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Sydney Opera House

Sydney, Australia
by Jørn Utzon

The Sydney Opera House was designed by Danish Architect Jørn Utzon, after his design won a competition in 1957. This highly controversial project at the time came to define Australia. The Sydney Opera House is a modern expressionist design, with a series of large precast concrete "shells", each..

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De Bijenkorf (The Hague)

The Hague, Netherlands
by Piet Kramer

De Bijenkorf is a luxury Dutch department store that has been operating for over 140 years. Their flagship store is located in Amsterdam.

The second De Bijenkorf store was constructed in The Hague in 1926. It was designed by architect Piet Kramer and stands as an example of Amsterdam School..

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Piet Kramer


born 1881, Amsterdam

Pieter Lodewijk (Piet) Kramer (Amsterdam, 1 July 1881 – Santpoort, 4 February 1961) was a Dutch architect, and one of the most important architects of the Amsterdam School (Expressionist architecture).

From 1903 to 1911 Piet Kramer worked in the architectural practice of Eduard Cuypers, where..

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