Archive for the “Architecture” Category

De Ceuvel: poluted space for creative entrepreneurs

A multidisciplinary team has come together to create an urban dream spot on a former, polluted shipyard in Amsterdam North. The team of (landscape) architects, artists, artisans, photographers and media people are renovating decayed houseboats to create a new breeding ground for young creative entrepreneurs. I learned about ‘blue economy’ and De Ceuvel october 2013 […]

Neogothic photography monastery

On the road from France to Amsterdam, I visited a monastery with three million negatives and 80,000 photographs: The Charleroi Museum of Photography in southern Belgium. This highly recommended museum could be a magnet to Charleroi, but at the time I visited, you could count the visitors on one hand. And that’s a shame… This […]

Day of Architecture Amsterdam

On Sunday, more than 45 unique buildings open their doors. The Day of Architecture Amsterdam shows you a different side of the city! Discover places you did not know and experience views that you could not imagine.

Amsterdam Heritage Days

This weekend it’s on! Especially for the Amsterdam 2013 celebrations, four editions of Amsterdam Heritage Days will take place. Together these events will bring to life 400 years of the city’s rich history by sharing the secrets of Amsterdam’s changing architecture and lifestyles. Check out the full programme on the Amsterdam Heritage Days website

Explore Amsterdam as a curious Sidewalk Adventurer

Navigate Marijn’s Amsterdam highlights map I love maps, interesting drawings created to orient, find special locations and dream about the unknown. The best city maps are personalized by like minded people. For my Couch Surfers I have created a personalised Amsterdam highlights map using Google Maps. A map with all my favorite places in and […]

Sidewalk Adventures



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