Van Gogh Museum Entrance Hall

Van Gogh Museum Entrance Hall, Kisho Kurokawa Amsterdam Building, Images, Architect, Design

Van Gogh Museum Entrance Hall

Dutch Arts Development in Amsterdam, NL – design by Hans van Heeswijk Architects

page updated 23 Oct 2016 with new photos ; 1 Sep 2015

Van Gogh Museum Entrance Hall in Amsterdam

Design: Hans van Heeswijk Architects

Location: Paulus Potterstraat 7, 1071 CX Amsterdam, Netherlands

Photos © Ronald Tilleman

Eye-catching entrance hall Van Gogh Museum delivered on time and on budget

Van Gogh Museum Entrance Hall

For the new entrance building of the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam the Japanese architecture studio Kisho Kurokawa Architects & Associates made a sketch.

Van Gogh Museum Entrance Hall

This broad outline consisted of completing the elliptical wing building which the bureau has already realized in 1999.

Van Gogh Museum Entrance Hall

This idea was developed by Hans van Heeswijk architects, materialized and realized.

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The building consists of an all-glass roof, which is put over the existing, sunken pond. From a new entrance, right on the Museumplein, this new, deepened entrance foyer of the museum reached.

Van Gogh Museum Entrance Hall

Here are a cloakroom, a museum shop, counters and plumbing. From the foyer, the two wings to reach the museum, the Rietveld Building of the permanent collection of Van Gogh and the Kurokawavleugel for temporary exhibitions. The entrance building is September 5 open to the public. What was until then a somber piece Museum is now an inviting place orientation.

Van Gogh Museum Entrance Hall

Van Gogh Museum Entrance Hall – Building Information

Surface: 2400 sqm GFA
Client: Rijksgebouwendienst Hague
Design: 2012–14
Construction: 2014–15
Opening: 5 September 2015
Surface area original structure: Rietveld Building plus Exhibition Wing: circa 14.200 sqm
Surface area New Entrance: 975 sqm incl. entrance platform

Photos below © Luuk Kramer:

Van Gogh Museum Entrance Hall

Van Gogh Museum Entrance Hall

Van Gogh Museum Entrance Hall

Building
Total surface area new building: Circa 15.175 sqm
Architect Van Gogh Museum: Gerrit Rietveld/Joan van Dillen/Johan van Tricht, 1973 (Paulus Potterstraat building)
Renovation Rietveld Building: Martien van Goor (Greiner Van Goor Architecten) Amsterdam, 1999
Architect Exhibition Wing: Kisho Kurokawa, Tokyo 1999
Design concept New Entrance: Kisho Kurokawa Architect & Associates, Tokyo 2012

Co-architect New Entrance: Hans van Heeswijk Architects, Amsterdam 2015

Van Gogh Museum Entrance Hall

Client: Van Gogh Museum Foundation
Contractor: Central Government Real Estate Agency, The Hague
Location: Museumplein 6, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Co-architect: Hans van Heeswijk architecten, Amsterdam
Project team: Jasper Druijven, Richard Gouverneur, Stephanie Haumann, Hans van Heeswijk, Rob Hulst, Ronno Stegeman en Boaz van der Wal

Van Gogh Museum Entrance Hall

Structural consultant: Arcadis Nederland, Rotterdam
M&E Consultant: Deerns Raadgevende Ingenieurs, Rijswijk
Building physics consultant: DGMR, The Hague
Logistics consultant: Theateradvies, Amsterdam
Lighting consultant: Hans Wolff & Partners/Lighting Designers, Amsterdam
Contractor glass constructions: Octatube, Delft
Main contractor: Bouwbedrijf Van der Spek, Pijnacker
Electrical installations contracter: Breedveld en Schröder, Almere
Mechanical installations: Kuijpers Installaties, Utrecht
Elevators: Mitsubishi Elevator Europe, Veenendaal
Total project costs: 20 million euros

Address: Paulus Potterstraat 7, 1071 CX Amsterdam, Netherlands
Phone: +31 20 570 5200

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