architecture

Amsterdam architecture varies wildly but is always distinctive. The city’s most notable icons are its canal-side properties, evolving since the 17th century. But this creative city showcases some impressive modern architecture, too, from the glass towers of the Zuidas to Science Center NEMO and the transformation of the Overhoeks Tower by the River IJ.

WoZoCo (Oklahoma)

Ookmeerweg/Reimerwaalstraat
1067 MP AMSTERDAM
The WoZoCo apartments (also known as Oklahoma) are situated in Osdorp, on the southwest edge of Amsterdam. These apartments for th...

De Waag

Nieuwmarkt 4
1012 CR AMSTERDAM
Amsterdam’s ‘House of Weights’, known locally as De Waag, is a remarkable monument situated on the Nieuwmarkt.

Het Muzenplein

Apollolaan
1077 BA AMSTERDAM
Het Muzenplein is a small, conclealed garden in Amsterdam South. It features the work of renowned artist Hildo Krop who was part o...

Het Sieraad

Postjesweg 1
1057 DT AMSTERDAM
This historic building opened in the 1920s as a trade school for the city’s working class. Situated right at the confluence of two...

Het Nieuwe Huis

Roelof Hartplein 50
1071 TT AMSTERDAM
Situated on the Roelof Hartplein, Het Nieuwe Huis was built and completed in 1928 to improve the living situation of single people...

André Hazes statue

Albert Cuypstraat
1073 BL AMSTERDAM
André Hazes (30 June 1951 – 23 Sept 2004) was one a well-loved Dutch singer. His speciality was the levenslied (life song), a type...

Architecture in Almere

De Diagonaal 199
1315 XM ALMERE
When it comes to architecture, Almere ranks an impressive third in the Netherlands – and actually first when looking at modern arc...

Amsterdam Central Station

Stationsplein 9
1012 AB AMSTERDAM
Amsterdam Central Station is Amsterdam’s main railway station, located in the heart of the city. The station itself is one of Amst...
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Royal Concertgebouw

Concertgebouwplein 10
1071 LN AMSTERDAM
The Royal Concertgebouw is one of the world's most renowned concert venues, acclaimed for its excellent acoustics and top-quality ...