Tag: amsterdam

Andriessen Room (Grachtenmuseum)

This is a one scene only project, to show and zoom in to the murals that were created in 1776 by Jurriaan Andriessen, part of the Amsterdam Grachtenmuseum. In 1663, merchant Karel Gerards commissioned Phillip Vingboons – then one of Amsterdam’s leading architects – to design and build this house.

Thomaskerk (Brutalism) Amsterdam

A true Brutalist surprise hidden by a modest brick facade. Walking past, you would never expect the interior to be this spectacular with grey walls and exposed concrete surfaces.

Valley (MVRDV) Amsterdam

Walk all over the MVRDV designed residential and office building in Amsterdam. You can get a good impression of the protruding apartments and terraces between.

Beurs van Berlage, Amsterdam

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. See many spaces even up to the bell tower.

Openluchtschool (Open Air School), Amsterdam

A great example of “Nieuwe Bouwen”, still functioning as a school. The building is very transparent and positioned to catch maximum sunshine. Whenever possible kids would get their classes at the balconies.

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.

Jeruzalem Kerk (Jerusalem Church), Amsterdam

The “Jeruzalem Church” is a great example of the style of the Amsterdam School. The church forms a harmonious unity with the environment in which it is built, not just in style, but also because it’s directly connected to the adjoining housing block.

Dominicus Church, Amsterdam

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.

Oude Kerk (Old Church), Amsterdam

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.