Archivo de la etiqueta: Amsterdam

‘T PARK / CUBE Architecten

Architects: CUBE Architecten
Location: Jodenbreestraat 25, 1011 Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Architect In Charge: Pieter van der Pot, Marloes van Heteren
Client: City of Amsterdam (PMB)
Area: 530.0 sqm
Year: 2014
Photographs: Yvonne Lukkenaar

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Island with a View: Dutch Kitchen Incorporates Elegant Aquarium

Amsterdam-based design firm Kolenik Eco Chic Design have released designs of their unique Ocean Kitchen…, a transformative new take on residential space. The contemporary minimalist kitchen offers a moment of serenity to the viewer through the inclusion of a vast aquarium beneath Sigue leyendo

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House Plot 75 / Office Winhov

Architects: Office Winhov
Location: Lisdoddelaan 114, 1087 KA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Area: 252.0 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Stefan Müller

Design Team: Joost Hovenier, Charles Hueber, Giles Townshend, Coen Smit, Jan Peter Wingender, Anouk Roelofs en Joost van de Weg…
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Amsterdam is “Dirty, Filthy, and Too Full”

Wim Pijbes, director of Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum, has declared in an open letter to the Dutch newspaper NRC Handelsblad that the Dutch capital is “dirty, filthy, and too full.” Complaining primarily about the culture of short-stay accommodation, segways, scooters and canal cruisers in the historic heart of the city, he argues that “the charm and spirited character has long since faded.” Amsterdam, an apparent magnet for those who enjoy an “anything-goes atmosphere,” faces an uphill battle in order to remold a dwindling reputation.

Initiatives like Project 1012, which seeks to put a cap on (and even shut down) some of the brothels and marijuana ‘coffee shops’ in the city’s historic core, is part of a wide-reaching clean up campaign. For Feargus O’Sullivan however, “if Amsterdam loses its sense of license, its aura of permissiveness, and its immaculate order held in delicate balance, then it will lose some of its delight, its uniqueness – even its Dutchness.”

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Apartment in Amsterdam / MAMM Design

Architects: MAMM Design
Location: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Architect In Charge: Akira Mada, Maya Mada
Area: 133.0 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Takumi Ota

Structural Engineers: STRUCTURE engineering
Lighting Design: LIGHTDESIGN
Main Contractor: Smartinterior…

From the architect. This is a renovation project Sigue leyendo

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Volkshotel interiors by Bas van Tol for Studio Müller Van Tol (NL)

Volkshotel interiors by Bas van Tol for Studio Müller Van Tol, photo: Ilco Kemmere

The interiors of the new Volkshotel in Amsterdam, a hotel built inside the former home of Dutch newspaper de Volkskrant, is the work of Dutch interior designer Bas van Tol of Studio Müller Van Tol.     “Volkshotel occupies the former home of Dutch newspaper de Volkskrant, a 1960s concrete structure that is open, optimistic […]
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Superheroes Hideout / Simon Bush-King Architecture & Urbanism

Architects: Simon Bush-King Architecture & Urbanism
Location: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Design Team: Simon Bush-King, Joti Weijers-Coghlan, Sarah Rowlands, Angel Sanchez Navarro, Pilar Nobio, Paco Pomares , Pamplona, CNC
Area: 480 sqm
Year: 2014
Photographs: Alan Jensen

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International Jury for Venice Biennale Announced

The Venice Biennale 2014 has announced the make-up of the International Jury… who will determine which National Pavilions will receive the Gold and Silver Lions June 7th. As decided by the Board of Directors, including chairman Paolo Baratta and director Rem Koolhaas, the Sigue leyendo

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