Amare: the facts

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Amare is a place for encounters, reflections and new discoveries. In August and September 2021, Zuiderstrandtheater, Residentie Orkest and Nederlands Dans Theater moved to Amare in the heart of the city. The Royal Conservatoire followed in the beginning of 2022. 

Come with us and discover Amare!

Client Gemeente Den Haag (DSO)
Contractor Bouwcombinatie Cadanz (Boele & Van Eesteren | Visser & Smit Bouw)
Architects Jo Coenen Architects & Urbanists and NOAHH | Network Oriented Architecture
Halls




A concert hall with 1500 seats
A theatre hall met 1300 seats
An ensemble hall with 600 seats
A rehearsal hall with 200 seats

Parking

A parking garage with 700 parking spots and 1500 indoor bicycle parking places

Dimensions

The building measures 125 metres long, 38 metres high and 70 metres wide

Floor area

 54,000 m2. That’s about 7.5 football fields

Materials




145,000,000 kg of concrete
7,800,000 kg of steel
46 façade columns 
271 prefab concrete stairs and landings
3600 m2 of glass


Sustainability is a key value for Amare, as the following facilities demonstrate:

  • 4000 m2 solar panels
  • Rainwater-flushed lavatories
  • Temperature control using geothermal heating and cooling
  • 50 nest boxes for different types of birds built into the facade
  • 28 built-in bat boxes

More about the building of Amare

More about Amare:

How Amare came to be |

Did you know that the story of Amare starts all the way back in 2009? Fold out the years in this timeline to read more about the process of designing and building the new culture complex at Spuiplein.

Stichting Amare

Read more about how Amare became the home of Zuiderstrandtheater.

A quick look around

Curious about the halls and public spaces in Amare? Take a quick look.