The Music Building was designed by 3XN Architects in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The prize for best Dutch construction in 2006 was received by Kim Herforth Nielsen, principal architect of Danish architects 3XN, at the dinner gala in Utrecht, February 5. The award was given to Muziekgebouw Amsterdam, is the most prestigious recognition of this building yet. For the price of the building, five projects have been proposed, each of them very high standards.
Ultimately, the jury decided for the “Danish” Muziekgebouw. “I am amazed and grateful,” says Kim Herforth Nielsen. “The Muziekgebouw was one of the first projects of international 3XN, and we worked hard to get a piece of unique architecture, which places the end user at the heart of the process. This approach was already our brand in Denmark, our challenge is to continue to insist on this when crossing borders. “The music pavilion was opened in 2005 and has received much attention internationally already rewarded with ULI Europe Award 2006, Dedalo Minosse Award and the 2006 LEAF Awards 2006.