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Westergasfabriek cultural park

Olof Koekebakker

Westergasfabriek cultural park

transforming an industrial area in Amsterdam

by Olof Koekebakker

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Published by NAi Publishers in Rotterdam .
Written in English


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StatementOlof Koekebakker.
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LC ClassificationsHT
The Physical Object
Pagination144 p. :
Number of Pages144
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22580474M
ISBN 109056623397

  Westergasfabriek, Haarlemmerweg ( , ). EasyJet () flies to Amsterdam from Belfast, Author: Benji Lanyado. View deals for XO HOTELS PARK WEST. Guests praise the dining options. Westergasfabriek Culture Park is minutes away. WiFi is free, and this hotel also features a restaurant and a bar/10().


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Westergasfabriek cultural park by Olof Koekebakker Download PDF EPUB FB2

Cultural hub in Amsterdam West. This complex of late 19th-century industrial buildings in Westerpark was once the city’s gasworks, but after a complete redevelopment in it re-opened as a cultural complex, housing a selection of independent shops, galleries, trendy restaurants and interesting complex hosts a busy schedule of exhibitions, food markets, festivals and cultural.

Westergasfabriek was ready in and was strategically situated between the Haarlemmer trekvaart, and the first railway line in the Netherlands.

In it was the largest gas extraction plant in the Netherlands. [citation needed] The gas was Westergasfabriek cultural park book from coal and was used for street lighting. Because of the higher gas prices the City of. Gustafson Porter + Bowman: “Changement”, Gustafson Porter’s competition winning scheme for the Westergasfabriek, responded to the park’s master plan by offering diverse spatial and temporal experiences.

The Westergasfabriek is a partially dismantled 19th century industrial site with vestiges Westergasfabriek cultural park book its layout intact and preserved in the new concept.

Westergasfabriek cultural park book Located in Amsterdam West, this condo building is within 1 mi (2 km) of Westergasfabriek Culture Park, Anne Frank House, and Royal Palace. The 9 Streets and Westergasfabriek cultural park book Canal are also within 1 mi (2 km). Cultuurpark Westergasfabriek is one of Gustafson Porter + Bowman’s defining projects, and is considered as a model of brownfield reclamation within a physically dense urban context and Westergasfabriek cultural park book complex set of stakeholders.

and revelation (of the potential of a post-productive site). Today it is a vibrant cultural center for the arts and a. Westergasfabriek Culture Park: Transformation Of A Former Industrial Site In Amsterdam.

Published by nai publishers. Essay by Olof Koekebakker. For almost a decade, the former gasworks in the west of Amsterdam (the Westergasfabriek) has hosted all manner of cultural activities in and around its buildings.

Westergasfabriek Cultural Park charts all these developments. The project is placed in the context of recycling former docklands and industrial areas. Lavishly illustrated, the book describes the history of the gasworks up to and including the often high-profile 'temporary stopgaps' of the '90s.

Completed in in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Images by Thomas Schlijper, Hélène Binet. Westergasfabriek, a nineteenth-century factory on the outskirts of central Amsterdam, halted. Westergasfabriek Park, Gustafson Porter, Amsterdam Netherlands. In landscape architect Kathryn Gustafson, together with Francine Houben of Mecanoo Architects, won the competition for the master plan of Westergasfabriek, a former gas Westergasfabriek cultural park book in council in consultation with the local community had a dream of transforming the heavily polluted site into a new recreational.

Westergasfabriek Culture Westergasfabriek cultural park book is located in Spaarndammer en Zeeheldenbuurt. You can easily spend a leisurely day seeing the sights and exploring Westergasfabriek cultural park book this neighborhood has to offer.

If Westergasfabriek cultural park book want to find things to do in the area, you may want to check out Anne Frank House and Royal Palace. Westergasfabriek: Amsterdam’s Cultural Quarter.

Away from the main tourist hubbub of central Amsterdam, the Westergasfabriek, a former gas works, is one of the Dutch capital’s most interesting recent urban redevelopments. In the late 19 th century, it was the largest gas plant in the whole of the Netherlands.

The gas plant itself as well as. The "Westerpark" (English: "Western Park") is a public urban park in Amsterdam, former borough of Westerpark is named after the park, as is the current verdant space of the former Westergasfabriek gasworks along Haarlemmerweg has become a place for cultural avant-garde businesses and on: Westerpark, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

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Thinking of planning a city break to Westergasfabriek Culture Park. Westergasfabriek. Save. Share. The formerly polluted site underwent a major clean-up before it re-emerged as a cultural and recreational park, with lush lawns, a long wading pool and cycleways.

Its post-industrial buildings now house creative spaces including advertising agencies and TV production studios, as well as regular festivals and Location: Pazzanistraat, Amsterdam, Western Europe. Booking your next trip near Westergasfabriek Culture Park is easy with Expedia.

We help you find the best deals on flight,hotel or package so that you spend more time enjoying your holiday. There are so many things to do in Westergasfabriek Culture Park, and seeing Westergasfabriek Culture Park is.

The park, the cultural activities and the cultural entrepreneurship that generates those activities will all contribute to a unique atmosphere in the Westergasfabriek.

Continual integration was necessary in the process that led up to the new Westergasfabriek. For example, the park design had to allow for the measures needed to deal with. Built inWestergasfabriek is an old gas extraction plant and was the largest in the country spanning around hectares.

Located in the northwest of Amsterdam, the plant complex provided gas for street lighting in the city; however the factory ceased its operation in the s after the discovery of. During your stay, you'll be within walking distance of Westergasfabriek Culture Park.

Free WiFi in public areas, 2 outdoor pools and a restaurant are available. Built in. Instead of one year, the temporary cultural projects lasted until when the clean up and the redesign of the park began. Patterns for temporary use thus became the pattern for the permanent use.

The Gasworks were re-opened as the “Culture Park Westergasfabriek” in and are now a. Westergasfabriek. Map. shops, restaurants, and cultural organizations.

The surrounding acre park by designer Kathryn Gustafson blends the industrial surroundings with wild flower meadows. The polluted site was cleaned up and turned into a beautiful park, a real asset for the city.

The Westergasfabriek is regarded as a model for redevelopment, far beyond the Netherlands’ borders. The old Westergas factory has since turned into a cultural haven with bars, restaurants, clubs, galleries and. By the mids, the interim strategy gave way to plans for permanent occupation of buildings and site.

Of five design firms invited to envision the open space component of the new culture/recreation park, Kathryn Gustafson won the commission with “Changement,” a proposal produced in collaboration with Francine Houben ofGustafson opened an office in London.

Friday, 31 May, was a perfect day to explore sustainability at Westergasfabriek Cultural Park. Our hosts Corinne and Chris spoke about the park’s “dirty past” as a natural gas production site.

Starting inWestergasfabriek produced natural gas from coal in what was. Adjacent to the centre lies the lively Westerpark neighbourhood, part of Amsterdam West. Home to the eponymous park, which combines expansive greenery with the wealth of cultural goings on at Westergas, this lively neighbourhood is home to a varied mix of independent shops, old-school street markets, shiny new restaurants and traditional brown cafés.

The Westergasfabriek is a former gasworks that is now used as a cultural and recreational destination. The Westergasfabriek was built in and supplied Amsterdam with coal gas. The gas was mainly used to illuminate buildings and streets. Plans were made in the nineties to design the site as a park.

Westerpark in Amsterdam. This big green area with a theater, a cinema, an exhibition space and an events stage, bears the proud name of Culture Park Western Gas Factory (Cultuurpark Westergasfabriek). What originally was a small 19th century neighborhood park, has been united with the vast area of the defunct municipal gas installations.

As a result the Westergasfabriek became known as a cultural epicentre in Amsterdam and far beyond Dutch borders. This temporary definition of the use of buildings and of the conceptions of park, culture and activity were the basis for drawing up the development project for the Westergasfabriek in In the yearthe park was opened.

A culture park Westergasfabriek is a culture park of 14 hectares in the heart of Amsterdam. It’s a significant cultural hotspot that attracts a broad audience interested in culture, entertainment, music and nature. The buildings The industrial historic buildings have been meticulously prepared for creative entrepreneurs and cultural events.

Westergasfabriek Culture Park. Project Description. The site of this culture park was occupied by Amsterdam's largest gasworks from to This industrial heritage introduced aromatics, tar compounds, mineral oil, cyanide, and asbestos. Original plans to excavate and remove materials of concern would have cost in excess of million euros.

Meanwhile, the Unseen Photo Fair will welcome some 54 galleries to the Westergasfabriek cultural park for its fourth edition, which takes place this : Gemma Padley. Image 13 of 19 from gallery of Cultuurpark Westergasfabriek / Gustafson Porter + Bowman.

Photograph by Thomas Schlijper. Hotels near Westergasfabriek Culture Park Hotels near Westergasfabriek Culture Park; Important: This destination may have COVID travel restrictions in place, including specific restrictions for lodging.

Check any national, local, and health advisories for this destination before you book. The Westergasfabriek served as a location for the Unite Europe conference this year, and it provided an interesting industrial backdrop for the event.

Aside from the visually striking main building, there were smaller halls also available, and they worked equally well for lectures at day and partying at night.4/5(30).

Find & reserve a discount parking spot near Westergasfabriek. Use our map. Book online for as low as $5 to save time & money when you park. A former factory site, West Pacific Westergasfabriek is now a popular cultural spot, featuring a beautiful city park, historic factory buildings, workplaces, and a range of film, theater, and exhibition venues.

The Westergasfabriek and gentrification in Westerpark borough As the names imply, the original 'western park' and the 'western gas factory' were laid out at the western edge of Amsterdam, in the 's.

The design of the park and cultural centre is an expression of this principle of majority rule in a democracy, and the non-recognition of. The former borough (stadsdeel) of Westerpark is named after the park, as is the current neighborhood.

In opposite the park, two trains were involved in a head-on collision. The verdant space of the former Westergasfabriek gasworks along Haarlemmerweg has become a place for cultural avant-garde businesses and events.

Westergasfabriek Park Westergasfabriek, a 19th-century factory on the outskirts of central Amsterdam, halted operations in The site was rezoned as a recreation space. Bekijk hier een korte introductie van Westergasfabriek Events, de unieke full service industriële locatie aan het centrum van Amsterdam.

Willem de Zwijgerlaan is about kilometers away from Westergasfabriek and it takes about 15 minutes to reach on foot. Alternatively, you may take Bus No. 21 from Amsterdam, Solebaystraat stop to Amsterdam, Vredenhof stop and then walk within 5 minutes to Westergasfabriek.

I would say walking is the quickest way. Report Abuse. Culture park Westergas fabriek As project manager Pdf Verhagen was responsible for the complete development of Cultuurpark Westergasfabriek between and He worked with his project team on the development and the execution of the transformation strategy of the site.Find hotels near Westergasfabriek, Netherlands online.

Good availability and great rates. Book online, pay at the hotel. No reservation costs.Westergasfabriek: A Amsterdam, null Other. This cultural hot spot is multidimensional, featuring various galleries, shops, restaurants, a cinema, and a : Pete Dombrosky.