Solid 11 Amsterdam, Stadgenoot Projectontwikkeling, Dutch Building Project Photos, Design

Solid 11, Amsterdam : New Dutch Building

Mixed-use Development, The Netherlands design by Tony Fretton Architects, UK

post updated 27 April 2024

Location: The Netherlands

Design: Tony Fretton Architects, London

RIBA Awards 2012 Citation:

Solid 11, Amsterdam

Solid 11 Amsterdam Building by Tony Fretton
photograph : Peter Cook

21 Jun 2012

Solid 11 Amsterdam

The client sees his projects as satisfying a need not making a profit; they are designed to last for a century and so have to be adaptable to the needs of unknown occupants.

Spaces were auctioned on the basis of what users would bring to the mix and include restaurants, boutique hotels, a dentist, a hairdresser and artists, alongside regular residential uses.

What Tony Fretton has achieved is to deliver a building with endless possibilities by providing light, tough, and in some places, ingenious spaces.

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photos : Peter Cook

Solid 11 – RIBA Awards winner, 2012

Solid 11 Amsterdam – Building Information

Title: Solid 11
Practice: Tony Fretton Architects
Client: Stadgenoot Projectontwikkeling

Photographs: Peter Cook

Solid 11 images / information from RIBA

Tony Fretton architect, London

Location: Amsterdam, The Netherlands, western Europe

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Tony Fretton (1945-) is a British architect known for his residential and public gallery buildings, as well as other British and international design work. He graduated from the Architectural Association (AA) and worked for various practices including Arup, Neyland and Ungless, and Chapman Taylor, before setting up his own architecture firm in London, Tony Fretton Architects, in 1982.

His first major project was the Lisson Gallery in 1990. He is known for designing “location sensitive art spaces” using a combination of vernacular and minimalist approaches balancing new and age-old designs. Tony Fretton held the post of Professor within the Chair of Architecture and Interiors at TU Delft, the Netherlands, from 1999-2013.

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