Flyways – realization


Timelapse of making the floor (middle section) by photographer Gé Dubbelman.

Title Flyways
Project Design for subway station platform
Client Gemeente Amsterdam, Dienst Metro en Tram
Location NoordZuidlijn, station Noord, Amsterdam
Size L 130 x W 13 meters
Technique Inlay of ceramic tiles cut by aquajet


The floor is an inlay of white and grey ceramic tiles cut by aquajet.


Middle section.


Dandelion and Black-tailed Godwit chick (detail).


Utmost concentration is required from the tilers.


Western Barn Owl (detail) before adding.


Mutsaerts tilers crew. All tiles are in position after almost a month of hard and focused labour!

See also FlyWays – Final Design
See also Flyways – Cutting tiles
See also Noord/Zuidlijn work in progress
See also Proposal for Noord/Zuidlijn selected

Full project specifications:
Title Flyways
Project Design for subway station platform
Year 2013 – 2018
Client Gemeente Amsterdam, Dienst Metro en Tram
Project coordinator Véronique Baar, QKunst
Location NoordZuidlijn, station Noord, Amsterdam
Size H 130 x W 13 meter
Technique Inlay of ceramic tiles cut by aquajet
Material Quartz by Royal Mosa 
Realization Mutsaerts Natuursteen (in process)

April 19th, 2018
, Posted in & Architecture