Nieuwmarkt Redevelopment, Amsterdam Housing, Photos, Dutch Building Design, Team 10
Nieuwmarkt Amsterdam : Dutch Residential Architecture
Van Eyck & Bosch building in Amsterdam, The Netherlands
post updated 2 Apr 2021
Residential Redevelopment: housing
Date built: 1970-75
Design: Van Eyck & Bosch
Nieuwmarkt housing in the heart of the Dutch capital city.
Nieuwmarkt housing architect : Aldo van Eyck
More high quality Dutch residential property projects are welcome
Location: Nieuwmarkt, Amsterdam
Contemporary Architecture in Amsterdam
Amsterdam Architecture Design – chronological list
Amsterdam Architecture – contemporary building information
Amsterdam Buildings – historic building information
Aldo van Eyck (1918 – 1999)
Aldo was born in Driebergen, Utrecht. He married Hannie van Rooijen, also an architect. She assisted him in several projects.
His family moved to the United Kingdom in 1919 and he was educated at Sidcot School, Somerset (1932-35), after which he finished his secondary school in The Hague (1935-38), and went to study at the ETH Zurich. He graduated in 1942, after which he remained in Switzerland until the end of World War II, where he entered the circle of many other avant-garde artists around Carola Giedion-Welcker, wife of historian Sigfried Giedion.
Aldo van Eyck taught at the Amsterdam Academy of Architecture (1954-59) and he was a professor at the Delft University of Technology (1966-84). He also was editor of the architecture magazine Forum from 1959-63 and in 1967.
A member of CIAM and then in 1954 a co-founder of “Team 10”, Van Eyck lectured throughout Europe and northern America propounding the need to reject Functionalism and attacking the lack of originality in most post-war Modernism. Van Eyck’s position as co-editor of the Dutch magazine Forum helped publicise the “Team 10” call for a return to humanism within architectural design.
Van Eyck received the RIBA Royal Gold Medal in 1990.
Amsterdam Architecture Designs – architectural selection below:
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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