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Oost - Watergraafsmeer

Rapid urban development in the early 20th century lead to a robust infrastructural network and plenty of public works projects for architects in this area. This resulted in the construction of two remarkable train stations, a number of bath houses and two additional bridges over the Amstel River. One of these bridges, the Berlagebrug Bridge, was even designed to function as a full-fledged city gate.

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Tropenmuseum

The Tropenmusuem of World Cultures is a museum about people that explores stories of humankind. The collection is made up of precious artefacts and cu...

Oosterpark

With the Oosterpark, Springer designed a neighbourhood park that was inspired by nature in the middle of a densely populated residential area. The des...

Nieuwe Amstelbrug

A new bridge was needed to improve the connection between the new 19th century neighbourhoods on either side of the Amstel (river). The Office of Publ...

De Vergulde Eenhoorn

The Municipality of Amsterdam drained and reclaimed Watergraafsmeer in 1629. Affluent Amsterdammers invested in farms on the new polder, which were co...

Gerechtsgebouw

The foundations for a new ‘regthuys’ (courthouse) were laid in June 1777. A stone set in the side wall of the courthouse depicts the arms of Watergraa...

The Dappermarkt

One of the oldest daily markets in the Netherlands is the Dappermarkt, which has been in existence since 1910. The market is very multi-cultural with ...

Scheepswrak IJburg

The wreck of a 16th century ‘waterschip’ (fish transport vessel) was discovered in the Amsterdam-Lemmer channel between the IJdoornpolder and IJburg d...

Badhuistheater

The bathhouse on the Andreas Bonnstraat (street) was considered to have the ideal bathhouse design in the 1920’s. It was the first free standing bathh...

Amstelbrouwerij

Of the Amstelbrouwerij (brewery) complex on the Mauritskade (quayside) only the headquarters remains. This ‘palazzo’ style management wing is located ...

Transvaalbuurt

Berlage developed the urban designs for the Kraaipanstraat (street) and the surrounding streets in the Transvaalbuurt (neighbourhood). The buildings t...

Hotel Arena

Hotel Arena is located in the old Sint Elisabeth Gesticht (psychiatric hospital). The psychiatric hospital took in older women who were either unable...