Category: Historic place

Buildings with a special place in history!

1933 Slaughterhouse

A great display of curved concrete behind the pretty facade of this former slaughterhouse in Shanghai. Check out the curved concrete inside, the inner bridges, floor plans and drone shot which includes the well-known Shanghai skyline.

Het Schip – Amsterdamse School

(1919-1921) A great example of Amsterdam School Architecture. Designed by Michiel de Klerk and built as social housing to elevate the working class.

Sterre der Zee Basilica, Maastricht

Started in times when Roman architecture was still in swing this 11th/12th century church in Maastricht is one of the oldest surviving buildings in The Netherlands. The interior…

Jeruzalem Kerk (Jerusalem Church)

The “Jeruzalem Church” is a great example of the style of the Amsterdam School. The church was built in the years 1928-1929 and designed by the architect Ferdinand…

Oude Kerk (Old Church, Amsterdam)

(outside only) The Oude Kerk (Old Church) is Amsterdam’s oldest building. It was founded circa 1213 and consecrated in 1306. It stands in De Wallen, now Amsterdam’s main red-light district.