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Trippenhuis Arts and Sciences Complex in Amsterdam



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Trippenhuis Arts and Sciences Complex in Amsterdam
The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences Redevelopment in Holland – design by Office Winhov
4 Dec 2019
Trippenhuis Complex Amsterdam
Architects: Office Winhov
Location: Kloveniersburgwal 27 – 31, Amsterdam, Holland, The Netherlands

photo Ren de Wit
The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) is the proud tenant of the Trippenhuis Complex in Amsterdam. The Trippenhuis is part of a complex of several buildings along the Kloveniersburgwal in the historic center of Amsterdam and is owned by the Central Government Real Estate Agency. The Trippenhuis was built between 1660 and 1662 for the brothers Louis and Hendrick Trip, rich traders in arms and ammunition. The design is by Justus Vingboons. The Trippenhuis is one of the leading examples of Dutch classicism in Amsterdam and one of the few canal houses with both a monumental front and rear faade.
photo Ren de Wit
Although the building has been transformed over the years with divergent concepts, it has retained its essential glory. The current complex consists of several additional buildings that are partly connected to each other and together form the Trippenhuis complex as an ensemble. The KNAW has been housed in the Trippenhuis since 1812 and the complex offers space for employees and guests. Meetings and symposia are held in ...
Source: e-architect
URL: https://www.e-architect.co.uk/

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