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Watergraafsmeer Town House Apartment by Chris Collaris (NL)

Watergraafsmeer Town House Apartment by Chris Collaris, photo: Tim van de Velde

Dutch architect Chris Collaris has completely renovated a two-storey apartment with a small basement and garden in Amsterdam’s residential Watergraafsmeer, a polder reclaimed in 1629.     The apartment has been turned into a light and open space by raising the height of the existing ceiling and a new organisation of the functional spaces around […]
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Nieuw Waterlandplein Podium by Tjep (NL)

Nieuw Waterlandplein Podium by Tjep

Nieuw Waterlandplein Podium by Tjep is both a communal space and a stage for the local inhabitants of Nieuw Waterlandplein in Amsterdam-North. The stage has two uses, aesthetic installation during the day and with “a flick of a switch”, a central performance stage flanked by an amphitheatre of surrounding seating. Hidden platforms in the ground […]
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Urban Villa / Pasel.Kuenzel Architects

Architects: Pasel.Kuenzel Architects
Location: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Design Team: R. Pasel, F. Künzel, F. Pocas
Area: 307 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Marcel van der Burg

From the architect.… Close and compact are the residences lined up along the waterside of Sigue leyendo

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Olympic Stadium Amsterdam / René van Zuuk Architects

Architects: René van Zuuk Architects b.v.
Location: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Structural Engineer: ABT bv
Contractor: Gebr. Beentjes GWW bv
Area: 940 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Courtesy of René van Zuuk Architects

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Hotel Aidana IJdock / Bakers Architecten + Ben Loerakker

Architects: Bakers Architecten + Ben Loerakker
Location: IJdock, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Design Team: Jan Bakers, Martijn Boer, Remko Verkaar, Frank Stahl, Erik Feenstra, Anna Alegre
Area: 18,400 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: John Lewis Marshall, Frank Stahl

Interior Architect: Tomás Alía
Master Plan: Dick …
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Between the Buildings of Historic Amsterdam, An Urban Intervention

Amsterdam’s famous canal district recently celebrated its 400th birthday this year. And though the district has grown and evolved throughout the centuries, now, more than ever before, this UNESCO World Heritage site is struggling with how to ensure the past doesn’t… Sigue leyendo

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Software Engineers Map All the Buildings in the Netherlands

The Waag Society, together with designer and software engineer Bert Spaan, have put the Netherlands back on the map – the data map. After several months of coding and design, the partnership has managed to account for all 9,866,539 buildings in… Sigue leyendo

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Why is Cycling Part of Being Dutch?

Did you know that there are more bicycles than residents in The Netherlands? And, up to 70% of all commutes are made by bike in cities like Amsterdam and The Hague. To accommodate such a huge number of bike-enthusiasts, bike parking facilities can be found everywhere – outside schools, office buildings and shops. Not to mention the fact that many Dutch cities even have special bike paths that are completely segregated from motorized traffic with signs that read “Bike Street: Cars are guests.” Read this BBC article to learn why the Dutch are so bike crazy and find out Why Cycle Cities Are the Future here on ArchDaily.

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