Constructing Houses in Wood
Nomination Building of the Year 2020
We are overjoyed with our nomination as the building of the year 2020. The expansion of the Rietveld Academie is nominated as one of the top ten new buildings of the year in The Netherlands according to the association for Dutch architects. The jury consits of chairman Nellie Kroes and Ronald Schleurholts, Rob van Kalmthout, Saartje van de Made, Jolijn Valk and Emile Spek.
The Fluck van Eesteren & Van Lohuizen_foundation awarded Studio Paulien Bremmer with a grant for ‘Composting Vacaresti’, a proposed research into the transformation of Lacul Vacaresti in Bucharest, Romania. This research looks at the transformation of the abandonned concrete reservoir, which was started in Ceausescu's times, into the nowaday's rich, diverse, and protected nature.
Publication GRA in German Magazine Detail
The Rietveld Academie is beautifully covered in an eight page publication on the making and detailing of the building in the April issue of the German magazine Detail
A Perfect Day
Drawing exposition A Perfect Day is from 05.03.2020-15.03.2020 on shown at Westergasfabriek in Amsterdam. With work from o.a. Guy Vording, John Körmeling, Kamagurka, Koos Busters, Miriam Elia, Olga Scholten, Paul Faassen and Rogier Roeters. The completely circular exhibition design is done by Studio Paulien Bremmer.
Moving Images of Expansion Rietveld Academie and Sandberg Instituut
Filmmaker John Treffer shot very nice images scanning the interior of the expansion with his drone camera.
See the images here
Dezeen Publishes Expansion Rietveldacademie + Sandberg instituut
see publication here
Architectuur Lokaal Publishes Expansion Rietveld Academie + Sandberg Instituut
Nice article on the expansion_by Vincent Kompier, interviewing Paulien Bremmer on the background ideasand the design and building process of the expansion. Architectuur Lokaal is an independent foundation and magazine that focuses on providing solutions for spatial issues in the Netherlands.
See article: Inventiviteit en daadkracht bij ruimtelijke opgaven, October 2019, Architectuur Lokaal.
Architecture Relay #6 Visits Expansion Rietveld Academie
At the 18th of September Paulien Bremmer gives a lecture and a guided tour on the new expansion of the Rietveld Academie and Sandberg Instituut. The tour is organised by the Amsterdam Architecture Centre ARCAM in the context of de Archi-Estafette, which is an architure relay visiting one recently delivered building at a time all across Amsterdam.