ARCAM Founded in 1986 as foundation and focuses its activities mainly around Amsterdam. This foundation aims to reach as many people to increase support for the architecture. Their goal is to question the widest possible audience at the developments in architecture. ARCAM is also a sort of clearinghouse for many institutions and companies to further improve existing programs, to support each other and develop together vision for future activities in the field of landscape and architecture.
If you are looking for information about architecture, you should definitely consider visiting this museum in Amsterdam. The room in which mainly provide information on the entire field of architecture and related to it, is at the level of the Prins Hendrikkade. Next to the information you will also find here the exhibition space.
If you are a lover of architecture and would like to interesting buildings and places to visit in Amsterdam, apply first visit the ARCAM. Here you will find include a wealth of information and know exactly where to go in Amsterdam and surroundings. There is a lot of literature available on the subject such as books, magazines, leaflets, websites, maps and a complete cutout archive.
This is freely available to everyone. Finally, it is also called a news wall in the Chamber to which attention to news and current affairs in the field of architecture. ?? There you can see a permanent exhibition that shows Amsterdam's architectural history from the year 800 to the present. There is also five times a year an exhibition on current topics.
The beautiful ARCAM building is worth a visit
This magnificent building was designed by architect Rene van Zuuk. On the outside it is lined with coated aluminum, which as it were over the roof, down to the ground, to the building is draped. On the city side of the building you will see is a very special sculptural form which the entrance. On the waterfront there is a façade entirely of glass. This beautiful building consists of three floors which are connected to each other through voids.
Arcam museum entrance
The Arcam museum entrance is free.