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Amsterdam: The Latest Architecture and News

Courthouse Amsterdam / KAAN Architecten

© Fernando Guerra FG+SG© Fernando Guerra FG+SG© Fernando Guerra FG+SG© Fernando Guerra FG+SG+ 68

  • Architects: KAAN Architecten
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  60200
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2020
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers: Inteco, COwerk, Maars Living Wall, Smeulders Interieurgroep, Smits Gemert, +2

Community Car Park A1 / XVW architectuur

© Stijn Brakkee, Isabelle Nabuurs© Stijn Brakkee, Isabelle Nabuurs© Stijn Brakkee, Isabelle Nabuurs© Stijn Brakkee, Isabelle Nabuurs+ 12

PLP Architecture Reveals Design for Residential Development in Singapore

PLP revealed its design for a luxury residential tower in Singapore, featuring a lush vertical garden inspired by the city’s greenery. The biophilic design that blurs the line between indoor living areas and outdoor spaces strives to redefine metropolitan living by promoting health and wellbeing.

Sneaker District Amsterdam / Barde + vanVoltt

© Nikki van Toorn© Nikki van Toorn© Nikki van Toorn© Nikki van Toorn+ 17

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Architects: Barde + vanVoltt
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  100
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2020
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers: Chaos Group, B&B Italia, Nemetschek, Altrock Surfaces, FLOS, +2

Villa MW / Powerhouse Company

© Sebastian van Damme© Sebastian van Damme© Sebastian van Damme© Sebastian van Damme+ 26

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Architects: Powerhouse Company
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  232
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2017

A New Layer of Public Space: The Case for Activating Urban Rooftops

In increasingly denser urban environments, there is a new-found interest in underused spaces as opportunities for further development. Representing up to 25% of cities' land area, rooftops are among the most exciting spatial resources. From sustainable infrastructure and urban farming to social spaces and cultural venues, the article looks into the potential of creating a multi-layered city through the activation of urban rooftops.

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Felixx and Orange Design New Housing for an Artificial Island in Amsterdam

Landscape and architecture studios Felixx and Orange Architects have designed a new housing development in the heart of IJburg, Amsterdam. Rising atop an artificial island, the project is organized around the surrounding marina to provide family housing. The new residential building will include commercial and social programming, as well as new areas for the public realm.

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Ravel Residence / OZ

© Ronald Tilleman© Ronald Tilleman© Ronald Tilleman© Ronald Tilleman+ 20

  • Architects: OZ
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  24500
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2015
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers: Cape Cod, Carl Stahl, Plastica, Jan Snel

Het Gym / Kevin Veenhuizen Architects

© MWA Hart Nibbrig© MWA Hart Nibbrig© MWA Hart Nibbrig© MWA Hart Nibbrig+ 26

Apartment Building Red Ruby / Bureau Fraai

© Studio de Nooyer© Studio de Nooyer© Studio de Nooyer© Studio de Nooyer+ 15

  • Architects: Bureau Fraai
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  300
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2020
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers: Engels Baksteen, Living ceramics, Otis, Saint Gobain Gyproc

The Sketchblock / ANA architecten

© Luuk Kramer© Luuk Kramer© Luuk Kramer© Luuk Kramer+ 20

  • Architects: ANA architecten
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  2500
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2018

Westbeat Housing Complex / Studioninedots

© Frans Parthesius© Frans Parthesius© Frans Parthesius© Frans Parthesius+ 18

  • Architects: Studioninedots
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  24300
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2020

Pontsteiger Residential Building / Arons en Gelauff architecten

© Jeroen MuschCourtesy of Ossip van Duivenbode© Jeroen Musch© Jeroen Musch+ 40

Gridgrounds Square / Openfabric + Dmau

© Jacopo Gennari Feslikenian – JGF | ph.© Jacopo Gennari Feslikenian – JGF | ph.© Jacopo Gennari Feslikenian – JGF | ph.© Jacopo Gennari Feslikenian – JGF | ph.+ 18

  • Architects: Dmau, Openfabric
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  4500
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2016
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers: AutoDesk, Adobe, Robert McNeel & Associates

Knowledge Quest: Submit Your Proposal for a Great High Density Environment

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Do you know a great example of high density living environments built within the last 30 years? Share your knowledge and contribute to the creation of an open repository via Crowd Creation. To be truly exemplary, the area should include a mixture of functions (at least some of them high-rise) where the physical fabric retains a human scale at street level despite the high density.

SeARCH Designs Sustainable Timber Housing for Amsterdam's Haveneiland Island

Architecture and urban design practice SeARCH has unveiled a design for a new timber housing project on Amsterdam's Haveneiland, IJburg. The team is working with care institution Amstelring, sustainability specialist DGMR and healthcare real estate investor Apollo Zorgvastgoedfonds on the sustainable development. The energy-neutral residential building, entitled Eyckstaete, will be the first timber residential building to offer sustainable housing for the elderly on IJburg.

Floating Home / i29

© i29 / Ewout Huibers© i29 / Ewout Huibers© i29 / Ewout Huibers© i29 / Ewout Huibers+ 46

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Architects: i29
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2020