Iris Roskam

Amsterdam primordial soup

Commissioned by Bouwinvest, designed by Paul Whalen.
In the center of Amsterdam.
This "oldfashioned" passage depicts the history of water and our relationship to it.
The floor is made from terazzo, the handglazed tiles in 15 shades going from green to brown are decorated with gold, the 3 triptychs gigantic mirrors are sandblasted and painted from the back, in the middle there is a bronze fishhead shaped fountain, there are specail chandeliers made of bicycle parts and to top it off the ceiling is made of glass mosaic.


800cm, 500cm, 4000cm (Height, Width, Depth)
Stone, Glass, Bronze
All artworks from Iris Roskam
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