Minnaert Building Utrecht, Netherlands Architecture Design, Architect, Photo

Minnaert Building Utrecht : De Uithof

University center De Uithof, Netherlands : Educational Building Holland design by Neutelings & Riedijk

Minnaert Building

Date built: 1997

Design: Neutelings & Riedijk Architects (The Netherlands)

Minnaert Building Utrecht - University Center De Uithof
Utrecht building photo © Alan Mason Jul 2008

Location: Leuvenlaan 4, University center De Uithof

The Minnaert building is well known for its striking red-painted concrete with an unusual rough texture and angled ‘ripples’. At ground level it is characterised by massive letters that spell out “Minnaert”.

The building is brings together the faculties of Earth Sciences, Physics and Astronomy, and Mathematics and Computer Science. It is located in the north west corner (Noordwesthoek) of the campus.

The campus master plan is by OMA.

The building is open to public – visit the University website at www.uu.nl.

To get to and around the University campus, you can take the bus city lines number 11 and 12.

More details about this radical Dutch higher education building online soon,

Minnaert Building Architects : Neutelings & Riedijk

Location: Leuvenlaan 4, University center De Uithof, Utrecht, Netherlands, north western Eurooe

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Cartesiusdriehoek Blue District in Utrecht
image courtesy of architecture office
Cartesiusdriehoek Blue District Utrecht

Utrecht University – De Uithof campus masterplan architects : OMA

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Amsterdam Architecture Designs – selection below:

Diamond Exchange
Design: ZJA
Diamond Exchange Amsterdam building
photo © Capital C Amsterdam
Diamond Exchange, Capital C Amsterdam
The Diamond Exchange, Capital C Amsterdam in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, has been awarded with a prestigious MIPIM Award 2020 for ‘Best Refurbished Building’ at the Paris Real Estate Week. The historical building is designated as  a national monument.

Café de Parel
Interior Design: Ninetynine
Cafe de Pare Westerstraat Amsterdam
photograph : Ewout Huibers
The Pearl Café on Westerstraat
Café de Parel was originally a typical Amsterdam ‘brown bar’ with an old-fashioned dark interior and low lighting. The traditional stained-glass windows and monumental tile tableaus create the perfect setting for the new Parel.


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