Café de Parel building interior designed by Ninetynine: photo : Ewout Huibers Café de Parel was originally a typical Amsterdam ‘brown bar’ with an old-fashioned dark interior and low lighting. The traditional stained-glass windows and monumental tile tableaus create the perfect setting for the new Parel.
Masterplan Marktkwartierbuilding designed by architects Mecanoo: image : GVd Werff, Bank Amsterdam and Mecanoo The Masterplan Marktkwartier Amsterdam will be a neighbourhood for all Amsterdammers; families, singles, students and seniors will be accommodated in a varied residential programme of around 1700 units.
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Blauwe Theehuis, Vondelpark – Blue Tea House, Vondelpark 5, building renewal designed by Dutch architects practice Studio Modijefsky photograph : Maarten Willemsteinn The ‘Blue Tea House’ is a 1930s Modernist pavilion in the most well-known park in Amsterdam: the Vondelpark.
HofmanDujardin Office Villa, Verrijn Stuartweg 34, Diemen, building designed by Dutch architects practice HofmanDujardin: photograph : Matthijs van Roon The design team conducted a collaborative ‘in-house’ design project to create this architectural intervention inside an old warehouse. The space energised the team, inspired visitors and proved that an office can be much more than just a place to work.
Amsterdam is the capital city of The Netherlands. It is known for its artistic heritage, pretty city centre canal system and narrow houses with gabled facades. Its Museum District houses the Van Gogh Museum, the Rijksmuseum, and modern art at the Stedelijk. The Dutch capital is also famous for its positive promotion of cycling, with bikes everywhere.
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