Cisco’s Amsterdam campus functions as Cisco’s European headquarters. The campus includes six interconnected buildings bisected by an 11-story connected spine building.
The building features flexible ventilation, flexible interiors using demountable partitions and modular based design for mechanical and electrical systems and l interior column-free space to accommodate flexible interior space planning.
Other highly specialized systems include an Underground Thermal Storage (UTS) system, utilizing wells and aquifers for storage of cool and warm water, complete redundancy feeds from off- site electrical utility grids, multiple large computer labs complete with raised floors, redundant cooling and power systems, and a LON Internet (IP) addressable lighting building management controls systems.
A 7,500-square-foot visually stimulating display center showcases Cisco’s technical accomplishments and all of the six have an abundance of natural light. The Commons Buildings includes a fully- equipped gourmet commercial kitchen and has a 600-seat dining facility.
- Completion: 2003
- Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
- Project Type: Office Campus
- Size: 1,100,000 SF
- Architect: HOK
- Contractor: J.P. van Eestereen B.V.