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6 edition of Merkx + Girod found in the catalog.

Merkx + Girod

Frame Monographs of Contemporary Interior Architects

by Edwin van Onna

  • 144 Want to read
  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Birkhäuser Basel .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Individual architects,
  • Individual designers,
  • Interior design,
  • Interior Design - General,
  • Architecture,
  • Netherlands,
  • Individual Architect,
  • Architecture / General,
  • Frame,
  • Girod,
  • Girod, Patrick,
  • Merkx,
  • Merkx, Evelyne,
  • Non-Classifiable,
  • General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9090735M
    ISBN 10376436744X
    ISBN 109783764367442

    Max Joseph's guide to the most beautiful book stores in the world a bookstore designed by modernist Dutch architects Merkx + Girod. Well worth the pilgrimage to . The following Selexzy store is located in a former Dominican church in Maastricht, Netherland. The bookstore is designed by Dutch architects Merkx + Girod and has won the Lensvelt de Architect Interior Prize in Merkx+Girod architects have created a contemporary bookshop in a former Dominican church, preserving the unique landmark setting. Originally designed by Archibald Elliot in for the Royal Bank, Borders has occupied a prime spot on Royal Exchange Square since the millennium and won over many of the city's book lovers.


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The solution is a multi-level, monumental, black, walk-in bookcase situated asymmetrically in the church. In this way the left hand side of the church retains the complete height whilst on the right, visitors are directed to the upper levels of this steel ‘book-flat’.

Selexyz Dominicanen Bookstore by Merkx+Girod Architecten: “13th century gothic architecture becomes a bookstore through continuos dialogue between history and modernity. In Maastricht, Selexyz Dominicanen Merkx + Girod book a project with Merkx + Girod book souls, where tradition and innovative Merkx + Girod book come together over a Merkx + Girod book book and a good cup of Merkx + Girod book.

Merkx+Girod: interior architects. [Brigitte van Mechelen; Merkx+Girod Architects (Firm)] Patrice Girod; Patrick Girod; Evelyne Merkx; Evelyne Merkx; Patrick Girod: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Brigitte van Mechelen; Merkx+Girod Architects (Firm) Find more information about: ISBN: X Merkx + Girod: Interior Architects (Frame Monographs of Contemporary Interior Architects) [Edwin van Onna] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

After 15 years in the business, Evelyne Merkx and Patrice Girod can boast of having built up the foremost interior-architecture firm in the Netherlands.

Spilling from their portfolio are more than 50 porjects. The Selexyz Dominicanen bookstore, for which Merkx+Girod was awarded the Lensvelt de Architect prize inwelcomes aboutvisitors each year and showca books volumes. ITA La società olandese Boekhandels Groep Nederland richiedeva metri quadrati di spazi commerciali mentre ne erano disponibili solo   Merkx+Girod architects were asked by the Dutch booksellers Selexyz to convert the interior of the former Dominican Church in Maastricht into a modern bookstore.

For the same client M+G had previously designed two bookstores in the cities of The hague and Almere. Merkx + Girod book Merkx+Girod Architecten designed Selexyz Dominicanen Bookstore in a 13th century Dominican church located in Maastricht.

from Merkx+Girod Architecten: “13th century Merkx + Girod book architecture becomes a bookstore through continuos dialogue Merkx + Girod book history and modernity. In Maastricht, Selexyz Dominicanen is a project with multiple souls, where tradition. Merkx + Girod has been involved in remodelling a number of historic buildings in the Netherlands, including Amsterdam's Rijksmuseum and Van Gogh Museum.

It has also designed numerous shops and. After more than fifteen years in the business, Evelyne Merkx and Patrice Girod can boast of having built up the foremost interior-architecture firm in the Netherlands.

PB visited all their work on location, and the book presentes a multi-layered view of their projects, combining static photography with a video stills presenting the everyday’s use of the architecture. Dutch architects Merkx + Girod have won the Lensvelt de Architect Interior Prize for their Boekhandel Selexyz Dominicanen in Maastricht - a bookstore inside a former Dominican church.

Merkx+Girod have the reputation of being one of the leading interior design and architecture practices in the Netherlands. The company was founded in by interior architect Evelyne Merkx and architect Patrice Girod and from the beginning tectonics have gone hand-in-hand with a consideration of space, the treatment of surfaces, and the selection of highquality materials.

13th century Dominican Church Converted Into Contemporary Bookstore by Merkx+Girod Architecten Location: Maastricht, Netherlands Year: Area: 1, sqm Photo courtesy: Roos Aldershoff Description: 13th century gothic architecture becomes a bookstore through continuos dialogue between history and modernity.

In Maastricht, Selexyz Dominicanen is a project with. The interior was designed by Merkx+Girod architects, the renovation and building work Merkx + Girod book carried out by Atelier Pro architects. Each building was approached differently. The row of buildings designed by the architect Vingboons were restored where possible; the structure of parallel bearing walls and the monumental wood floors were retained and.

The project known as Selexyz Dominicanen Maastricht, designed by architecture firm Merkx + Girod, exemplifies a brilliant union between the opposing aesthetics. The space maintains the church’s architectural structure and definitive design attributes while inviting the contemporary stylings of a modern bookstore.

[Photos: Merkx+Girod/courtesy Phaidon, Roos Aldershoff/Merkx+Girod/courtesy Phaidon] “Adaptive reuse” has long had a halo, wafting the aura Author: Kelsey Campbell-Dollaghan.

The following Selexzy store is located in a former Dominican church in Maastricht, Netherland. The bookstore is designed by Dutch architects Merkx + Girod and has won the Lensvelt de Architect Interior Prize in Merkx+Girod architects have created a contemporary bookshop in a former Dominican church, preserving the unique landmark setting.

The contemporary building interior of the Bookstore Selexyz Dominicanen was designed by Merkx+Girod architects in Maastricht, Netherlands for the Dutch booksellers Selexyz Dominicanen. Merkx+Girod were commissioned by the Dutch booksellers to convert the interior of the former Dominican Church in Maastricht into a modern bookstore.

(Picture credit: Merkx+Girod / Merk X) AFTER: Boekhandel Selexyz Dominicanen, Maastricht, Netherlands, Merkx + Girod Architects; transformed Inhaving been used as a school, exhibition centre and printing house, the church was transformed into a modern bookstore offering an ethereal quality to the ancient joy of reading/5(8).

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9-okt - Polare Bookstore (used to be Selexyz Bookstore), Maastricht, The Netherlands. Interior design by Merkx-Girod. This bookstore houses in an over years old church and was voted for the most beautiful bookstore in the world in This store is also a cultural podium for book related lectures, musical performances, debates and signing sessions.

8 - Amsterdam-based studio Merkx+Girod Architecten has converted a 13th century Dominican church in Maastricht into an impressive contemporary bookstore.

View in gallery View in gallery View in gallery View in gallery View in gallery View in gallery View in gallery View in gallery View in gallery View in gallery Selexyz Do. Amsterdam-based architects Merkx + Girod have designed new postal stores for Dutch logistics company TNT.

Employees at the new postal stores work at Corian service desks in the centre of the shop Author: Rose Etherington. The Selexyz Dominicanen bookstore is housed in a year-old former Catholic church in the Netherlands city of Maastricht.

Badly neglected for much of the past years, the 13th century church was transformed into a bookstore by Amsterdam-based architects Merkx Girod.

13th Century Church Converted to modern Library This 13th century Dominican 1, square meter church is located in Maastricht, Holland, has been transformed by Merkx + Girod architectural firm, into a modern book store. Led by architecture firm Merkx + Girod, the new installations are highlighted by a towering, three-storey black steel book stack stretching up to the stone vaults.

The highest shelves are Author: Diane Pham. Dutch architecture firms SatijnPlus Architecten and Merkx + Girod transformed a decrepit 13th-century church into a spectacular bookstore in the center of : Elizabeth Stamp.

The Passionate Pilgrim of Titchfield: Hazwan Ariff Hakimi: The Passionate Pilgrim of Titchfield; Event-Space. William Shakespeare; The Events The Project. Precedents > > > Further Readings; Selexyz Dominicanen Bookstore / Merkx+Girod Architecten Selexyz Dominicanen Bookstore / Merkx+Girod Architecten.

This breathtaking place is a former Dominican church that was converted into a new retail location for bookseller Selexyz Dominicanen. The architecture firm was Merkx+Girod. From Design Top News. Merkx + Girod won the Lensvelt de Architect Interior Prize in for their work on the site.

Atlantis Books, Oía, Santorini, Greece Intwo American undergrads (philosophy majors, natch) went to Santorini, soon ran out of reading material, realized there was no bookstore on the island, and—over wine—decided to move there and open one.

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A double bed was installed at the rear of thetruck allowing two adults to [ ]. The Selexyz Dominicanen bookstore, for which Merkx+Girod was awarded the Lensvelt de Architect prize inwelcomes aboutvisitors each year and showca books volumes.

photo© Roos Aldershoff. 15+ of the Coolest Bookstores to Visit Around the World By Kelly Richman-Abdou on Janu Many things may vary from city to city, but one thing is for sure: you can always count on bookshops to be treasure troves of knowledge and entertainment.

But, the way that architecture firm Merkx + Girod maximized the interior space of Selexyz Dominicanen, there is a secure future to this historical building that became a must-see for book lovers and architecture lovers alike.

Even the Guardian named this bookstore one of the World’s Best Bookshops in the world back in With a major renovation under supervision of the Amsterdam architectenbureau J.

Van Stigt the building was turned into the Headquarters of Trimp & van Tartwijk Property Performance. Amsterdam based interior architects Merkx + Girod designed a bright modern interior with great respect to the monument.

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This is not the first church converted to a bookstore that we have shown; in Merkx+Girod Architecten converted a 13th century Dominican church in Maastricht, turning it.

The church, fortunately, did not fall into ruin despite being abandoned for more than years. It served many purposes, including a bicycle warehouse until it was restored in for its current use as a magnificent and elegant Dutch architectural firm MERKX + GIROD was commissioned to renovate the old church.

19 New Architecture and Design Books For Summer The book is organized into four categories: Lost, Forgotten, Reimagined, and Transformed, with entries accompanied by informative briefs, photographs, and in some cases drawings, diagrams, and renderings.

Merkx + Girod Architects; transformed (from Ruin and Redemption in. The Guardian - Back to home. but thanks to a radical refurbishment by Dutch architects Merkx + Girod it has been turned into what could but few book lovers can fail to be beguiled by the. A former Dominican church becomes a bookshop, designed by Merkx+Girod for Dutch giant Boekhandels Groep Nederland (BGN).

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