The Netherlands Architecture Institute
NAi Publishers, 1998 - Architecture - 83 pages
The subject of this newly updated book is the building occupied by the Netherlands Architecture Institute (NAi), which was designed by the architect Jo Coenen and opened in 1993. NAi is one of the international centers for architectural thought and ideas, and its home has become Famous in its own right as a contemporary architectural landmark. Featuring a wealth of new photos, floor plans and cross sections, the book also includes extensive texts examining the history of NAi, the commissioning of the building, its collections, and its policies and mission. In addition Jo Coenen describes the background of his work as well as the sources that inspired him.
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activities Adri Duivesteijn Amsterdam arcade architect architectural archives architectural collections architectural museum architecture and urban Architecture Institute NAI archives study hall artistic background Bazel Beuningen Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen bridge Brinkman Bruce Mau building programme building section client collections and archives complex construction Design jo Coenen director Droogbak Dutch architecture Elco Brinkman entrance hall exhibition halls foyer function interest in architecture James Stirling K.P.C. de Bazel Louis Kahn Mariet Willinge million guilders minister Ministry of WVC multiple commission Museumpark side NAI building NAI's NAl ensemble Netherlands Architecture Institute Offenburg office floors organization park pond reading room Rem Koolhaas Rijksmuseum role room and archives Rotterdam Ruud Brouwers SchoolAtelier sculpture by Auke sketch Snozzi South Holland space spatial steering group Stichting Wonen structure Strukton study centre task town planning Urban Development urban planning various visitor visual Waterlooplein Wim Quist