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Thu 17 September 2015

News from Dutch & Japanese Trade Federation

DUJAT / Dutch & Japanese Trade Federation is pleased to announce the start of a successful collaboration between two DUJAT members for the new museum shop of the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

2015 marks the 125th commemoration of Vincent van Gogh’s death. On 5 September, the museum opened a new entrance on the Museumplein. The draft design was prepared by Kisho Kurokawa Architect and Associates, the firm founded by the late Kisho Kurokawa, designer of the temporary exhibitions wing opened in 1999. Hans van Heeswijk Architecten then elaborated on this to create a solution in which the existing wing and the new structure form a surprising new whole.

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