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IN BRIEF

Winner of Leicester design competition announced

The winner of an architectural competition that aimed to generate ideas for a de...

Kingston University gets go ahead for Grafton’s first UK building

Planning approval has been given for Grafton Architects’ first project in ...

Open Call for the British Pavilion at the 14th Venice Architecture Biennale

The British Council has launched an open call for exhibition proposals for the B...

EVENTS

03.04.2015 

Amsterdam - Crash Course & Tour along the Waterfront 

Every Friday (3, 10, 17, 24 April and continuing) Crash Course & Tour along the Waterfron  ...read more

25.04.2015 

What is Luxury? 

The exhibition What is Luxury? interrogates ideas of luxury today. It addresses how luxury  ...read more

29.05.2015 

Berlin - Radically Modern: Planning and construction in 1960s Berlin 

The Museum of Modern Art, Photography and Architecture, Berlinische Galerie, will reopen a  ...read more

04.09.2015 

MAISON & OBJET PARIS 

The key meeting place for professionals in the art of living brings together a 360° offer   ...read more

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

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