Fortress of Amsterdam


In August 2009 The DesignBus participates in the Summer Academy ‘Trailer park’ which is held on the site of the Kunstfort (‘Art fortress’) at Vijfhuizen. lehner en gunther architecten are giving workshops voor students that are base don their fascination for the relation between man and new, man-made locations such as this fortress, which is a part of the Fortress of Amsterdam.

What is the relation between people and such a young site? In the workshops of the summer academy the architects and the students worked together on a Masterplan for the Fortress of Amsterdam, illustratively focused on the ‘Genieloods’ building and the landscape of the fortress.