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.
Amsterdam architectural tours can focus on historical buildings, contemporary buildings or a mixture 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 our guided architecture tours are tailored to your group’s interests.
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.
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
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.
Design: FRANTZEN et al
Patch22 is not only clad with wood, but it has a 30 metres high wooden load bearing structure in which the timber columns, timber beams and wooden walls that remain visible in the interiors of the apartments.
Design: Wiel Arets Architects
The IJhal is a recently completed pedestrian passageway situated within Amsterdam’s central train station, on its the northern, waterside–which abuts the river it’s named for, the IJ.
Design: UNStudio & MDT-tex
The inspiration for the info booth pavilion originated from the theme of this year’s festival, biomimicry: the imitation of natural phenomena for the purpose of solving complex human problems.
B.Amsterdam is a pioneering business environment for innovative entrepreneurship, co-designed by NEXT architects. They transformed a large, empty 18.000 m2 office building into an ecosystem with numerous facilities to connect startups, creative entrepreneurs and established companies.
Architects: architectenbureau cepezed b.v.
Recently Building G of the Amsterdam temporary courthouse was completed and taken into use. The interim-building was realized on the premises of the Parnas-complex on the Parnassusweg.