Neutelings Riedijk Architects Reveal Expansion Plans for Leiden’s Naturalis Biodiversity Center

Courtesy of Neutelings Riedijk Architecten, Rotterdam

Neutelings Riedijk Architects have revealed the final design for the expansion and renovation of the Naturalis Biodiversity Center in , the Netherlands. With construction set to begin in October 2015, the rejuvenation scheme will see the renovation of 20,000m2 of the existing museum and the construction of an additional 19,000m2.

 Learn more about the project and view selected images after the break.

Culturehouse in Arnhem / Neutelings Riedijk Architects

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Architects: Neutelings Riedijk Architects
Location: Arnhem, The
Area: 12,000 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: scagliolabrakkee / © Neutelings Riedijk Architects

Culture House Eemhuis / Neutelings Riedijk Architects

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Architects: Neutelings Riedijk Architects
Location: Eemplein, ,
Area: 16000.0 sqm
Year: 2014
Photographs: Courtesy of Scagliolabrakke, Neutelings Riedijk Architecten

“Le Cinq” Office Tower / Neutelings Riedijk Architects

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Neutelings Riedijk Architects has made a design for a 180 m high office tower, ‘Le Cinq’ in , commissioned by Brussels developer Buelens NV as one out of four teams for the international competition organized by the City of . The new skyscraper serves as the focal point for the east of in the new urban development of the XIIIth arrondissement, near to the Grande Bibliothèque. The tower consists of a stacking of five separate volumes of six stories each, cantilevered from two vertical cores with open space between the volumes. More images and architects’ description after the break.

Architecture City Guide: Amsterdam

This week, with the help of our readers, our Architecture City Guide is headed to . With its numerous canals, Renaissance architecture, and bike friendly culture, it is hard not to fall in love with . Also, if you love modern or contemporary architecture one could hardly argue against making this city the first stop on a tour of Europe. Our list of 24 buildings hardly does justice to this amazing city, but it will certainly give those less familiar with the city a starting point. We will be adding to our list in the near future, as we didn’t come close to incorporating all our readers’ suggestions. In the meantime add more of your favorites to the comment section below.

The Architecture City Guide: Amsterdam list and corresponding map after the break.

International Dance and Music Centre / Neutelings Riedijk Architects

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Neutelings Riedijk Architects is chosen as the winner of the architecture competition for the new building of the International Dance and Music Centre in city of , , among a field of 16 renowned international firms. More images and complete press release after the break.