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ARCHITECTURE

The Big Picture (1): The Glass Farm by MVRDV

The Big Picture (1): The Glass Farm by MVRDV

The unsuspecting visitor won’t believe his eyes. But that seems to be the whole point of the Glass Farm by Dutch architect firm MVRDV. This remarkable building in the village of Schijndel, officially opened in January, combines form with function and does so in a hallucinatory way.

by × 6 March 2013

FESTIVALS

13 Summer Festivals to Spend Your Money On in 2013

13 Summer Festivals to Spend Your Money On in 2013

Summer festivals in the Netherlands: there are plenty, in all shapes and sizes. Whether you want to go wild for one day or for a whole weekend, whether you like pop, dance, comedy or theatre – it’s all there. But where to go? We made a list of 13 summer festivals worth spending your energy and money on in 2013. Take your pick!

by × 19 February 2013

MUSIC

Jacco Gardner. Photo: Nick Helderman

One to Watch: Jacco Gardner, Dutch Son of Syd Barrett

Meet Jacco Gardner, 24, from the small city of Hoorn, forty kilometers north of Amsterdam. His debut album Cabinet of Curiosities was released on 11 February and sounds like a forgotten Syd Barrett record. Which is a good thing, of course. In March, Gardner plans to take over the US with his neo-psych baroque pop.

by × 18 February 2013