Amsterdam has its origins in the 12th century when locals built a dam over the river Amstel leading to the village being named "Aemstelredamme". In the Middle Ages, Amsterdam was surrounded by a moat, called the Singel, which now forms the innermost ring in the city, and makes the city centre a horseshoe shape. The canal system was heavily developed in the early 17th century, considered the city's Golden Age, to accommodate large scale immigration. Four concentric half-circles of canals with their ends emerging at the IJ bay were constructed. Amsterdam is now home to more than one hundred kilometres of canals. It is thought that the considerations of the layout were purely practical and defensive rather than ornamental. The layout of the inner city canal ring was inscribed on the World Heritage List by Unesco in 2010.
This 3d map of Amsterdam, at a scale of 1:2500, is centred on the Royal Palace and includes the Singel, Prinsengracht, Herengracht and Keizersgracht.. It is made up of nine 200mm x 200mm tiles. The model is mounted in a simple wooden frame and can wall hang or be displayed on a desk or table top.
|MATERIAL||Resin, wooden frame (alt. frame colours available)|
|DIMENSIONS||28in high, 28in wide, 4in deep & 15.5lb approximately.||TAGS||London 3D city map. Accurate scale map. London skyline map. Wall art inspired by architecture. Perfect gift present for an architect. Cool, stylish modern wall art. Buy direct from the maker. Handmade in Britain.|
|Ian from UK|
August 05 2020
Just to let you know 'Shankly Gates' arrived safely this morning. Beautifully crafted, looks superb...
|Donna Carpenter LeBaron from Boston|
July 16 2020
Absolutely stunning. The attention to detail is extraordinary, and the craftsmanship is superb.
|Ze from Jersey City|
July 06 2020
Love the models. Also Gavin has been really patient and helpful with all my questions.
|Candice from West Coast, USA|
June 15 2020
The piece looks amazing and I am looking forward to ordering more to start a collection.
|Dan from South West England|
June 14 2020
All received thanks - v pleased with it
|Marie from London|
June 03 2020
I'm delighted with my model; it's more substantial than I expected & I love the white-ness & the green contrast of the window bars...Many thanks, I am well pleased with my model. (Also the packing, recyclable, thanks)
|Bob Mills from London|
February 01 2020
Battersea Power Station was a gift from my wife, I grew up in the shadow of this building, this piece means so much to me and my family and is an instant heirloom to be passed on.
|Simon from Lewes|
January 29 2020
The Temple is really stunning and beautifully made.
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