Collection by Zachary Edelson

80,000 Delft Blue Tiles Makes this the Most Dutch Design Ever


For this 360-foot-long tunnel in Amsterdam, Benthem Crouwel Architects drew upon classic motifs of Dutch art and craft to create a unique experience for pedestrians and cyclists.

The renowned Irma Boom Office was inspired by the Rotterdam tile painter Cornelis Boumeester (1652-1733) in designing...
In all, it took the ceramic company—Royal Tichelaar Makkum—5 years to produce the 33,000 floor tiles 46,000 wall tiles.
An elevated plaform separates pedestrian traffics from the 15,000 cyclists that use the tunnel everyday.
The tunnel leads from an older to newer part of Amsterdam.
Another detail of the warship.

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