Posts tagged as 'Amsterdam'
Posted by Walter Phillips on 06.11.2013 - Tagged as: amphitheatre, Amsterdam, Tjep
Nieuw Waterlandplein Podium by Tjep
Nieuw Waterlandplein Podium by Tjep is both a communal space and a stage for the local inhabitants of Nieuw Waterlandplein in Amsterdam-North. The stage has two uses, aesthetic installation during the day and with “a flick of a switch”, a central performance stage flanked by an amphitheatre of surrounding seating. Hidden platforms in the ground elevate to form the central podium.
Noorderparkbar by bureau SLA and Overtreders W; photo by Jeroen Musch
Constructed entirely out of second-hand materials, this wood-clad coffee shack has been realised by two Amsterdam-based practices Bureau SLA and Overtreders W. Also located in the Dutch capital, Noorderparkbar was developed in a design-as-you-go fashion considering the source of the structure’s components and the pavilion was completed earlier in spring 2012. (more…)
ODE residential building by HVDN/Studioninedots; photo by Peter Cuypers
Two Dutch architectural practices HVDN and Studioninedots have recently completed this vast, waterfront mixed-use development located between Amsterdam’s old town and the Central Station. Encompassing 28 luxurious apartments as well as number of commercial spaces such restaurants and a department store, HVDN/Studioninedots’ building is part of a 200,000-square-feet master plan for the Oosterdokseiland area which ‘consists of high density buildings interwoven with narrow passageways that link enclosed open spaces.’ (more…)
Drug Addicts’ Hotel by Atelier Kempe Thill; photo by Ulrich Schwarz
The award-winning Rotterdam-based practice Atelier Kempe Thill have recently completed this glass-clad three-storey building which serves as a residential hotel for heroin addicts. Located ‘at a sensitive transition between the square and the park’ in Amsterdam’s Zuidoost borough, the building features an antiseptic, uniformly off-white interior which aims to ‘to offer a calm framework for everyday life’. (more…)
Solid 11 by Tony Fretton Architects Ltd; photo by Peter Cook
The London-based multi-award-winning architectural practice established no less than three decades ago by Tony Fretton have completed this 8000-square-meters building located near the popular Vondelpark in central Amsterdam. Intended for numerous purposes, the canal facing seven-storey Solid 11 ’has been designed to provide flexible space for a range of activities including apartments, workspaces, a hotel, shops, cafes and restaurants and public facilities such as a kindergarten.’ (more…)
Villa Pu by Atelier Kempe Thill; photo by Ulrich Schwarz, Berlin
Villa Pu is a new youth and community centre realised by the award-winning Rotterdam-based practice Atelier Kempe Thill. Located in the Osdorp area of Amsterdam, the small-yet-striking, minimalist building consists of two instantly-distinguishable antipodal space concepts: a translucent fully-glazed ground floor used as a ‘public living room ‘, and a monolithic cubic community hall located in the upper part of the building. (more…)