The Thomaskerk (Thomas Church, built 1966, designed by Karel Sijmons) in Amsterdam is a true Brutalist surprise disguised by a modest and rather ordinary yellow brick exterior. Walking…
(2022) Preliminary 360 degree project of Valley, the MVRDV designed residential and office building in Amsterdam. For now just a quick walk-through, but you can already get a good impression of the protruding apartments and pleasant terraces between.
(1896-1903) Perhaps Berlage’s most famous building. Discover elements of Neo Roman architecture, as well as Jugendstil, and early examples of Het Nieuwe Bouwen and Amsterdam School.
(1930) A great example of “Nieuwe Bouwen” by Jan Duiker, still functioning as a school. The building is positioned to catch maximum sunshine.
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…
A true “hidden gem”, easily ignored church by Cuypers, who got more fame by designing the Amsterdam Central Station and Rijksmuseum. Unassuming on the outside, but pleasant and clever designed, making the most of the unusual small plot on the narrow Amsterdam alleys.
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.