Constell.ation II / LIKEarchitects

16:00 - 25 February, 2015
Constell.ation II / LIKEarchitects, © Andreia Garcia Photography
© Andreia Garcia Photography
  • Architects

  • Location

    Plantage Muidergracht, 1018 Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Design Team

    Diogo Aguiar, Teresa Otto, João Jesus and João Salgueiro
  • Client

    Amsterdam Light Festival
  • Project Year

    2014
  • Photographs

© Andreia Garcia Photography © Andreia Garcia Photography © Andreia Garcia Photography © Andreia Garcia Photography +13

Gerrit Rietveld College / atelier PRO

01:00 - 22 February, 2015
Gerrit Rietveld College / atelier PRO, © John Lewis Marshall
© John Lewis Marshall
  • Architects

  • Location

    Eykmanlaan 1200, 3571 KH Utrecht, Netherlands
  • Project Leader

    Eelko Bemener
  • Project Architect

    Dorte Kristensen, Lisette Plouvier, Evelien van Beek
  • Project Collaborators

    Allard de Goeij, André van Veen, Constanze Knüpling
  • Area

    9860.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2011
  • Photographs

© John Lewis Marshall © John Lewis Marshall © John Lewis Marshall © John Lewis Marshall +16

City Bridge ‘De Oversteek’ / Ney Poulissen Architects & Engineers

01:00 - 18 February, 2015
City Bridge ‘De Oversteek’ / Ney Poulissen Architects & Engineers, © Stijn Bollaert
© Stijn Bollaert

© Stijn Bollaert © Stijn Bollaert © Stijn Bollaert © Stijn Bollaert +18

Beatrix College Tilburg / Architecten|en|en

01:00 - 18 February, 2015
Beatrix College Tilburg / Architecten|en|en, © BASEPHOTOGRAPHY
© BASEPHOTOGRAPHY

© BASEPHOTOGRAPHY © BASEPHOTOGRAPHY © BASEPHOTOGRAPHY © BASEPHOTOGRAPHY +21

Bus Station Canopies / MAXWAN architects + urbanists

01:00 - 16 February, 2015
Bus Station Canopies / MAXWAN architects + urbanists, © Filip Dujardin
© Filip Dujardin
  • Architects

  • Location

    Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • Design Team

    Rients Dijkstra and Hiroki Matsuura with Artur Boresjo, Nobuki Ogasahara Rene Sangers, Harm te Velde, Aleksandar Hrib.
  • Project Year

    2014
  • Photographs

© Filip Dujardin © Filip Dujardin © Filip Dujardin © Filip Dujardin +17

The W.I.N.D. House / UNStudio

01:00 - 9 February, 2015
The W.I.N.D. House / UNStudio, © Fedde de Weert
© Fedde de Weert
  • Architects

  • Location

    North Holland, Netherlands
  • UNStudio team

    Ben van Berkel, Caroline Bos, Astrid Piber with Ger Gijzen, René Wysk and Luis Etchegorry, William de Boer, Elisabeth Brauner, Albert Gnodde, Cheng Gong, Eelco Grootjes, Daniela Hake, Patrik Noome, Kristin Sandner, Beatriz Zorzo Talavera
  • Area

    528.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2014
  • Photographs

© Inga Powilleit © Fedde de Weert © Inga Powilleit © Inga Powilleit +20

On View: Inside Outside's "Museological Reconstruction" of Rotterdam's Iconic Sonneveld House

00:00 - 7 February, 2015
On View: Inside Outside's "Museological Reconstruction" of Rotterdam's Iconic Sonneveld House , © Johannes Schwartz
© Johannes Schwartz

Inside Rotterdam's Sonneveld House everything is in order: books arranged nearly on shelves, chairs tucked under tables, rugs set square on the bedroom floor. The house is a pristine tableau depicting what the interior would have looked like whilst inhabited by the eponymous Albertus Sonneveld and his family.

Yet something interesting lies underfoot, thanks to an intervention by Inside Outside that sees the entire floor of the home covered with a single, continuous mirror. Read more about the installation and view selected images after the break.

AD Classics: Bolwoning / Dries Kreijkamp

01:00 - 7 February, 2015
AD Classics: Bolwoning  / Dries Kreijkamp , © Gili Merin
© Gili Merin

In the quaint Dutch town of Den Bosch, amongst typical brick-clad homes and winding canals, sits the odd community of Bolwoningen: a cluster of globe-shaped stilt houses punctuated with round windows in a sea of wild vegetation. Built in 1984, these oversized “golf balls” are, in fact, homes: an eccentric product of a relatively unknown architectural experiment conducted by a visionary architect, attempting to impose a new morphological dwelling solution, and hoping to generate a new residential typology. Instead, the bizarre neighbourhood remains a secluded, momentary anecdote in architectural history, and today, provides a glimpse into an age of praised radicalism and irrepressible imagination.

More on these “oddballs” after the break.

© Gili Merin © Gili Merin © Gili Merin Courtesy of Bolwoning.com +21

Secret Operation 610 / Studio Frank Havermans + RAAAF

01:00 - 6 February, 2015
Secret Operation 610  / Studio Frank Havermans  + RAAAF, © Michiel de Cleene
© Michiel de Cleene

© Michiel de Cleene © Michiel de Cleene © René de Wit. © Michiel de Cleene +17

Room On The Roof / i29 interior architects

01:00 - 2 February, 2015
Room On The Roof  /  i29 interior architects, © Ewout Huibers
© Ewout Huibers

© Ewout Huibers © Ewout Huibers © Ewout Huibers © Ewout Huibers +18

Surface As Sculpture: Henry Moore's Brick Reliefs In Rotterdam

00:00 - 2 February, 2015

In 1954 British sculptor Henry Moore was commissioned to design and install a large wall relief into Joost Boks' new bouwcentrum (Construction Centre) in the Dutch city of Rotterdam. The project, pieced together with approximately 16,000 hand-carved Dutch bricks, stands as the sculptor's only work completed in the humble material. In a short documentary film produced by ARTtube, architectural historian Wouter Vanstiphout narrates the fascinating story behind Wall Relief No.1.

Working drawing, façade detail. Image © The Henry Moore Foundation The wall in-situ - February 2015. Image © James Taylor-Foster Constructing the wall relief. Image © The Henry Moore Foundation The brick wall integrated into the Building Centre, since demolished (1970). Image © The Henry Moore Foundation +6

Crossoverzaal / NL Architects

00:00 - 1 February, 2015
Crossoverzaal / NL Architects, Courtesy of NL Architects
Courtesy of NL Architects

The so-called Muziekpaleis is a spectacular endeavour. When we first learnt about the project we could hardly believe its radicality. The project is part of the renovation of the station area. The idea was to construct a music building with 4 halls on top of the existing concert hall Vredenburg. That would mean to partly demolish the Hertzberger Masterpiece! It also would bring together totally different target groups in one building: in addition to the symphony hall, the complex will feature a 2000 people hall dedicated to pop music, a jazz hall, a room for chamber music and the so-called Crossoverzaal. These ‘Biotopes’ will be developed by 4 different architects within the master plan by Architectuurstudio HH. In a way it is a super-sized ‘showcase’ containing stacked ‘buildings’: 3D Urbanism!

Nieuwe Park Rozenburgschool / KCAP Architects&Planners

01:00 - 31 January, 2015
Nieuwe Park Rozenburgschool / KCAP Architects&Planners, © Ossip van Duivenbode
© Ossip van Duivenbode

The ‘Nieuwe Park Rozenburgschool’ is an elementary school in Rotterdam’s quarter Kralingen-Crooswijk with children from various ethnic, cultural and social backgrounds. The school has been spread over two locations within the district. With the extension of one of the locations all school facilities could be united again and help the school function as one institution.

MVRDV and Interior Urbanism: An Interview With Winy Maas

01:00 - 29 January, 2015
MVRDV and Interior Urbanism: An Interview With Winy Maas, Markthal Rotterdam. Image © Daria Scagliola+Stijn Brakkee
Markthal Rotterdam. Image © Daria Scagliola+Stijn Brakkee

In the late 20th and early 21st centuries, one of the major changes within cities around the world has been the rise of so-called "privately-owned public space," a development which has attracted the attention of many urbanists and is still being widely debated. However, for MONU Magazine, the increasing prevalence (and arguably, acceptance) of such privately owned spaces for public use gives us an opportunity to discuss another aspect of public space: interior urbanism. With the rise of the shopping mall and the increasingly diverse functions required by buildings such as libraries, interior spaces now resemble exterior public spaces more and more.

The following interview is an excerpt from the 21st issue of MONU Magazine, in which MONU's Bernd Upmeyer and Beatriz Ramo interview MVRDV founder Winy Maas, discussing the concept of interior urbanism in the work of MVRDV, in particular in their Rotterdam Markthal, Glass Farm and Book Mountain projects.

Markthal Rotterdam. Image © Nico Saieh Book Mountain in Spijkenisse. Image © Jeroen Musch Book Mountain in Spijkenisse. Image © Jeroen Musch Glass Farm in Schijndel. Image © Jeroen Musch +13

Theatre Speelhuis / Cepezed Architects

01:00 - 27 January, 2015
Theatre Speelhuis / Cepezed Architects, Courtesy of Jannes Linders, Léon van Woerkom
Courtesy of Jannes Linders, Léon van Woerkom

When the ’t Speelhuis theatre in Helmond, designed by Piet Blom, was destroyed by fire in December 2011, the town council opted for a temporary replacement in the Our Lady of the Assumption, a neo-Byzantine domed church near the centre that had become disused. There were important preconditions for the new theatre facility. The church is a monument, it remains the property of the Den Bosch diocese and the facility is temporary, so interventions must damage the building as little as possible and must be reversible. The theatre also had to be operational very quickly.

Junky Hotel Amsterdam / Atelier Kempe Thill

01:00 - 24 January, 2015
Junky Hotel Amsterdam / Atelier Kempe Thill, © Ulrich Schwarz
© Ulrich Schwarz
  • Architects

  • Location

    Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Architect in Charge

    André Kempe, Oliver Thill, David van Eck
  • Design Team

    Rafael Alencar Saraiva, Marcel Geerdink, Pauline Marcombe, Teun van der Meulen, Anja Mueller, Andrius Raguotis, Ruud Smeelen, Philip Stalbohm, Giorgio Terraneo, Roel van der Zeeuw
  • Area

    730.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2012
  • Photographs

© Ulrich Schwarz © Ulrich Schwarz © Ulrich Schwarz © Ulrich Schwarz +39

Rotterdam Central Station / Benthem Crouwel Architects + MVSA Architects + West 8

01:00 - 19 January, 2015
Rotterdam Central Station / Benthem Crouwel Architects + MVSA Architects + West 8 , © Jannes Linders
© Jannes Linders

© Jannes Linders © Jannes Linders © Luke Harley © Jannes Linders +27

Town Hall Borsele / Atelier Kempe Thill

01:00 - 18 January, 2015
Town Hall Borsele / Atelier Kempe Thill, © Ulrich Schwarz
© Ulrich Schwarz
  • Architects

  • Location

    Stenevate 10, 4451 KB Heinkenszand, Netherlands
  • Architect in Charge

    André Kempe, Oliver Thill, Jan Gerrit Wessels
  • Area

    4387.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2014
  • Photographs

© Ulrich Schwarz © Ulrich Schwarz © Ulrich Schwarz © Ulrich Schwarz +53