Tag: Architecture

Zollverein in Essen, Germany

If you are into industrial heritage sites, then the Ruhrgebiet in West-Germany is one of the best places to go. It is the centre of the coal industry of Germany, but some of the factories have been closed down during the past few decades. Some…

The Raadhuis by Dudok

The Raadhuis by Dudok

Last Friday I went to Hilversum to my very first conference on architecture. It was organized by the Dutch part of┬áDocomomo, an organization for the documenting and conserving of modern monuments. After my exchange to Milan I have found that I am absolutely fascinated by…

The Airey Strip in Amsterdam-West

The Airey Strip in Amsterdam-West

  This Venture into Architecture I thought I would tell some more about the graduation project I am doing. After two weeks of studying the projects I decided to choose the Airey strips in Amsterdam as my focus for the project. I will be studying…

The schoolyear I hope will be my last

And we’re back: It has been the 1st of September, also known as the first day of the college year in Delft. For me it also meant the first day of my graduation year. I am both extremely excited and slightly scared by the idea…

The Alfa Romeo museum

The Alfa Romeo museum

  Before returning to the Netherlands, there was one more place I visited near Milan: The Alfa Romeo museum.┬áMy boyfriend is a big fan and the museum was completely renovated and re-opened the 30th of June 2015. We had a lot of luck, because the…

The pavilion of the United Kingdom

So after a general post on the Expo (here) and my post on the pavilion of the United Arab Emirates last week, this week I will talk about another great pavilion: The pavilion of the United Kingdom. It was designed by British artist Wolfgang Buttress.…

The pavilion of the United Arab Emirates

Last week I wrote a general post about going to the Expo, this week (and next week) I wanted to go into more detail about my two favorite pavilions. The one from the United Arab Emirates, designed by Norman Foster and the one from the…

The world Expo 2015

As you may or may not know, this year is a special year for Milan. They are hosting the World Expo and this is actually one of the reasons why I came to Milan in the spring semester and not in the fall semester. So…

Fondazione Prada

Last weekend I went to Fondazione Prada in Milan. It is a very recent addition to the Milan scenery, having only opened on the 9th of May this year. The Fondazione Prada is an institution dedicated to contemporary art and culture and the new building…

Verona

I actually went to Verona a while ago (before Turin and Rome), but Verona is also worth a visit and here are some things to see/do! Verona is really easy to reach with the train from Milan and it costs about 24 euros for a…