Daniël Stalpaert

The Nederlands Scheepvaartmuseum, 's Lands Zeemagazijn, 1656.

Daniël Stalpaert or Daniel Stalpert (1615, in Amsterdam buried 3 December 1676, in Amsterdam), was a Dutch architect who worked on the new town hall of Amsterdam, now the Royal Palace.


The Oosterkerk

He was appointed city architect in 1648. It was part of his job to complete the Town Hall on the Dam Square in Amsterdam, which had been designed by Jacob van Campen. Stalpaert also played a major role in the 1663 urban expansion plan. He designed the city gates Leidsepoort, Weesperpoort and Utrechtsepoort in an austere neo-classical style. Stalpaert was responsible for 's Lands Zeemagazijn (1656), the building which currently houses the collection of the Dutch Maritime Museum. He also designed the Portuguese Synagogue and Oosterkerk in 1669-1671.


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