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Amsterdam, University and City

Synopsis
Shows the work of members of the Amsterdam School, for which Holland was famous in the first half of the 20th century, including de Klerk, Kramer and van der Mey. Also shows Duiker, van Eyck and Rietveld, whose architecture is seminal. Shows comtemporary architect Renzo Piano’s Science and Technology Centre, Benthem and Crouwel’s Schipol air terminal, van Berkel and Bos’s commercial and residential development in the centre of Amsterdam, and housing on KSNM Island by Kollhof, Albert and Coenen.
Series
Royal Institute of British Architects, Drawings Collection 1840-1914, Series
Language
English
Year of production
1997
Subjects
Architecture
Keywords
airports; Amsterdam; architectural design; buildings; houses; Netherlands, The

Production Company

Name

World Microfilms

Distributor

Name

World Microfilms

Contact
Stephen Albert
Email
microworld@ndirect.co.uk
Web
http://www.microworld.uk.com/ External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7586 4499
Fax
020 7722 1068
Address
PO Box 35488
St John’s Wood
London
NW8 6WD
Notes
World Microfilms distributes the Audio Forum collection of CDs for language learning and the Sussex Tapes library of video and audio material for sixth form and undergraduate teaching. The Sussex Tapes collection concentrates on the areas of English, history and music. Architecture programmes from the Masters of Architecture and Pidgeon Digital (qv) series of slides are sold on DVD as well as being accessible online via subscription.

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