The IJbaan is a grassroots “Amsterdammer” citizens’ initiative, snowballing from a crowdfunding campaign led by Bas Dekker and Willem Wessels started in 2015 and now supported by the Municipality of Amsterdam. Its goal is to create a new connection across the IJ by the 750th anniversary of Amsterdam in 2025.
Amsterdam architectural news – Orange Architects win tender for Plot 42A, IJburg, with an innovative residential building. It will attain highest level of sustainability: BREEAM Outstanding ; Kleiburg: Amsterdam Apartment Building by NL architects and XVW architectuur – Mies van der Rohe 2017 Awards winners
Dutch housing association De Key head office on the Hoogte Kadijk in Amsterdam transformation design by Studioninedots into an accessible, sustainable and characteristic urban office.
Amsterdam architectural tours focus on historical buildings, contemporary buildings or a mix of both. Visit the winner of the Mies van der Rohe 2017 Awards and see designs by OMA, Kurokawa, Rietveld, van Eyck, MVRDV, Mecanoo and Renzo Piano. All guided architecture tours are tailored to a group’s interests.
Marc Koehler Architects’ design taps into the open building movement, Superlofts offers its residents the freedom to design and/or self-build their homes from scratch incorporating any hybrid function, and co-create the shared spaces as a community.
Designed by Wiel Arets Architects the hotel occupies a long-empty, triangular shaped site, which has informed its volume. The parking garage occupies the first four floors, utilizing the maximum possible floor area and extending to the site’s borders.
On the northern tip of the rapidly developing Zeeburger Island in Amsterdam Studioninedots, commissioned by de Alliantie and Lingotto, designed two striking volumes.
Challenged to design the new Amsterdam Showroom of the international luggage brand Samsonite, i29 interior architects was asked to reflect on the companies spatial brand identity.
At the tip of the Danzigerkade, in the rapidly developing industrial Houthavens district, is a landmark building design by MVSA Architects. The new European Headquarters for Calvin Klein & Tommy Hilfiger strikes a dominant pose on the waterfront.
Amsterdam, the capital of Netherlands is said to be a city with heart. The polycentric city of Amsterdam has its heart and soul lying in its ring of canals and bridges that bind the concentric and infinite loop that the city is.
The Valley contains offices topped with residences. The jagged, natural stone façade is defined via a parametric tool developed by architects MVRDV with Arup Amsterdam. This provided real-time control over quantities of daylight and sunlight, over structural limitations and required privacy. No two apartments are alike.
Design by i29 interior architects
The interior is executed in a simple material scheme of large oak wall panels, white plastered walls, dark blue furniture pieces and light grey synthetic ﬂoors.
Orange Architects wins tender for Plot 42A, located in heart of harbour on IJburg in Amsterdam. With this winning scheme, called ‘Jonas’, the city has chosen a highly innovative residential building that achieves the highest level of sustainability: BREEAM Outstanding.
DeFlat is an innovative renovation of one of the biggest apartment buildings in The Netherlands called Kleiburg, a bend slab with 500 apartments in Amsterdam’s Bijlmermeer neighbourhood.