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Photographic Exhibition Highlights The Relationship Between Brick And The Dutch

The Netherlands Builds in Brick is one of the latest exhibitions at Rotterdam’s Nieuwe Instituut… (formerly the NAi). It seeks to modify the “assumed triumph of Modernism” in the interwar period, drawing upon two photographic collections from the Institute’s extensive archives. Sigue leyendo

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Mecanoo’s New Delft Station Hall Opens To The Public

Six years after the original announcement of the project, the first phase of Mecanoo’s new Train Station and City Hall complex in Delft, The Netherlands, has been opened to the public. Within the new station hall an undulating ‘vault’, which has been designed to evoke… Sigue leyendo

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David Chipperfield to Receive the Netherlands’ Sikkens Prize

British architect David Chipperfield has been selected to receive the 2015 Sikkens Prize, one of the oldest independent art prizes in the Netherlands. The prize’s 36th recipient, Chipperfield is being recognized for his “revolutionary use of color,” much like his predecessors; Gerrit Rietveld, Le Corbusier, Donald… Sigue leyendo

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On View: Inside Outside’s “Museological Reconstruction” of Rotterdam’s Iconic Sonneveld House

Inside Rotterdam’s Sonneveld House everything is in order: books arranged nearly on shelves, chairs tucked under tables, rugs set square on the bedroom floor. The house is a pristine tableau depicting what the interior would have looked like whilst inhabited by… Sigue leyendo

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Surface As Sculpture: Henry Moore’s Brick Reliefs In Rotterdam

In 1954 British sculptor Henry Moore was commissioned to design and install a large wall relief into Joost Boks’ new bouwcentrum… (Construction Centre) in the Dutch city of Rotterdam. The project, pieced together with approximately 16,000 hand-carved Dutch bricks, stands as the sculptor’s only work Sigue leyendo

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Room On The Roof / i29 interior architects

Architects: i29 interior architects
Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Year: 2014
Photographs: Ewout Huibers

From the architect.… On 27 January 2015, de Bijenkorf will be launching an Artist in Residence project, entitled ‘Room On The Roof’. The department store has invited artists, Sigue leyendo

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MVRDV and Interior Urbanism: An Interview With Winy Maas

In the late 20th and early 21st centuries, one of the major changes within cities around the world has been the rise of so-called “privately-owned public space,” a development which has attracted the attention of many urbanists and is still being widely … Sigue leyendo

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‘An Installation In Four Acts’ – Exploring Structuralism At Rotterdam’s Nieuwe Instituut

Great movements in architecture are usually set in motion by a dull societal ache or as a response to a sudden, unforeseen reorientation of a community at large. The Dutch city of Rotterdam – vast swathes of which were cast into oblivion… Sigue leyendo

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