Muziekgebouw Amsterdam, Dutch Music Building, 3XN Architects Holland, Architecture Photos
Concert Hall Development in The Netherlands design by 3XN Architects, Denmark
post updated 12 Jan 2021
Muziekgebouw aan ‘t IJ
Date built: 2005
Design: 3XN Architects
The Music Building
Muziekgebouw Amsterdam photos © Adrian Welch:
Music Building on the IJ is the main concert hall for contemporary classical music on the IJ in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The building opened in 2005 and is located above the IJtunnel, a ten-minute walk from Amsterdam Centraal station.
This interesting contemporary building was designed by Danish architects 3XN. The Bimhuis is part of and partly integrated in the Muziekgebouw aan ‘t IJ.
The building has received the following architectural prizes:
The Grand Jury Piewie Prize (2006)
Urban Land Institute Award for Excellence, category Europe (2006)
Ballekes in tomat
Muziekgebouw – more internal photos:
Before the Muziekgebouw there was Muziekcentrum de IJsbreker located at the Weesperzijde. This facility got shut down and replaced by the Muziekgebouw. Just like the IJsbreker the venue primarily focuses on contemporary classical music, while the Bimhuis is mainly focused on contemporary jazz music.
Muziekgebouw aan ‘t IJ has one large concert space, but also a smaller one that is also used for conferences, talk, exhibitions. Concerts also take place at various other locations in the building such as the atrium and on the three large balconies above the restaurant. Expositions of installations and sound art are programmed at this location too.
Piet Heinkade 1
1019 BR Amsterdam, Netherlands
Muziekgebouw design : 3XN Architects
Location: Piet Heinkade 1, 1019 BR Amsterdam, The Netherlands, western Europe
Architecture in Amsterdam
Contemporary Architecture in The Netherlands – architectural selection below:
Amsterdam Architecture Designs – chronological list
Muziekgebouw context : Oostelijke Handelskade
Amsterdam Architecture – contemporary building information
Amsterdam Buildings – historic building information
Café de Parel
Interior Design: Ninetynine
photograph : Ewout Huibers
The Pearl Café on Westerstraat
Café de Parel was originally a typical Amsterdam ‘brown bar’ with an old-fashioned dark interior and low lighting. The traditional stained-glass windows and monumental tile tableaus create the perfect setting for the new Parel.
Masterplan Marktkwartier, Amsterdam, North-Holland, The Netherlands
images : GVd Werff, Bank Amsterdam and Mecanoo
Masterplan Marktkwartier Amsterdam
The Masterplan Marktkwartier Amsterdam will be a neighbourhood for all Amsterdammers; families, singles, students and seniors will be accommodated in a varied residential programme of around 1700 units.
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