Byzantium Amsterdam, Unopiu Nederland, Dutch OMA Building, Holland Hotel Architecture

Byzantium Hotel Amsterdam : Unopiu Nederland

Stadhouderskade Accommodation Building Holland design by OMA in The Netherlands

Date built: 1985-91

Design: OMA

Renamed Unopiu Nederland

Address: Stadhouderskade 23 /A 1054 ES Amsterdam, Netherlands

Contact: 020 4897675

Unopiu Nederland, Byzantium Hotel Amsterdam
photograph © Adrian Welch 200407

Byzantium Hotel

This is an early Rem Koolhaas building that looks a little simplistic and dated now, thin gruel for the brain.

Unopiu Nederland Amsterdam Byzantium Amsterdam
photos © Adrian Welch 200407

Unopiu Nederland design : OMA, celebrated Dutch architecture firm

According to the architects, OMA, “Byzantium adjoins one of the busiest metropolitan sites in the Netherlands on one side and on the other a quiet rustic lane next to the Vondelpark, the Zandpad. This contrast defines the theme of the hybrid building: the design tries to do justice to both conditions by using the metropolitan scale to screen the idyll.”

Byzantium Hotel
image © Adrian Welch 200407

Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Client: Parkstede (MBO, Bouwfonds, Ballast Nedam)
Year: 1985-91

Location: Stadhouderskade 23 /A 1054 ES Amsterdam, The Netherlands, western Europe

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