Thursday, August 6, 2009
A stunning 17th century building is magically transformed by Hans Van Heeswijk Architects to house the Russian State Museum's Dutch outpost. The building was constructed for use as a "home for old women" in the 1680's, and continued to serve as an elderly institution for 324 years.
Hermitage Amsterdam highlights the pomp and poise of Russian culture in a modern and witty way. Well done.