Amsterdam, Netherlands
Glass Roof Dutch Maritime Museum
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PROJECT

04.029 | Glass Roof Dutch Maritime Museum

The roof of the Dutch Marine Museum courtyard in Amsterdam had to offer an intrinsic added value to this historic building. Based on wind hoses of ancient marine maps of the museum collection, a 30 by 30 m steel structure is developed. An optimisation of the structure was completed to avoid any horizontal reactions on the existing building.

PROJECT DATA
Mission
Complete mission for an architectural and structural design of a glass roof.
Study
2004
Execution
2009-2011
Client
Rijksdienst voor Gebouwen
Budget
€3.200.000
Area
1.000m2
Architect
Ney & Partners
Site
Amsterdam, Netherlands show on mapshow on map
Copyrights
Ney & Partners - J-L Deru
DISTINCTIONS
1st Prize International Architecture Competition on invitation, 1st Prize 'Amsterdam Architecture Prize 2012', 2012 - 1st Prize 'Dutch 2012 National Steel Prize', 2012 - 1st Prize 'Steel Construction Award 2012', 2012.

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