// arthitectural / Amsterdam
  • Large budgets and enormous amounts of energy are spent on the upgrading of major Dutch railway stations in Amsterdam, The Hague, Utrecht and Rotterdam. The efforts at creating quality environments related to public transport should not be limited to the station building itself. By paying close attention to all public space surrounding the railway hubs, […]


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  • De Bijenkorf launched an Artist in Residence project, entitled ‘Room On The Roof’. The department store had invited artists, writers, musicians, architects and designers to take part in the program. Artist Maarten Baas was the first to use the studio. The full program for 2015 was unveiled together with the first screening of an introductory […]


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Close and compact are the residences lined up along the waterside of Grote Rieteiland, an artificial island in Amsterdams hip neighbourhood Ijburg. Within a strict and complex set of urban rules pasel.kuenzel architects succeeded to develop a plain and sober urban villa that is unique in its reduced design and compelling in its materialisation and […]


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An example of true urban divergence, the site is located on the edge of an industrial zone, across from a line of housing buildings. The project positions a floating horizontal form behind the existing line of trees, blocking most of the views into the yard behind. The construction is superimposed over the protective sheath that […]


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This house designed by Architect Ezequiel Rivarola in collaboration with Clorindo Testa is located next to a cliff in a very peculiar spot in the Argentinean coast. The starting point of the complete project, of which only the first stage has been constructed, is the relation between two cubical solids proposed by Testa. The house […]


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