. This shopping centre with almost a hundred stores is a real shopper’s paradise. And if you need a break from all that shopping, there are plenty of places to relax and have a coffee, grab a healthy snack or order a nice meal.

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Season Flowers; more then just flowers

Maikel Mulder’s flower shop at Gustav Mahlerlaan 401-403, on the ground floor of the Amsterdam Symphony skyscraper, catches the eye. This sympathetic flower arranger operates a business – Season Flowers…

Season flowers op zuidas

Season Flowers at Zuidas

Maikel Mulder’s flower shop at Gustav Mahlerlaan 401-403, on the ground floor of the Amsterdam Symphony skyscraper, catches the eye. This sympathetic flower arranger operates a business – Season Flowers – that adds some real flourish to the area. It is full of colourful plants and bouquets and offers a welcome change to the sleek modern buildings at the Zuidas.

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