Pierre Cuypers

Pierre Cuypers was a prominent Dutch architect renowned for his significant contributions to 19th-century architecture in the Netherlands. Born in 1827 in Roermond, Cuypers is best known for his role in the design and construction of buildings that blend Gothic and Renaissance Revival styles. Cuypers' most famous projects include the Rijksmuseum (opened in 1885) and Amsterdam Centraal Station (opened in 1889), both located in Amsterdam. In addition to these well-known buildings, Cuypers' extensive portfolio includes numerous churches, public buildings, and restorations of historic structures throughout the Netherlands. He died in March 1921.

1885, 2013
Amsterdam Centraal
1889, 2014
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