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Metz & Co Showroom Amsterdam Architecture
Retail Development in Amsterdam, The Netherlands design by Gerrit Thomas Rietveld, Dutch furniture designer & architect
post updated 2 Apr 2021
Metz & Co – Showroom
Date built: 1933
Design: Rietveld ; Dam
Location: west of city centre, on the main pedestrian route out to the museum district
Metz & Co Amsterdam
Rietveld’s architectural contribution for this building was the circular glazed display room or pavilion using a lightweight steel structure; the cupola is fully glazed with a slender steel frame structure, and also the bold letters ‘Metz & Co’ on the roof.
1017 PB Amsterdam, Netherlands
This department store sold Rietveld furniture and originally involved the famous Dutch architect simply to produce the graphic design for the rooftop branding.
Date restoration: 1986
Design: Cees Dam
The renovated cupola was closed to the public in 2012 when a fashion chain purchased the building.
Location: Leidsestraat 34-36, 1017 PB Amsterdam, The Netherlands, western Europe
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Metz & Co Amsterdam, Netherlands