Book launch 32nd edition of Architecture in the Netherlands
Tuesday May 7th nai010 publishers presented the 32nd edition of Architecture in the Netherlands Yearbook 2018/19 in Pakhuis de Zwijger.
For over 30 years Architecture in the Netherlands has provided an indispensable overview of Dutch architecture for everyone with a professional or more general interest in the subject.
The Yearbook is the international showcase for Dutch architecture. The three editors select special projects that have been completed in the preceding year and describe the most important developments that influence Dutch architecture.
The Yearbook editors are Kirsten Hannema (freelance architecture critic for de Volkskrant, Elsevier Juist and ArchitectuurNL), Robert-Jan de Kort (architect and co-founder of the De Kort Van Schaik architecture and urbanism studio) and Lara Schrijver (Professor of Architecture at the University of Antwerp).
In this edition the editors address the role of architecture in dealing with pressure: from providing space and emptiness in response to (excessive) pressure, to the ripple effect of big projects, and from the material agency to the collective strength of a diverse and and activist profession.
This years' cover photo is made by Petra Appelhof. The photo shows the world's biggest bike park in Utrecht developed by Ector Hoogstad Architects.