Architecture by SmArt Teenagers


Early Middle Ages

In general

  • Fortified walls
  • Cross-shaped windows
  • Castles
  • Battlements

The Netherlands

Muiderslot

Muiderslot (1370, Muiden)


Romanesque

In general

  • Round or slightly pointed arches
  • barrel vaults
  • cruciform piers

The Netherlands

Church of our Lady

Church of our Lady (Maastricht)


Gothic

In general

  • Paired down walls
  • ribbed stone vaults
  • sharply pointed spires piers

The Netherlands

Ridderzaal

Ridderzaal (Den Haag)


Renaissance

In general

  • Symmetry
  • proportion
  • geometry
  • pilasters
  • hemispherical domes

The Netherlands

Dutch gable

The "trapgevel" or Dutch gable (Amsterdam)


Baroque and Rococo

In general

  • Visible statement of wealth and power
  • Rococo is more decorative style

The Netherlands

Paleis op de Dam

Paleis op de Dam (1665, Amsterdam)


19th Century

In general

  • Town halls
  • railway stations
  • opera houses
  • legislatures

The Netherlands

Rijksmuseum

Rijksmuseum (Amsterdam)


20th Century

In general

  • Flowing lines
  • abstract floral motivess
  • stained glass
  • ceramics

The Netherlands

Amsterdam School Style

Amsterdam School Style


Amsterdam

Canals

  • 17th century, Dutch Golden Age
  • Herengracht, Keizergracht, Prinsengracht, Singel
Canals
Canals

Warehouses

  • Saving goods
  • Houses or offices
Warehouses

Rembrandttower

  • Heighest building of Amsterdam
  • 150 m
  • Mondriaantower
  • Breitnertower
Rembrandttower

Royal Palace

  • Dam Square
  • City hall
  • Palace of King Louis Napoleon
  • Big events
Royal Palace

Alkmaar

Waagplein

  • Cheese market every Friday
  • Events
  • Dutch Cheese Museum
Waagplein

Waaggebouw

  • Chapel for poor travelers, 1390
  • Weighing house, 1583
Waaggebouw