Van Gogh Museum Building, Kisho Kurokawa Amsterdam, Architecture Holland, Photos, Architect
Van Gogh Museum Amsterdam
Dutch Arts Development by Kisho Kurokawa in The Netherlands, Europe
Van Gogh Museum – Exhibition Wing
Dates built: 1990-98/99
Design: Kisho Kurokawa, Japanese architect
Location: south west of the city centre, easy to find, just follow the main pedestrian route from Dam Square out to the museum quarter.
This Van Gogh Museum building is the most important European building by Japanese architect Kisho Kurokawa, whose work is mostly located in Japan.
Location: Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam
Van Gogh Museum building : original by Gerrit Rietveld
Van Gogh Museum – Exhibition Wing architect : Kisho Kurokawa
Building seen in distance from southwest across the park:
photograph © AJW
Amsterdam Architecture – contemporary building information
photo © Christian Richters
Amsterdam Buildings – historic building information
photo © Adrian Welch
Kisho Kurokawa (born 1934 in Nagoya ; died 2007 in Tokyo ) was a Japanese architect, a representatives of Metabolism. Winner of Gold medal of the Academy of Architecture, France (1986) and The Chicago Athenaeum Museum International Architecture Award (2006).
Key buildings include Pacific Tower, La Défense ; Museum of Contemporary Art Hiroshima City ; German-Japanese Center, Berlin ; Capsule Hotel, Osaka ; and the Museum in Nagoya, Nagoya.
Amsterdam Architecture Designs – selection below:
photo © Capital C Amsterdam
Diamond Exchange, Capital C Amsterdam
The Diamond Exchange, Capital C Amsterdam in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, has been awarded with a prestigious MIPIM Award 2020 for ‘Best Refurbished Building’ at the Paris Real Estate Week. The historical building, designated as a national monument, has undergone a major renovation designed by the architectural office ZJA in collaboration with Heyligers design + projects.
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.
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