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Claus en Kaan Architecten


The Learn'd: A Film About the Poetry of Light and Space at KAAN Architecten's Education Center

17:21 - 11 May, 2015

The Learn'd, a short film directed by Victor Vroegindeweij (The Office for Nonfiction Storytelling, Hazazah Pictures), captures the poetry of light and space within KAAN Architecten's Education Center. Part of the Rotterdam academic hospital Erasmus MC, the center was once an abandoned atrium that was transformed into an "enlightened inner square" that united all the building's medical student programs under a single roof.

CK Office / Claus en Kaan Architecten

01:00 - 13 November, 2013
CK Office / Claus en Kaan Architecten, © Christian Richters
© Christian Richters

© Luuk Kramer © Christian Richters © Christian Richters © Christian Richters + 14

  • Architects

  • Location

    IJburg, 1087 Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Architect in Charge

    Felix Claus, Dick van Wageningen
  • Design Team

    Marc van Broekhuijsen, Jante Leupen, Joost Mulders, Roland Rens, Romy Schneider, Surya Steijlen, James Webb
  • Area

    3000.0 sqm
  • Project Year

  • Photographs

Netherlands Institute for Ecology (NIOO-KNAW) / Claus en Kaan Architecten

00:00 - 9 January, 2013
Netherlands Institute for Ecology (NIOO-KNAW) / Claus en Kaan Architecten, © Christian Richters
© Christian Richters

© Sebastian van Damme © Sebastian van Damme © Christian Richters © Christian Richters + 18

Architecture City Guide: Amsterdam

10:20 - 3 August, 2011
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Courtesy of Flickr CC License / llamazotti. Used under Creative Commons

This week, with the help of our readers, our Architecture City Guide is headed to Amsterdam. With its numerous canals, Renaissance architecture, and bike friendly culture, it is hard not to fall in love with Amsterdam. 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.