The Housing Silo is situated on the IJ River, at the tip of the pier, next to two former grain warehouses (silos) that have been converted into housing. The 157 apartments, business units and public spaces, in the Housing Silo, are compressed within a 10 storey high and 20 meters deep urban envelope. The apartments, rental and owner in different sizes, are stacked, legible on the façade, each of which is expressed differently. The aim of mixing functions spatially (commercial units and semi-public spaces were not to be confined automatically to ground level but distributed throughout the complex) has not been realized. All commercial units have been gathered in a clearly recognisable volume. At the west side is a shared roof terrace for residents, and small boats can moor between the columns underneath.