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Den Haag

AD Classics: Dutch Parliament Extension / OMA

22:00 - 11 October, 2018
AD Classics: Dutch Parliament Extension / OMA, via OMA
via OMA

This article was originally published on April 22, 2016. To read the stories behind other celebrated architecture projects, visit our AD Classics section.

Designed shortly before Zaha Hadid left the Office of Metropolitan Architecture (OMA)—led by Rem Koolhaas—to found her practice, Zaha Hadid Architects, the proposed extension for the Dutch Parliament firmly rejects the notion that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. Rather than mimic the style of the existing historic buildings, OMA elected to pay tribute to the complex’s accretive construction by inserting a collection of visibly postmodern, geometric elements. These new buildings, unapologetic products of the late 1970s, would have served as unmistakable indicators of the passage of time, creating a graphic reminder of the Parliament’s long history.

"The Final Push". Image Courtesy of A.D.A. EDITA Tokyo Co., Ltd. Courtesy of A.D.A. EDITA Tokyo Co., Ltd. "The Podium: Accommodation for Orgies of Speech". Image Courtesy of A.D.A. EDITA Tokyo Co., Ltd. Elevations. Image Courtesy of A.D.A. EDITA Tokyo Co., Ltd. + 9

RIJNSTRAAT 8 / Ellen van Loon / OMA

10:00 - 2 November, 2017
RIJNSTRAAT 8 / Ellen van Loon / OMA, Photograph by Delfino Sisto Legnani and Marco Cappelletti, © OMA
Photograph by Delfino Sisto Legnani and Marco Cappelletti, © OMA

Photograph by Nick Guttridge, © OMA Photograph by Delfino Sisto Legnani and Marco Cappelletti, © OMA Photograph by Delfino Sisto Legnani and Marco Cappelletti, © OMA Photograph by Delfino Sisto Legnani and Marco Cappelletti, © OMA + 47

  • Architects

  • Location

    Rijnstraat 8, 2515 XP Den Haag, The Netherlands
  • Architect in Charge

    Ellen van Loon
  • Team

    Bart Nicolaas, Anita Ernodi, Alex de Jong, Kees van Casteren, Airat Khusnutdinov, Alain Fouraux, Alexander Giarlis, Betti Ng, Jan Barta, Buster Christensen, Dominic Black, Edward Nicholson, Eric Lee, Lauren Potter, Hans Larsson, Hongchuan Zhao, Lei Mao, Gemawang Swaribathoro, Magdalena Stanescu, Mario Rodriguez, Matthew Davis, Nikki Mulder, Pawel Panfiluk, Saskia Simon, Sunkyu Koh, Yangwen Huo, Danny Rigter, Ido de Boer, Jasper van Amstel, Maya Turre, Paloma Bule, Stefan Wolf, Theodora Papanastasiou, Tjeerd van de Sandt, Vitor Oliveira, Will Hartzog
  • Area

    90913.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2017
  • Photographs

The Student Hotel The Hague / HVE Architecten

05:00 - 11 June, 2017
The Student Hotel The Hague / HVE Architecten, © Bart van Hoek
© Bart van Hoek

© Bart van Hoek       © Bart van Hoek       © Bart van Hoek       © Bart van Hoek       + 12

  • Architects

  • Location

    Hoefkade 9, 2525 Den Haag,The Netherlands
  • Architect in Charge

    Gerrit van Es
  • Area

    12153.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2015

B30 / KAAN Architecten

03:00 - 3 May, 2017
B30 / KAAN Architecten, © Karin Borghouts
© Karin Borghouts

© Karin Borghouts    © Karin Borghouts    © Sebastian van Damme     © Karin Borghouts    + 42

  • Architects

  • Location

    Bezuidenhoutseweg 30, 2594 AV Den Haag,The Netherlands
  • Area

    21000.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2017

De Componist / HVE Architecten

15:00 - 23 March, 2017
De Componist / HVE Architecten, © Peter de Ruig
© Peter de Ruig

© Peter de Ruig             © Peter de Ruig             © Peter de Ruig             © Peter de Ruig             + 16

  • Architects

  • Location

    Wijndaelerplantsoen, 2551 Den Haag, The Netherlands
  • Architect in Charge

    Gerrit van Es
  • Area

    25770.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2013

Into the Wild / Openfabric + Dmau

15:00 - 15 September, 2016
Into the Wild / Openfabric + Dmau, © Daryl Mulvihill
© Daryl Mulvihill

Supreme Court of the Netherlands / KAAN Architecten

03:00 - 5 April, 2016
Supreme Court of the Netherlands / KAAN Architecten , © Fernando Guerra |  FG+SG
© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG

© Fernando Guerra |  FG+SG © Fernando Guerra |  FG+SG © Fernando Guerra |  FG+SG © Fernando Guerra |  FG+SG + 49

The Hague Central Station / Benthem Crouwel Architects

04:00 - 26 February, 2016
The Hague Central Station / Benthem Crouwel Architects, Courtesy of Jannes Linders
Courtesy of Jannes Linders

Courtesy of Jannes Linders Courtesy of Jannes Linders Courtesy of Jannes Linders Courtesy of Jannes Linders + 23

  • Architects

  • Location

    Kon. Julianaplein 10, 2595 Den Haag, Netherlands
  • Project Team

    Jan Benthem, Mels Crouwel, Pieter van Rooij, Anja Blechen, Jurriaan de Bruijn, Frank Deltrap, Aafke van Dijk, Amir Farokhian, Pia Hanhijärvi, Jeroen Jonk, Volker Krenz, Ronno Stegeman, Daniel van der Voort, Guido Wassenaar, Marcel Wassenaar, Jos Wesselman
  • Area

    20000.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2016

De Resident / cepezed architects + HofmanDujardin

03:00 - 22 February, 2016
De Resident / cepezed architects + HofmanDujardin, © Leon van Woerkom | cepezed
© Leon van Woerkom | cepezed

© Leon van Woerkom | cepezed © Matthijs van Rhoon © Matthijs van Rhoon © Matthijs van Rhoon + 23