Metz & Co Showroom Amsterdam

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Metz & Co – Showroom Amsterdam : Architecture

Retail Development in Amsterdam, The Netherlands – design by Gerrit Thomas Rietveld, Dutch furniture designer & architect

Metz & Co – Showroom

Date built: 1933

Design: Rietveld; Dam

Location: west of city centre, on the main pedestrian route out to the museum district

Metz & Co Amsterdam

Rietveld’s architectural contribution for this building was the circular glazed display room or pavilion using a lightweight steel structure; the cupola is fully glazed with a slender steel frame structure, and also the bold letters ‘Metz & Co’ on the roof.

Metz & Co Showroom Metz & Co
photos © adrian welch

Address:
Leidsestraat 34-36
1017 PB Amsterdam, Netherlands
Contact:
020 5207020

This department store sold Rietveld furniture and originally involved the famous Dutch architect simply to produce the graphic design for the rooftop branding.

Date restoration: 1986

Design: Cees Dam

The renovated cupola was closed to the public in 2012 when a fashion chain purchased the building.


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