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Central Public Library Amsterdam

in Architecture by Jo Coenen & Co Architekten
  contributed by 128 miesvanderrohe, 18 May 2009
A totally new urban development is now emerging on the Oosterdokseiland, where the Central Station Post Office used to be. Erick van Egeraat’s urban development plan consists of abstract outlines...


in Architecture by MVRDV ()
  contributed by 3 DeConstrumatica, 7 October 2008
Regeneration project focusing on the Buurt 9 area of Amsterdam.Shortlisted project in the World Architecture Festival.

Beurs van Berlage

in Architecture by Hendrik Petrus Berlage ()
contributed by 2 Jordi Ber, 17 March 2009
The Beurs van Berlage is a building on the Damrak, in the center of Amsterdam. It was designed as a commodity exchange by architect Hendrik Petrus Berlage and constructed between 1896 and 1903. It...

Borneo Sporenburg

Statistically Borneo Sporenburg needed to be a high-density development with a dominance of low-rise houses. This condition demanded a specific typology for these dwellings. Within the urban design...


in Architecture by MVRDV
  contributed by 128 miesvanderrohe, 18 May 2009
Buurt 9, or ‘Neighbourhood # 9’, forms part of the garden cities west of Amsterdam. However, the area required regeneration: the quality of the buildings had to be improved to meet new standards;...


in Architecture by René van Zuuk Architekten ()
  contributed by 159 archdaily, 16 March 2009
The new pavilion is indeed a humble and compact three-storey building. On the street level an exhibition space is located. The upper floor is fitted with glass partitions, creating an attic-like...

Sportplaza Mercator

in Architecture by Venhoeven CS Architects
contributed by 128 miesvanderrohe, 12 November 2009
Overgrown stronghold: Sportplaza Mercator lies as an overgrown bastion at the gates of the city centre of Amsterdam. The facades – just planted with fresh young green – will in a few years be...

IJburg house

in Architecture by Marc Koehler Architects
  contributed by 323 World Architecture Festival , 12 October 2009
The 140 m2 house is located on a small plot in IJburg; a recently developed suburb of the city of Amsterdam. The house is designed as a vertical garden giving space to flora and fauna to grow in a...

Amsterdam Bijlmer ArenA Station

in Architecture by Grimshaw / Arcadis ()
contributed by 3 DeConstrumatica, 13 October 2008
The re-building of a 2km stretch of railway, with a 70m wide pedestrian boulevard and the addition of a pair of 200km/h tracks. Shortlisted project in the World Architecture Festival.

Amsterdam Bijlmer Arena Station

in Architecture by Grimshaw
  contributed by 128 miesvanderrohe, 18 May 2009
Amsterdam Bijlmer ArenA Station is situated to the southeast of the city on the line that links Amsterdam with Utrecht. Prior to this project, there were six tracks running on a raised earth...
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