The former Jan Bommerhuis, built in 1961, served as a faculty of the Amsterdam University of applied science and even as the office of the Municipal Public Housing department. Wibautstraat has undergone a complete facelift in recent years and is fast becoming one of the most popular and lively areas of the city. This transformation into 162 apartments will certainly contribute further to this process. The top floor will be demolished and make room for three new residential storeys. Although such complex city centre projects often meet resistance, Boelens de Gruyter has ensured a smooth process thanks to its transparent approach and good communications.