Herman Hertzberger opens exhibition Collective Comeback on January 11


© Herman Hertzberger. Some of Hertzberger's projects have been included in the exhibition at Arcam: The Weesperflat and De Drie Hoven elderly housing. One is a municipal monument, the other will soon be felled by the wrecking ball. Both projects are a textbook example of designing collective spaces.

Lectures November Princeton and Vienna


Herman Hertzberger will give the Kassler lecture at Princeton on November 15th at 6:00 PM. The title of his lecture is 'Space, Place and Accommodation'. The lecture is public.

Interview about NHL in 'Leeuwarden maakt School'


© Ruben van Vliet. Herman Hertzberger was interviewed about the Leeuwarden University.

Het Spoor Terug: 'More durable than snow: the playgrounds of Aldo van Eyck'


The aluminum climbing dome, the horizontal bars and the concrete sandpit: the playground equipment of the architect and designer Aldo van Eyck adorned Amsterdam until the late 1980s.

Lecture Orphanage Van Eyck


© Corné Bastiaansen. After a year and a half of transformation and restoration, developer BPD moved into its new workplace in the former Orphanage of Van Eyck at the IJsbaanpad in Amsterdam.

"Looking inside an external memory in a terraced house"


©Thijs Wolzak. Thijs Wolzak photographs an extraordinary interior every week, this time of Herman Hertzberger.

Article NRC: "Architecture is trouble, we have to start making better buildings"


 © Evert Elzinga. The 85-year-old architect criticized the current urban architecture when Bernard Hulsman's book 'Apenrotsen' was presented. "There will be refugees, babies. Build houses, not expat lofts."

Watch - lectures Herman Hertzberger 85 - Floris Alkemade, Eelco van Welie, Laurens Jan ten Kate and Herman Hertzberger


Not long ago Floris Alkemade, Eelco van Welie, Laurens Jan ten Kate and Herman Hertzberger himself gave a talk at Hertzberger's 85th birthday.

Interview about architecture as visual and social connection


© Joe Pineiro. Education researcher Adam Wood did an interview with Herman Hertzberger about architecture's role in connecting people, in education and as a "tool for social life".