NEXT Architects have completed the Melkwegbridge in Purmerend, The Netherlands

Project: Melkwegbridge Location: Purmerend, The Netherlands Architecture: NEXT Architects Photography: Jeroen Musch Description from the architects “The Melkwegbridge is located in Purmerend, the Netherlands. The bridge is part of the masterplan ‘De Kanaalsprong’ and connects the historic city center with the towns’ new district. The most striking part of the bridge, designed by NEXT architects, is […]

Villa Rieteiland-Oost by Egeon Architecten

Project: House on Rieteiland-Oost island in the IJburg residential development Location: Amsterdam, The Netherlands Architecture: Egeon Architecten Photography: Chiel de Nooyer Description from the architects: To the traditional arrangement of living on the ground floor and sleeping on the upper floors a floor is added for working from home. The ground floor has a glass facade with large sliding […]

Innovative Visitor Centre for Amsterdam

Project: New visitor pavilion and cafe Location: Fort Diemerdam, Amsterdam Design and Architecture: Emma Architecten Photography: John Lewis Marshall Source: Contemporist

Spijkenisse Book Mountain by MVRDV

MVRDV have completed a new public library for the Dutch town of Spijkenisse that features a long bookshelf spiraling up creating a mountain of books, covered by a glass shell. Source: Contemporist

Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam Officially Opened by Queen Beatrix on September 22

Benthem Crouwel Architects have completed the new extension to the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam. According to the official press release we were sent, the new levitated superstructure contains exhibition space, a restaurant, a shop and the new entrance. Arup is responsible for the structural design and the lighting design. The new building, popularly called ‘the Bath Tub’, adds over 9,000m2 to the historic museum building. […]

Air, Wind and Water Villa in Amsterdam

Project: Water Villa Location: Gabriël Metsustraat, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Architecture and Design: Framework Architects and Studio Prototype Photography: Jeroen Musch According to the architects: “The relationship between water and the house is central to the design. There is a subtle playfulness between open and closed. The vertically designed pattern, an abstract allusion to the water, provides not only optimal privacy […]

Santpoort Rail House by Zecc Architects in The Netherlands

Project: Remodel and expansion of a historic railway cottage Location: Santpoort-Noord, The Netherlands Architecture: Zecc Architects Photography: Cornbread Works Source: Contemporist

Villa 4.0 by Dick van Gameren Architects

Project: Villa 4.0 Location: Het Gooi, The Netherlands Architecture: Dick van Gameren Architects Photography: Marcel van der Burg – Primabeeld Description from the architects A simple bungalow dating from 1967 on a hexagonal ground plan had been radically altered and modificated through the years. Although this had made the house bigger, it had also become increasingly inward-looking. […]

Brouwersgracht Apartment in Netherlands

Project: Brouwersgracht Apartment Architecture: CUBE and SOLUZ Location: Amsterdam, The Netherlands Description according to the architects: This distinctive loft is located on the first floor of a historic warehouse and monument on the Brouwersgracht in the center of Amsterdam. The apartment is designed by Remco Wilcke of CUBE architecten and his partner Marloes van Heteren of SOLUZ. When […]

B/S/H/ Office by William McDonough + Partners and D/DOCK

Project: Bosch Siemens Hausgeräte (B/S/H/) Architecture: William McDonough + Partners Interiors: D/DOCK Location: Hoofddorp, The Netherlands Photography: Foppe Schut Main feature: At the center of the office, is a four-story atrium with an indoor/outdoor Living Green Wall. Description from D/DOCK The choice was made for a new building in Park 20l20, a new Cradle to Cradle-inspired office park in […]

Hofman Dujardin Architects and Fokkema&Partners have completed the design for the Eneco headquarters in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

Hofman Dujardin Architects and Fokkema&Partners have completed the design for the Eneco headquarters in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Description from Hofman Dujardin Architects: The creative Amsterdam firm Hofman Dujardin Architects, in collaboration with Fokkema&Partners, has played a leading role in helping sustainable energy company Eneco to practise what it preaches. They have designed the interiors for Eneco’s headquarters building in Rotterdam, […]