Articles tagged MVRDV

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Art in dialogue with architecture and the human body

TOKYO – In tribute to the work of Anish Kapoor, Rikako Nagashima’s installation examines the nature of spaces and our relationship with architecture.

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Industry leaders reflect on factors driving contemporary office design

Amsterdam – As Frame launches The Other Office 3, some of the featured architects and designers reflect on the challenges and drivers of contemporary workplace design.

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MVRDV builds the library of the digital future

TIANJIN, China – MVRDV adds the Tianjin Binhai Public Library to its strong track record in mesmerizing architecture.

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Highlights of Dutch Design Week 2017

EINDHOVEN, the Netherlands – The most memorable exhibitions at Dutch Design Week 2017 include borrowed architecture, celestial spheres, and a flexible apartment building.

Mark A-to-Z: G is for Gold
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Mark A-to-Z: G is for Gold

There's a distinct possibility that this shiny, metallic gesture isn't used often enough within architecture, so as a special treat, we bring you five projects that make magpies of us all.

Mark A-to-Z: D is for Denmark
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Mark A-to-Z: D is for Denmark

We travel across the North Sea to visit five inspiring projects in the most western land of Scandinavia.

Casa Kwantes by MVRDV. Photos Ossip van Duivenbode
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MVRDV sculpts a back-to-front villa around an olive tree

ROTTERDAM – Dutch homes have a reputation of transparency, with curtain-less glazing. At Casa Kwantes, the request for privacy lends itself to the concept of a two-faced residence.

An interior playground opens to the landscape through a glass façade. Photo Adam Mørk
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ADEPT and MVRDV explore the physical dimension of culture and movement

FREDERIKSBERG – Ku.Be is the result of a typology mix between a playground, a theatre and a gym presented as a community building in Denmark. 

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Inside and out, rock’n’roll-inspired studs adorn Ragnarock Museum in Roskilde

ROSKILDE – Home of largest not-for-profit festival of its kind in Northern Europe, Denmark's capirtal of music Roskilde now also boasts the Ragnarock Museum.

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MVRDV interchanges clay and glass bricks for Chanel's Amsterdam flagship

AMSTERDAM – 'Brands want transparency,' says MVRDV's Winy Maas, referring to the physical rather than ethical clarity.

Nothing but white walls, glass and steel.
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133 Wai Yip Street is MVRDV’s last exercise in transparency

HONG KONG – In China, the Dutch architects have just finished a glass building which is the last one in their exploration of glass as a primary material.

Ragnarock gives architectural expression to what the town of Roskilde has represented since hosting its first music festival.
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COBE and MVRDV stud Ragnarock museum with rock 'n' roll flair

ROSKILDE – Situated on top of an old warehouse of the former concrete factory, a new museum for rock, pop and youth culture transforms a derelict site into a creative neighbourhood and symbol of …