ARCAM was founded in 1986 as a foundation and concentrates its activities mainly around Amsterdam. This foundation wants to reach as many people as possible to increase the support for the architecture. Their goal is to involve as large an audience as possible in the developments in architecture. ARCAM is also a kind of coordination center for a large number of institutions and companies to further improve existing programs, support each other and together develop a vision for future activities in the field of landscape and architecture.
ARCAM logo If you are looking for information about architecture, you should definitely pay a visit to this museum in Amsterdam. The space where information is mainly provided about the entire area of architecture and what is associated with it, is located at the level of the Prins Hendrikkade. In addition to the information point, you will also find the exhibition space here.
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, a so-called current wall is also present in this space, which focuses on news and current affairs in the field of architecture. There is a permanent exhibition that shows the history of Amsterdam from the year 800 to the present. In addition, there is also an exhibition about current themes five times a year.
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.