Naturalis Biodiversity Center (C3 no.404)


Neutelings Riedijk Architects

C3 no.404 / pp.180-197 (18 pages)


Naturalis Biodiversity Center _ Neutelings Riedijk Architects

Leiden, The Netherlands, 2019

Neutelings Riedijk Architects’ future-proof renovation of a well-established national research institute in the Netherlands
Naturalis is the national research institute for biodiversity in the Netherlands, dating from 1820, and founded by King Willem I in Leiden. The institute, which boasts a long and rich history, experienced exponential growth in the last decade which led to an urgent necessity to renovate. The number of visitors increased rapidly to 400,000 per year. […]