© Design: Hans van Heeswijk Architects Photograher:LuukKramer
Winner of Leicester design competition announced
Kingston University gets go ahead for Grafton’s first UK building
Open Call for the British Pavilion at the 14th Venice Architecture Biennale
Amsterdam - Crash Course & Tour along the Waterfront
Every Friday (3, 10, 17, 24 April and continuing)
Crash Course & Tour along the Waterfron
What is Luxury?
The exhibition What is Luxury? interrogates ideas of luxury today. It addresses how luxury
Berlin - Radically Modern: Planning and construction in 1960s Berlin
The Museum of Modern Art, Photography and Architecture, Berlinische Galerie, will reopen a
MAISON & OBJET PARIS
The key meeting place for professionals in the art of living brings together a 360° offer
The new entrance at Amsterdam’s Van Gogh Museum is a major step forward for the use of glass as a structural material
Following in the footsteps of the neighbouring Rijksmuseum and the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam’s Van Gogh Museum in the Netherlands has expanded with a new entrance building. The Van Gogh Museum is one of the Netherlands’ most popular museums and the ever-growing stream of visitors requires intelligent solutions for the buildings, which were designed by Rietveld and Kurokawa. For the new entrance building, Kisho Kurokawa architect & associates made a sketch that consists in broad outlines of a further elaboration of the elliptical wing of the building that they had built in Amsterdam in 1999. This idea has been further developed, materialized, and realized in a record speed of 18 months by Hans van Heeswijk Architects. What was a sombre piece of the Museumplein has now become an inviting orientation site.
“Work to move our main entrance to Museumplein has gone very