Almere dates from 1976. OMA won the competition to design the centre in 1994. Largely complete in 2007 some buildings are still being finished, eg Block 3.
New Dutch architecture projects with current Netherlands building news and good architectural images, plus contemporary Dutch architect studio background. Holland building news from across this North European country.
A key new structure is the Stationspostgebouw Den Haag by KCAP and Kraaijvanger Architects. The designers transformed the former postal sorting centre next to the Hollands Spoor train station in The Hague.
It is now a sustainable and social work environment for the 21st century, and respects the original architecture. Renovation of the national monument was commissioned by LIFE, SENS real estate and PostNL, the national postal service and former occupant.
We post details of Villa BW in Schoorl by esigned Mecanoo architecten.
This Dutch property is sited where the rolling dune landscape flows into the lower-lying polder terrain of the hinterland.
The naturally-sloping landscape embraces the villa. Its building volume characterised by a double-curved roof coupled with an unmistakable expression of the facade.